The Flying Dutchman
Author(s): Music by Richard Wagner, words by Glyn Maxwell
Company: OperaUpClose and Manchester Camerata
Running time: 2h 15min approx
Age recommendation: 12+
The Flying Dutchman is a haunting political tale exploring the displacement of people and the psychology and realities of living on an island with hardening borders, bringing an urgent and contemporary relevance to the fable of the ship's captain cursed to roam the sea forever.