Der Fliegende Holl‰nder, Aalto Music Theatre, Essen

Hollander_aalto_detail.jpgBy Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times, 27 April 2006]
Senta slits the Flying Dutchmanís throat with a razor. After all, she vowed to stay faithful unto death. Better, surely, than flinging herself over a cliff. He gets his longed-for freedom, she finally gets to assert herself.