The compelling Dutchman

By Andrew Clark [Financial Times, 24 February 2009]
For a fairly popular opera, Der fliegende Holl‰nder does not come round often. Like Wagner’s anti-hero, cursed to wander the seas and only put in to land every seven years, the work itself seems fated to be an infrequent visitor, forever in search
of the elusive production that might be worthy of it.