Future Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducts Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer Beginning April 25.
Michael Volle stars as the Dutchman, with Amber Wagner as Senta and
Jay Hunter Morris as Erik, all in Met role debuts
New York, NY – Future Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts his first Wagner opera with the company, Der Fliegende Holländer, beginning April 25. The opera, which has not been seen at the Met since 2010, features Michael Volle as the Dutchman, the ghostly sailor damned to sail the seas in search of the love that will set him free. Amber Wagner sings the role of Senta, opposite Jay Hunter Morris as the huntsman Erik. The cast also features Dolora Zajick as Senta’s nurse Mary with Ben Bliss as the Steersman and Franz-Josef Selig as Senta’s father Daland.
Performances: April 25, 29mat; May 4, 8, 12. Curtain times vary: complete schedule here. Running time: 2 hours and 21 minutes, no intermission.