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Bayreuth’s Dutchman: Crating Fans

There is a great deal of excitement in Der fliegende Holländer.  The overture is one source.  If you ever doubted Franz Lachner’s remark that “the wind blows out at you wherever you open the score,” the truth will be confirmed in the first minute of Christian Thielemann’s vivid conducting.  Fresh sound soars out of the invisible pit, […]