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Der fliegende Holländer Seminar

June 29, 2020 - July 1, 2020

40th Annual Seminar

Part 1:

Hans Rudolf Vaget, Prof. Emeritus of German Studies, Smith College, “Der fliegende Holländer: The Jewish Connection: Wagner and Heinrich Heine”

Peter Bloom, Prof. of Humanities, Emeritus, Smith College, “Der fliegende Holländer: The French Connection” – Joe Pearce, President, Vocal Record Collectors Society, “Sentas: Known and Unknown”

Interview with two cast members: Franz-Josef Selig (Daland) and David Portillo (Steersman). Interviewed by F. Peter Phillips.

Part 2:

Victoria Bond, composer, conductor/music director, “Der fliegende Holländer: New Perspectives and Productions”

Jeffrey Swann, Ph.D., Concert Pianist and Professor, NYU, “Wagner Discovers Beethoven: A new understanding, revolutionized in Der fliegende Holländer” – Moderated by F. Peter Phillips

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June 29, 2020
July 1, 2020
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