A New Production Of The Dutchman - in Logan, Utah

Written By The Wagnerian on Thursday, 4 July 2013 | 6:46:00 am


Its always good to see Wagner away from the usual places. Tickets starting at $12!

A new production of Der fliegende Holländer from Utah Festival Opera.

The Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre (also known as the UFOMT) is an opera company based in Logan, Utah. The company performs four fully staged works with orchestra in repertory every July and August at the Ellen Eccles Theatre on Logan's Main Street. The works performed range from operas to operettas to musicals.

The company was founded in 1992 by operatic tenor Michael Ballam, a music professor at Utah State University, and a native of Logan. Besides being director of the company, he has also sung lead roles in many productions over the years.

Sung in German with projected English titles

PERFORMANCES

July 10, 19, 25, & August 3*, 9*, 2013
(*matinee)

THE CAST

Senta Elizabeth Beers Kataria - Click here to hear performing live
The Dutchman Kristopher Irmiter - Click here to hear his Dutchman)
Erik John Pickle
Daland Richard Zuch
The Steersman Ben Bongers

Conductor Karen Keltner
Director Jack Shouse

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