Flying Dutchman

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the captain of a phantom ship (the Flying Dutchman) who was condemned to sail against the wind until Judgment Day

a phantom ship that is said to appear in storms near the Cape of Good Hope

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Further performances of The Flying Dutchman follow at Leeds Town Hall (June 30), Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (July 8) and Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham (July 11).
Fraud charges: Andrew Diack, who died after being assaulted at The Flying Dutchman pub, and (inset) his executor Bill Williams.
A purse of 1,000 sovereigns ensured a rematch at York on May 13, 1851, and in front of packed stands, The Flying Dutchman, with a sober Marlow on his back, gained revenge, winning the 2m thriller by a length, as depicted in a painting by John Frederick Herring.
in this third book in the Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series.
The Flying Dutchman, Welsh National Opera Birmingham Hippodrome.
Beginning in June, the Air France Frequence Plus and KLM Flying Dutchman programs will be merged into a single program, called Flying Blue.
The trio have continent-hopped across Europe and North America as Charbonnet sang leads or prominent roles in Fidelio, Aida, Cavalleria Rusticana, The Flying Dutchman, and Die Walkure.
Wagner's The Flying Dutchman, sung in German, will feature English supertitles and women dancing Denni Sayers's choreography on pointe in the last act.
Is the flying Dutchman in Wagner's opera by that name really a sort of wandering Jew in disguise, who must die in order to be redeemed?
So he went wandering around the world, to London, to the Bahamas, and finally to Las Vegas, like some incorporated Flying Dutchman.
The Flying Dutchman The Philharmonic Hall PERA North comes to Liverpool next week with Wagner's The Flying Dutchman.
In the first of two consecutive appearances the orchestra's music director Richard Farnes is conducting Bartok's Second Violin Concerto, widely regarded as one of the greatest orchestral works of the 20th century; Beethoven's Seventh Symphony, famous for its ferocious rhythmic drive; and Wagner's overture to the opera The Flying Dutchman.
Classical Wagner Royal Scottish National Opera THIS generous 80 minute disc of overtures and preludes includes eight items taken from Neeme Jarvi's previous releases of Wagner's orchestral music on Chandos plus a recording of The Flying Dutchman overture.
But The Flying Dutchman is one of his shortest, at about two hours and twenty minutes, not to mention his most popular.