Posted April 17, 2012


English National Opera is preparing to launch their new production of Der fliegende Holländer with a big splash. The new production by Jonathan Kent opens April 23 at the London Coliseum stars James Creswell and Orla Boylan and will be conducted by ENO’s Music Director Edward Gardner.

As part of the event – ENO has launced a Wagner App “All Aboard the Dutchman” for I-Phone and Droid available at:

A unique feature of this app is one where you take your picture, frame it and then “photo shop” it with various rakish hair styles and facial hair. There is also a page with interesting information about Flying Dutchman. Who knew Wagner could be so much fun?

Seven performances

image courtesy of English National Opera 2011 – 2012