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|Dutchman flies into north-east Scotland|
|In Harry Fehr’s much-anticipated new production of The Flying Dutchman for Scottish Opera, the setting is in Scotland – as Wagner had originally intended before a last-minute switch to Norway during rehearsals for the first production in 1843. Fehr also brings the setting to the north-east of Scotland in the 1970s, a time when Scotland was getting to grips with North Sea oil, and indeed, a silhouette of an oil rig emerging out of a bluish fog is depicted on the front stage gauze.|
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