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Arts & Entertainment - June 2, 2023

Mostly smooth sailing in West Bay Opera's 'Dutchman'

Wagner's challenging score rocks the boat, but well-matched lead voices make just the right splash

by Michael J. Vaughn

West Bay Opera's production of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman is a bit like an old muscle car: a little rough around the edges, but equipped with a powerful engine.

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