The Metropolitan Opera: Capriccio Synopsis
On Opening Night of the 2008–09 season, Renée Fleming dazzled audiences when she sang the final scene of Strauss’s wise and worldly meditation on art and life. Now she performs the entire work, in which the composer explores the essence of opera...

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Very enjoyable Modern Opera

By wallys
This opera combines wonderful music, an amusing but intellectual libretto, and Renee Flemming as the Countess. What more could one ask for?...

Awesome Capriccio!

By bhamviola
Renee Fleming is the reigning Strauss diva. What a wonderful performance by the whole cast, and by the superb orchestra at the Metropolitan Opera....

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By 51beaver
An excellent production. Having also attended several Met performances in person I can say this is almost like being there. It has the advantage of close-ups. The production quality is excellent....

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By mov12today
I was disappointed with the Opera Capriccio; I felt it was more like a play put to music. Although the arguments presented regarding poetry vs music were thought provoking, the music was...

Capriccio

By mariejose
It is always a great pleasure to hear and see Renee Fleming; however this opera or this production was boring....

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By eburtonk
The opera as a whole was at best fair The last 20 minutes when Renee Fleming is singing was special!!!! The three male parts were better than adequate....

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By jacopp
This was my second opera and it was great and this is one of the great things about operas this had a funny side also....

Excellent production.

By tkudina
The only thing - to runs without an intermission for almost 2 hours. I guess it's an advantage to be in a movie theater rather than in the opera house....

very pleasant

By jlm2bos
very enjoyable afternoon opera top talent voices light story many smiles and chuckles...

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By skmura
Production, singing, etc. excellent. Renee Fleming is fabulous. This opera was better understood because of HD -- long, non-action required seeing expressions to fully appreciate. No intermission...

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Rated NR | For Suitable for all audiences