The Metropolitan Opera: Capriccio Encore 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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Nothing better!

By gulfportbear
With my favorite composer AND my favorite soprano, I could not have been happier with this HD Re-broadcast of a MetOpera performance I saw 7 times at the Met. I was terribly dissapointed with the...

not a movie

By mlwharp
The Metropolitan Opera Company is one of the finest in the world. We are so lucky that they broadcast their productions worldwide now in theaters. This is no movie, so don't expect one. Real...

Capriccio Encore

By movies4marge
Loved it! Still heard "boom! boom!" from the theater next to mine. Wish the manager could put a quiet movie next to the opera showings....

Capriccio

By hjslater
Although I am a lover of Strauss's Elektra and Salome, this was an absolute bore. However, in all fairness, Renee Fleming was magnificent, especially in Act II, which was, for her, a tour de force. I...

capriccio

By myrlin
A must see...

Capriccio a must see

By afjwa
This production was truly one of the great ones in my experience. Fleming is superb; it's as though the role were written for her. But the rest of the cast is of the same high quality. There isn't a...

Capriccio, Met HD production

By jaswwaters
Another triumph for Renee Fleming and the MET. An opera I will probably never have a chnace to see live. I heard in 3 times on Sirius and now I understand it. Not Strauss's greatest, of course, but...

Capricco Encore

By operafirst
The story is not interesting, but with Renee Flemming in th title roll, it was a satisfying experience....

Capriccio

By jqmazur
Have loved all the opers, but this was not my favorite....

HD Capriccio Encore

By stanhopkins
The piece suffers from the thing it decries - too much recitative and a trivial and overwrought story. The female lead does her best, but elongated shots of here in ecstasy while the band plays on...

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Rated NR | For Suitable for all audiences