The Metropolitan Opera: Capriccio
NCM Fathom brings the fifth season of the Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in movie theaters nationwide. The broadcast of Strauss's opera Capriccio will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT in select movie theaters. 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 itself. Joseph Kaiser and Sarah Connolly also star, and Andrew Davis conducts.
Cast: Renée Fleming, Russell Braun, Joseph Kaiser, Morten Frank Larsen, Sarah Connolly, Renée Fleming
Written by: Richard Strauss
Running time: 3hr 25min
Opens: Apr 23, 2011 Limited
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