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Capriccio (2011, original release: 2011)


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Published: London, England : Decca, [2011] ©2011
Series: Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Description:  2 videodiscs (149 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9786314511562, 6314511569 :,
Language:  German

Opera in 1 act

Program notes in English by John Cox and George Hall, and synopsis (15 p. : ports. ; 18 cm.) laid in container

Renėe Fleming (Die Gräfin) ; Joseph Kaiser (Flamand) ; Russell Braun (Olivier) ; Peter Rose (La Roche) ; Morten Frank Larsen (Der Graf) ; Sarah Connolly (Clarion) ; Olga Makarina (Eine italienische Sängerin) ; Barry Banks (Ein italienischer Tenor) ; Michael Devlin (Der Haushofmeister) ; Bernard Fitch (Monsieur Taupe) ; supporting soloists ; Joyce DiDonato, host ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; Andrew Davis, conductor

Recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, April 23, 2011

Strauss's final opera, first seen at the Met in 1998 in this John Cox production, was revived in 2010 for Renée Fleming. One of the world's great Strauss interpreters, she brought a "plush and alluring" voice and "noble phrasing" to her portrayal of the Countess

DVD; sound format in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; aspect ratio 16:9; NTSC; region code 0 (worldwide)

Sung in German; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Chinese; introduction spoken in English

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Additional Credits:
Krauss, Clemens, 1893-1954, librettist
Halvorson, Gary, director
McClintock, Peter, director
Fleming, Renée, performer
Kaiser, Joseph, performer
Braun, Russell, 1968- performer
Rose, Peter, 1961- performer
Larsen, Morten Frank, performer
Connolly, Sarah, performer
Devlin, Michael, 1942- performer
Fitch, Bernard, performer
Davis, Andrew, 1944- conductor
Cox, John, 1935 March 12- production personnel
Pagano, Mauro, 1951-1988, set designer
Perdziola, Robert, costume designer
Schuler, Duane, lighting designer
Caniparoli, Val, choreographer
DiDonato, Joyce, host
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.).
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.),

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