Great Performances

The Final Scene of Capriccio

Clip: Season 5 | 1m 13s

Renee Fleming performs an aria as The Countess in a portion of the Final Scene from Richard Strauss's Capriccio, conducted by Andrew Davis in John Cox's production, at the Metropolitan Opera. Capriccio airs for Great Performances at the Met August 14 at 12 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 08/13/11

Rating: TV-G

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