23. April 2011 · Comments Off on Capriccio · Categories: Opera, Photos

I spent my morning (and 30 minutes of my afternoon) at the Met. Not in New York, of course (although some year I sure hope I get to a live performance!), but at one of the movie theater performances. It was Richard Strauss’s Capriccio … and it was wonderful! I’m so glad I went.

Below are just a few photos, completely untouched up or straightened, but I’m too tired and lazy to do anything other than post ’em!
Countdown time. (They began at about 10:15, I believe; does the Met always start late, or do they delay these simulcasts? Or both?)

Another fave of mine (and great blogger) Joyce DiDonato, interviewed Renée Fleming before the start (prerecorded, perhaps? I wonder!):

Not a lot of younger folks in this photo, but I did see one young girl in a when the showed the crowd at another point:

I was happy to get to hear Russell Braun again — he sang in Nixon in China and I really enjoy his voice):

Renée Fleming takes a bow:

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