by Richard Strauss
Christian Thielemann conducted the Robert Carsen production of Capriccio, Richard Strauss's final opera, at the Palais Garnier in Paris starting June 14, 2004, with Renee Fleming as the Countess, Anne Sofie von Otter as Clairon, Rainer Trost as Flamand, Franz Hawlata as La Roche and Gerald Finley as Olivier, reports an Associated Press article at

R. Strauss - Capriccio / Fleming, von Otter, Finley, Trost, Henschel, Hawlata, Dell'Oste, Banks, Tear, Schirmer, Paris Opera (2005)
EMI recording with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Compact disc
DVD with Kiri Te Kanawa and Simon Keenlyside, San Francisco Opera