Classical Blu-Ray Disc New Releases

Classical Blu-Ray Disc New Releases

Below is a list of all Classical Blu-Ray Disc titles released in the last 180 days.

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Donizetti:Roberto Devereux (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $64.00 Pre-order
GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti:Roberto Devereux (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Teatro Real Madrid / Mariella Devia, Marco Caria, Silvia Tro Santafe, Gregory Kunde / Bruno Campanella (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
In the last and most dramatic aria in Roberto Devereux, one of the four Tudor period operas composed by Donizetti in 1837 (along with Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Il Castello di Kenilworth), the protagonist, Queen Elizabeth I of England, exclaims:...
Handel: Alcina / Tamerlano (complete operas recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Pre-order
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Alcina / Tamerlano (complete operas recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Sandrine Piau, Maite Beaumont, Christophe Dumaux, Jeremy Ovenden, Sophie Karthauser, Ann Hallenberg / Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset (conduct
[ Alpha BLU-RAY / 2 Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
"This is essential viewing for those who take Handel as a dramatist seriously." Gramophone DVD of the Month January 2017
Verdi: I Masnadieri (compete opera recorded in 2012) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Pre-order
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: I Masnadieri (compete opera recorded in 2012) BLU-RAY
Teatro di San Carlo / Giacomo Prestia, Aquiles Machado, Artur RuciƄski, Lucrecia Garcia / Nicola Luisotti (cond)
[ C Major / Unitel Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
"This is an exciting performance. Gabriele Lavia's steampunk production is stylish and plays up the violence and tension that underpin the opera. Nicola Luisotti's conducting does likewise, as he is sharp and authoritative" Opera Now Five Stars
Sotelo: El Público (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Pre-order
MAURICIO SOTELO
Sotelo: El Público (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Teatro Real Madrid / José Antonio López, Thomas Tatzl and Jesús Méndez / Pablo Heras-Casado (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Klangforum Wien and the Coro Titular del Teatro Real in this performance of Mauricio Sotelo's opera. Soloists include José Antonio López, Thomas Tatzl and Jesús Méndez.
Verdi: Macbeth (complete opera recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Pre-order
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Macbeth (complete opera recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY
Teatro Regio di Parma / Leo Nucci, Enrico Iori, Sylvie Valayre / Bruno Bartoletti (cond)
[ C Major / Unitel Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
"The casting of the then 64 year old Leo Nucci as Macbeth with the so much younger Sylvie Valayre as his wife adds an interesting dimension: the power behind the throne being the younger-model driving force." (MusicWeb July 2007)
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017 BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $30.00 Low Stock
THE STRAUSS FAMILY & OTHERS
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017 BLU-RAY
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 9/Feb/2017 ]
As a brand name, the Vienna New Year's Concert can trace back its origins to 31 December 1939. In other words, the concert initially took place on the last day of the year. By 1941, however, it was being held on 1 January, when the Vienna...
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $36.00 In Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo / Antonio Pappano (conductor)
[ Decca Music Group Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
BLU-RAY - 'Kaufmann and Antonacci are that rare breed: superb singers who can also act with subtlety and passion' The Guardian
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 BLU-RAY cover
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GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 BLU-RAY
Waltraud Meier (mezzo) Genia Kühmeier (soprano) / Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra (HR-Sinfonieorchester), Paavo Järvi
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
This has already been internationally acclaimed as one of the most important Mahler projects of the new millennium. Bonus: Introductions to Symphonies Nos. 3 + 4 with Paavo Järvi. Outstanding soloists: Waltraud Meier, Genia Kühmeier SOUND...
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $37.00 In Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Metropolitan Opera / Diana Damrau, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, Nicolas Teste / Gianandrea Noseda (cond)
[ Erato Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 24/Jan/2017 ]
"The Met has thrown everything they have at Les Pêcheurs de Perles. The current new production, shared with English National Opera, serves in New York as a vehicle for star soprano Diana Damrau." The Guardian
Wagner: Lohengrin (complete opera recorded at the Bayreuth Festival, August 2011 BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Lohengrin (complete opera recorded at the Bayreuth Festival, August 2011 BLU-RAY
Bayreuth Festival / Klaus Florian Vogt, Annette Dasch, Petra Lang, Jukka Rasilainen / Andris Nelsons (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
Hans Neuenfels's striking new production of Wagner's fairytale opera gives this medieval story of doomed love and sorcery the Bayreuth treatment. As controversial as it is stimulating, this production was the talk of the 2011 Festival, and showcases...
Janacek: Jenufa (Complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Low Stock
LEOS JANACEK
Janacek: Jenufa (Complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY
Deutsche Oper Berlin / Jennifer Larmore, Will Hartmann, Ladislav Elgr, Hanna Schwarz / Donald Runnicles (cond)
[ ArtHaus Musik Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"The action is lightly moved into the 20th century, to around the time of the opera's premiere...Both Larmore and Michaela Kaune's older-looking than usual Jenufa give full-voiced, fluent readings of their roles." Gramophone
Verdi: Rigoletto (complete opera recorded in 2004) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $28.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Rigoletto (complete opera recorded in 2004) BLU-RAY
Gran Teatre Del Liceu / Marcelo Álvarez, Carlos Álvarez , Inva Mula, Julian Konstantinov, Nino Surguladze / Jesus-Lopez Cobos (cond)
[ Arthaus Legendary Performances BLU-RAY / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
Sound Format: PCM Stereo Picture Format: 16:9 | Original Language: IT Subtitles: IT, GB, DE, FR, ES, Catalan | Running Time: 130 mins Resolution: 1080i High Definition (Upscale) Blu-ray Disc 25 GB (Single Layer) | FSK: 0
Wagner: Tannhäuser (complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Out of Stock
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RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Tannhäuser (complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY
Gran Teatre del Liceu / Peter Seiffert, Petra Maria Schnitzer, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, Günther Groissböck, Markus Eiche / Sebastian Weigle (cond)
[ C Major / Unitel Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"Peter Seiffert sings powerfully and expressively as Tannhauser, and Petra Maria a bit too powerfully as Elisabeth. The orchestra, under Sebastian Weigle, gives a strong account of the score" (BBC Music)
Verdi: Requiem (receorded at the Hollywood Bowl 2013) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Requiem (receorded at the Hollywood Bowl 2013) BLU-RAY
Julianna Di Giacomo, Michelle DeYoung, Vittorio Grigolo, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo / LA Philharmonic & LA Master Chorale, Gustavo Dudamel
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
Great cast with Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Ildebrando D´Arcangelo (Covent Garden, LA Opera, Salzburg Festival), Vittorio Grigolo (Covent Garden, Scala, MET), Michelle DeYoung (MET, Bayreuth, Scala), Julianna Di...
Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera [The Masked Ball] (complete opera recorded in 2005) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $45.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera [The Masked Ball] (complete opera recorded in 2005) BLU-RAY
Leipzig Opera / Massimiliano Pisapia, Franco Vassallo, Chiara Taigi, Annamaria Chiuri, Eun Yee You / Riccardo Chailly
[ EuroArts / Unitel Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"traditional costumes and stylized sets...[Talgi] has a pure, warm soprano, finely controlled in her legato singing, and Franco Vassallo sings magnificently, making his defying aria, Eri tu, a powerful climax, helped by Riccardo Chailly's conducting"
Verdi: Luisa Miller (complete opera recorded in 2012) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Luisa Miller (complete opera recorded in 2012) BLU-RAY
Malmo Opera / Olesya Golovneva, Vladislav Sulimsky, Taras Shtonda & Luc Robert / Michael Güttler (cond)
[ Arthaus Musik Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"[Golovneva] makes her debut as Luisa and she sings radiantly. Her last act aria is heavenly...this DVD is a sure way of falling in love with one of Verdi's most delectable scores." MusicWeb
Verdi: la Traviata (complete opera recorded in 2011) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: la Traviata (complete opera recorded in 2011) BLU-RAY
The Oper Graz / Marlis Petersen, Kristina Antonie Fehrs, Fran Lubahn, Giuseppe Varano / Tecwyn Evans (cond)
[ Arthaus Musik Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"Tecwyn Evans conducts with great rhythmic acuity and finds pace and tension without rushing or becoming unduly loud...An outstanding issue and a quite draining experience." Gramophone
Verdi: La Traviata [complete opera recorded in 2012] BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $45.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: La Traviata [complete opera recorded in 2012] BLU-RAY
Opera Australia / Emma Matthews, Gianluca Terranova, Jonathan Summers / Brian Castles-Onion (cond)
[ Opus Arte Opera Australia Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"Emma Matthews's Violetta is exuberant and breathtakingly accurate...she has nothing to fear from close scrutiny and amid what must have been considerable challenges she feels free enough to wow the audience." Gramophone
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in October 2013) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in October 2013) BLU-RAY
Palazzo Ducale di Venezia / Gregory Kunde, Carmela Remigio, Lucio Gallo, Elisabetta Martorana / Myung-Whun Chung (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
Directed by Francesco Micheli, this special outdoor "event production" of the Gran Teatro La Fenice supports the claim that "Venice is asserting itself more than ever on a global scale as one of the great capitals of music" (GB Opera).
Janacek: The Makropulos Case (complete opera recorded in 2011) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
LEOS JANACEK
Janacek: The Makropulos Case (complete opera recorded in 2011) BLU-RAY
Salzburg Festival / Angela Denoke, Raymond Very, Peter Hoare, Jurgita Adamonyte, Johan Reuter / Esa-Pekka Salonen (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"The vocal performances are nearly all compelling. The men - Janacek's usual weak and neurotic bunch - are entirely believable...Both the lead and female roles are remarkably complete." (BBC Music)