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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Verdi: La Traviata (complete opera recorded at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: La Traviata (complete opera recorded at the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus 2015) BLU-RAY
Baden-Baden Festspielhaus / Olga Peretyatko, Atalla Ayan, Simone Piazzola, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, Tom Fox / Pablo Heras-Casado (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
Staged by Rolando Villazón Star tenor and director Rolando Villazón's staging of La Traviata at the Festspielhaus in Baden Baden is "visually spectacular" (The Huffington Post) and made for "an enthusiastic reception for the premiere" (Stuttgarter...
Boito: Mefistofele (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 Low Stock
ARRIGO BOITO
Boito: Mefistofele (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Bayerische Staatsoper München / René Pape, Joseph Calleja, Kristine Opolais, Karine Babajanyan / Omer Meir Wellber (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
Making his debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper, director Roland Schwab (a protégé of the legendary Ruth Berghaus) plays devil's advocate by setting the opera in a nightmarish atmosphere.
Beethoven: The Symphonies (with works by Rodrigo, Berlioz & Strauss) [recorded 2012-14] cover
add to cart $110.00 Low Stock
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: The Symphonies (with works by Rodrigo, Berlioz & Strauss) [recorded 2012-14]
Johan Reuter (bass) Pepe Romero (guitar) / Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
[ Dacapo Blu-ray / 3 Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
The Spanish Maestro Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (1933-2014) concluded his acclaimed international conducting career of almost six decades with two memorable years as the venerated Principal Conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Recorded...
Berg: Wozzeck (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Low Stock
ALBAN BERG
Berg: Wozzeck (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Christian Gerhaher, Brandon Jovanovich, Mauro Peter, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke / Fabio Luisi (cond)
[ Accentus Music Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
"This is a finely honed production that follows its premise to an absurdist conclusion with slick theatricality and dispassionate zeal." Gramophone Blu-ray of the Month Nov 2016
Hamlet (recorded live in 2016) cover
add to cart $47.00 In Stock
SHAKESPEARE
Hamlet (recorded live in 2016)
Royal Shakespeare Company / Paapa Essiedu (Hamlet), Natalie Simpson (Ophelia), Cyril Nri (Polonius), Clarence Smith (Claudius), Tanya Moodie, Hiran Ab
[ Opus Arte DVD / Blu-ray Disc - released 18/Nov/2016 ]
Press Reviews "It is an utterly engaging performance by Paapa Essiedu." (The Times ★★★★) "... the percussive music of Sola Akingbola makes a vital contribution to a production that makes you feel, even if you are seeing Hamlet for the 50th...
Hamlet (recorded live in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $47.00 Low Stock
SHAKESPEARE
Hamlet (recorded live in 2016) BLU-RAY
Royal Shakespeare Company / Paapa Essiedu (Hamlet), Natalie Simpson (Ophelia), Cyril Nri (Polonius), Clarence Smith (Claudius), Tanya Moodie, Hiran Ab
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 18/Nov/2016 ]
... an arresting, accessible and entertaining production, with a shooting star of a central performance." (The Stage ★★★★)
Donizetti: Roberto Devereux (complete opera recorded March 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $54.00 Low Stock
Ashton: Rhapsody & The Two Pigeons (Ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
RACHMANINOV / MESSAGER
Ashton: Rhapsody & The Two Pigeons (Ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
The Royal Ballet / Natalia Osipova & Steven Mcrae, Lauren Cuthbertson, Vadim Muntagirov / Barry Wordsworth (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Nov/2016 ]
Two Frederick Ashton ballets in one exquisite evening performance. Principals Natalia Osipova and Steven McRae dance Ashton's Rhapsody, created for the Royal Ballet in 1980 by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Lesley Collier, with spectacular choreography to...
Gala des Ètoiles (Ballet recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Low Stock
RACHMANINOV / MASSENET / AUBER / BIZET / SAINT-SAENS / PROKOFIEV / etc
Gala des Ètoiles (Ballet recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Teatro alla Scala / Svetlana Zakharova, Roberto Bolle, Massimo Murru, Nicoletta Manni, Claudio Coviello, Mick Zeni, Maria Eichwald / David Coleman (co
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Nov/2016 ]
A very special dance occasion in honour of a celestial alignment of events, the Gala des Étoiles celebrates the Ballet Corps' time-honoured tradition of a Grand Gala at La Scala as it coincides with Milan's tenure as host city of EXPO 2015....
Verdi: Aida (complete opera recorded in October 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Aida (complete opera recorded in October 2015) BLU-RAY
Teatro Regio Torino / Kristin Lewis, Marco Berti, Anita Rachvelishvili, Mark S. Doss / Gianandrea Noseda (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Nov/2016 ]
The cast featuring the American soprano Kristin Lewis, who exhibits "a remarkable voice, which she uses with powerful dramatic instinct", and the Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili, whose Amneris "dominates the stage with her presence."
The Royal Ballet - The Collection BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $275.00 Low Stock
PROKOFIEV / TCHAIKOVSKY / DELIBES / ADAM / TALBOT / etc
The Royal Ballet - The Collection BLU-RAY
Carlos Acosta, Tamara Rojo, Edward Watson, Mara Galeazzi, Alina Cojocaru, Marianela Nunez, Darcey Bussell, Wayne McGregor
[ Opus Arte Royal Opera House Collection Blu-ray / 15 Blu-ray Box Set - released 10/Nov/2016 ]
Celebrating 60 years since the Royal Ballet was awarded its Royal Charter, this magnificent 15-disc collection brings together 22 ballets spanning a decade of dance. The Collection illustrates the breadth of the Royal Ballet's work: from such...
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71 (complete ballet recorded December 14, 2011) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $60.00 In Stock
TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71 (complete ballet recorded December 14, 2011) BLU-RAY
New York City Ballet / Megan Fairchild, Joaquin De Luz, Teresa Reichlen, Daniel Ulbricht
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Nov/2016 ]
Choreography - George Balanchine Experience the wonder of New York City Ballet's iconic holiday classic on the big screen. In George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky's beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical...
Purcell: The Indian Queen (complete opera directed by Peter Sellars recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $35.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
HENRY PURCELL
Purcell: The Indian Queen (complete opera directed by Peter Sellars recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY
Teatro Real Madrid / Julia Bullock, Vince Yi, Nadine Koutcher, Christophe Dumaux / Teodor Currentzis (cond)
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Nov/2016 ]
"punchy playing from Perm Opera's MusicAeterna orchestra under Teodor Currentzis...The Perm chorus...also field Purcell's sacred anthems with refreshing directness." (Gramophone)
Glass: Einstein on the Beach (recorded in 2012-13) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 In Stock
PHILIP GLASS
Glass: Einstein on the Beach (recorded in 2012-13) BLU-RAY
Theâtre du Châtelet / Helga Davis, Kate Moran, Antoine Silverman / The Philip Glass Ensemble, Michael Riesman
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / 2 Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Nov/2016 ]
"The static tableaux are as much art installation as music theatre, and need to be seen rather than just heard" Financial Times
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (Complete ballet recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 In Stock
Nobuyuki Tsujii at White Nights [recorded 2012] BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $22.00 In Stock
SHOSTAKOVICH / TCHAIKOVSKY
Nobuyuki Tsujii at White Nights [recorded 2012] BLU-RAY
Nobuyuki Tsujii (piano) Olga Sergeyeva (soprano) & Yuri Vorobiev (bass) / Mariinksy Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev
[ EuroArts / Unitel Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Oct/2016 ]
"The camera lingers revealingly on close-ups of his neat hands, showing how flat the fingers are, and how relaxed their action, and underscoring the fact that through his finely-judged rubato he exercises total authority over tempo. The cadenza has l
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $35.00 In Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Jonas Kaufmann, Vesselina Kasarova, Isabel Rey, Michele Pertusi / Franz Welser-Möst (cond)
[ Decca Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Oct/2016 ]
" it's [Kasarova's] Carmen who makes this production unforgettable. Not just her smoky mezzo dipping down into the chest register in the Habanera, but her gifts are an actress" BBC Music
Bellini: Norma (Complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
VINCENZO BELLINI
Bellini: Norma (Complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Gran Teatre del Liceu / Sondra Radvanovsky, Gregory Kunde, Ekaterina Gubanova, Raymond Aceto / Renato Palumbo (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Oct/2016 ]
Radvanovsky's performance as Norma has been the fixed point of Newbury's staging. British Opera magazine described her as "fearless in scaling the heights of this bel canto challenge. Her range of colours, were wondrous and energizing."
Mission Mozart BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $30.00 In Stock
W. A. MOZART
Mission Mozart BLU-RAY
Lang Lang (piano) / Wiener Philharmoniker [Vienna Philharmonic], Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
As a tribute to Nikolaus Harnoncourt Sony Classical release on DVD & Blu-Ray the TV film "Mission Mozart". This film documented the one and only recording project between these two great musicians, recorded at Vienna's Musikverein in 2014. The...
Bizet arr Otten: Car Men / La Cathédrale engloutie / Silent Cries (complete dance works rec 1975 - 2006) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $35.00 In Stock
BIZET / DEBUSSY
Bizet arr Otten: Car Men / La Cathédrale engloutie / Silent Cries (complete dance works rec 1975 - 2006) BLU-RAY
Netherlands Dance Theatre / Sabine Kupferberg, Karel Hruška, David Krügel, Giogonda Barbuto
[ Arthaus Elegance Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
"One might better refer to it as a piece about movement and facial expression that doesn't fit into any particular category. It's fun and thought-provoking - definitely worth the time!" (ClassicalNet)