Classical DVD New Releases

Classical DVD New Releases

Below is a list of all classical DVD titles released in the last 90 days.

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Shakespeare: Richard II (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in 2015) cover
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Shakespeare: Richard II (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in 2015)
Globe Theatre / Charles Edwards, Henry Everett, William Gaunt, Jonny Glynn , David Sturzaker
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
Ruling by divine right, but himself ruled by caprice, King Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father's vast states. While Richard is distracted by a rebellion in Ireland, Bolingbroke returns to England, intent on recovering...
Handel: Theodora (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Theodora (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Theatre des Chams-Elysees / Katherine Watson, Philippe Jaroussky, Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Callum Thorpe / William Christie (cond)
[ Erato / Warner Classics DVD / 2 DVD - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
Handel's Theodora, a tale of Christian martyrdom in 4th century Antioch, is a dramatic oratorio rather than an opera, but it achieved a new currency in 1996, when William Christie conducted a staging at Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Christie, who...
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384 (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
add to cart $54.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384 (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Glyndebourne Opera / Sally Matthews, Edgaras Montvidas, Tobias Kehrer / Robin Ticciati (conductor)
[ Opus Arte / Rai Trade DVD / DVD - released 10/Feb/2017 ]
"This [is] the most convincing dramaturgical presentation of the opera in recent times…Kehrer is magnificent as Osmin, Gunnell is lyrical and alert as Pedrillo, and Eriksmoen steers a delicate path between the amusing and the musically ravishing" BBC
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017 cover
add to cart $30.00 Low Stock
THE STRAUSS FAMILY & OTHERS
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - 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...
Handel: Rodelinda / Theodora (complete operas recorded in 1996 & 1998) plus A Night with Handel cover
add to cart $40.00 In Stock
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Rodelinda / Theodora (complete operas recorded in 1996 & 1998) plus A Night with Handel
Glyndebourne Festival Opera / Anna Caterina Antonacci, Kurt Streit, Andreas Scholl, Dawn Upshaw, David Daniels / William Christie (cond)
[ Warner Classics NVC Arts / 3 DVD Box Set - released 4/Feb/2017 ]
"Jean-Marie Villegier's brilliant, unnerving production...A great show - don't miss it." The Guardian on Rodelinda
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) cover
add to cart $30.00 In Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006)
Royal Opera House / Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo / Antonio Pappano (conductor)
[ Decca Classics DVD / DVD - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
"Kaufmann and Antonacci are that rare breed: superb singers who can also act with subtlety and passion" The Guardian
Offenbach: Orphee aux Enfers [Orpheus in the Underworld] (complete operetta recorded in 1998) cover
add to cart $20.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
JACQUES OFFENBACH
Offenbach: Orphee aux Enfers [Orpheus in the Underworld] (complete operetta recorded in 1998)
Opéra National de Lyon / Natalie Dessay, Yann Beuron, Laurent Naouri, Steven Cole / Marc Minkowski (cond)
[ ArtHaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
"Their hard-worked cast respond superbly, notably Natalie Dessay's modern Parisienne Eurydice, dressy, leggy, and neurotic, delivering zinging coloratura while bouncing on a sofa or perched high on a stage lift." Gramophone
Offenbach: La Belle Helene (complete operetta recorded in 2000) cover
add to cart $20.00 Low Stock
JACQUES OFFENBACH
Offenbach: La Belle Helene (complete operetta recorded in 2000)
Theatre Musical de Paris / Felicity Lott / Yann Beuron, Michel Senechal / Marc Minkowski (conductor)
[ TDK DVD / DVD - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
"The production has become something of a legend since it was premiered but it still has the power to delight and enthral. This is a great production of a tremendously fun piece" (MusicWeb Feb 2009)
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
add to cart $30.00 Low Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Metropolitan Opera / Diana Damrau, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, Nicolas Teste / Gianandrea Noseda (cond)
[ Erato DVD / DVD - released 24/Jan/2017 ]
Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de perles, set in Sri Lanka, is known above all for its unforgettable duet for tenor and baritone, but it its score is full of delightful and dramatic music. When recently staged at the Metropolitan Opera in New York it proved a...
Verdi: La Traviata (Complete opera recorded in 1994) cover
add to cart $27.00 In Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: La Traviata (Complete opera recorded in 1994)
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Frank Lopardo, Angela Gheorghiu, Leo Nucci / Sir Georg Solti (cond)
[ Decca Classics DVD / DVD - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"The singing is glorious, and this is one of the DVDs that should be the cornerstone in any collection. A superb stage spectacle." Penguin Guide Rosette Winner
Otto Klemperer's Long Journey Through His Times - Klemperer: The Last Concert [2 DVDs / 2 CDs] cover
add to cart $135.00 In Stock
BEETHOVEN / BRAHMS
Otto Klemperer's Long Journey Through His Times - Klemperer: The Last Concert [2 DVDs / 2 CDs]
Daniel Adni (piano) / New Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
[ Arthaus DVD plus CDs / 4 DVD/CD - released 10/Dec/2016 ]
"If you have the room for a brick and fancy the idea of the permanent audio record and the more dippable-into DVDs then this splendidly realised set is for you." MusicWeb Jan 2017
Wagner: Tannhauser (complete opera recorded in 2008) cover
add to cart $90.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Tannhauser (complete opera recorded in 2008)
Gran Teatre del Liceu / Peter Seiffert, Petra Maria Schnitzer, Béatrice Uria-Monzon, Günther Groissböck, Markus Eiche / Sebastian Weigle (cond)
[ C Major DVD / 2 DVD - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
"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
Yates: Elizabeth (complete ballet recorded in 2016) cover
add to cart $55.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
MARTIN YATES
Yates: Elizabeth (complete ballet recorded in 2016)
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Zenaida Yanowsky, Carlos Acosta, with Raphael Wallfisch (cello), David Kempster (baritone)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
Opulent and intimate, this enchanting chamber piece combines dance, text and music in a fascinating exploration of the life and loves of Queen Elizabeth I. Choreographer Will Tuckett and playwright and librettist Alasdair Middleton co-direct this...
Europakonzert 2016 from Røros, Norway - Beethoven: Symphony No 3 / Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / etc cover
add to cart $47.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
BEETHOVEN / MENDELSSOHN / BRUSTAD / GRIEG
Europakonzert 2016 from Røros, Norway - Beethoven: Symphony No 3 / Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto / etc
Vilde Frang (violin) / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
The Berliner Philharmoniker celebrate their founding day (May 1st, 1892) in a European city of cultural significance every year. In 2016, they travelled to Røros in Norway, to play in the town's beautiful baroque church. Norwegian violinist Vilde...