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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Denis Matsuev piano recital at the Royal Concertgebouw cover
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TCHAIKOVSKY / SCHUMANN / STRAVINSKY
Denis Matsuev piano recital at the Royal Concertgebouw
Denis Matsuev (piano)
[ EuroArts Music DVD / DVD - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
Denis Matsuev, a virtuoso in the grandest of Russian pianistic tradition, gave this remarkable recital at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. The Russian star pianist performs the complete Seasons by Tchaikovsky, one of the most popular classical works...
Liszt: Piano Concerto No 2 / Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Elgar: Enigma Variations cover
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LISZT / MUSSORGSKY / ELGAR / etc
Liszt: Piano Concerto No 2 / Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Elgar: Enigma Variations
Denis Matsuev (piano) / St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov, Zoltán Kocsis
[ EuroArts Music DVD / DVD - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
"What wonderful and subtle effects Yuri Temirkanov can achieve with the absolute minimum - less is more - and the sound he produces seems to reflect his podium personality." (Gramophone)
The Merchant of Venice (recorded live at Shakespeare's Globe, May 2015) cover
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SHAKESPEARE
The Merchant of Venice (recorded live at Shakespeare's Globe, May 2015)
Globe / Jonathan Pryce, Rachel Pickup, Daniel Lapaine, Dominic Mafham, Phoebe Pryce
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
In some of his most highly-charged scenes, Shakespeare dramatises the competing claims of tolerance and intolerance, religious law and civil society, justice and mercy; while in the character of Shylock he created one of the most memorable outsiders
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral' - Ode to Freedom cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 'Choral' - Ode to Freedom
June Anderson, Sarah Walker, Klaus König & Jan-Hendrik Rootering / Various orchestras, Leonard Bernstein
[ EuroArts / Medici Arts DVD / DVD - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
The historic concert in celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989: re-issued with new packaging, now available at midprice! Leonard Bernstein spontaneously accepted an invitation to conduct a performance to celebrate freedom.Adding to the...
Mission Mozart cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mission Mozart
Lang Lang (piano) / Wiener Philharmoniker [Vienna Philharmonic], Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - 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...
Three Ballets: Bella Figura / Sleepless / Birth-day (complete dance works rec 1998 - 2005) cover
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MOZART / FOSS / PERGOLESI / MARCELLO / VIVALDI / TORELLI
Three Ballets: Bella Figura / Sleepless / Birth-day (complete dance works rec 1998 - 2005)
Netherlands Dance Theatre / Jiří Kylián, choreographer
[ Arthaus Elegance DVD / DVD - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
"This was my first exposure to Kylián, and now I am a fan. Anyone interested in serious modern dance should check him out. This is beautiful, exciting stuff." (ClassicalNet)
Bel Canto Opera: Lucrezia Borgia / I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Complete operas recorded 2011/12) cover
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2-6 weeks
DONIZETTI / BELLINI
Bel Canto Opera: Lucrezia Borgia / I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Complete operas recorded 2011/12)
San Francisco Opera / Renée Fleming, Michael Fabiano, Elizabeth DeShong, Joyce DiDonato, Nicole Cabell / Riccardo Frizza (conductor)
[ EuroArts San Francisco Opera DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 1/Oct/2016 ]
"Fleming seems fired by the theatricality of a reviled female character who commands every dramatic situation she encounters...DeShong is a powerful vocal and dramatic presence as Orsini" (Gramophone)
Menahem Pressler: The Pianist (recorded live 2011-2014) cover
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2-6 weeks
W. A. MOZART / CHOPIN / DEBUSSY / SCHUBERT / DVORAK / etc
Menahem Pressler: The Pianist (recorded live 2011-2014)
Menahem Pressler (piano) / Orchestre de Paris, Berlin Philharmonic, Quatuor Ebene
[ Euroarts DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 24/Sep/2016 ]
"the playing is eloquent in its simplicity, and the final reprise of the melody, with the piano doubled by the first violins on their own, is infinitely touching. Pressler is sympathetically accompanied throughout by Paavo Järvi"
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Metropolitan Opera / Aleksandrs Antonenko, Sonya Yoncheva, Željko Lučić, Chad Shelton, Dimitri Pittas, Jennifer Johnson / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (cond)
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - released 24/Sep/2016 ]
Directed by the Tony Award winning and six time MET director, Bartlett Sher, this lavish production of Verdi's operatic masterpiece Otello features one of the most exciting young opera singers of her generation, Sonya Yoncheva, and the Metropolitan...
Mozart: Ouverture Spirituelle / Haydn: The Seasons cover
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W. A. MOZART / JOSEF HAYDN
Mozart: Ouverture Spirituelle / Haydn: The Seasons
Dorothea Röschmann, Michael Schade Sylvia Schwartz, Elisabeth von Magnus / Vienna Philharmonic, Concentus Musicus, Nicolaus Harnoncourt
[ EuroArts / Unitel DVD / 2 DVD Box Set - released 22/Sep/2016 ]
"this is a splendid, inspiriting performance of a life-giving work. It's superbly executed by a 60-strong VPO...Boesch is a robust, genial Simon in the earlier parts of the oratorio." (Gramophone on the Haydn)
Beethoven: Violin Concerto & Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral' cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Violin Concerto & Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'
Isabelle Faust (violin) / Berliner Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink
[ EuroArts Music DVD / DVD - released 22/Sep/2016 ]
"Faust makes light of the technical difficulties of Beethoven's sometimes awkwardly-written Violin Concerto." BBC Music Five Stars
Amercian Operas: Moby-Dick / Porgy and Bess / Showboat (recorded 2009 - 2014) cover
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JACK HEGGIE / GEORGE GERSHWIN / JEROME KERN
Amercian Operas: Moby-Dick / Porgy and Bess / Showboat (recorded 2009 - 2014)
San Francisco Opera / Eric Owens, Laquita Mitchell, Jay Hunter Morris, Jonathan Lemalu, Bill Irwin, Patricia Racette / John DeMain, Patrick Summers
[ EuroArts San Francisco Opera DVD / 6 DVD Box Set - released 22/Sep/2016 ]
"Zambello's production for San Francisco is drenched in detail and fine to look at. Catfish Row springs to life in all its tawdry glory...At the heart of the work is Eric Owen's Porgy, thankfully a subtle and superbly vocalised assumption." Opera Now
Monteverdi Cycle: L'incoronazione di Poppea / L'Orfeo / Il Ritorno d'Ulisse, Il Combattimento (Complete operas) cover
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CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI
Monteverdi Cycle: L'incoronazione di Poppea / L'Orfeo / Il Ritorno d'Ulisse, Il Combattimento (Complete operas)
Deneder Landse Opera / Cynthia Haymon, Brigitte Balleys, Michael Chance, John Mark Ainsley, Juanita Lascarro, Christopher Gillett, Lorna Anderson, etc
[ Opus Arte DVD / 7 DVD Box Set - released 20/Sep/2016 ]
Each opera has an insightful introduction, directed by Roeland Hazendonk, featuring interviews with Pierre Audi, the musical director and members of the cast....."…strikingly staged, beautifully sung…" New York Times
Rameau: Dardanus (complete opera [1739] recorded in 2015) DVD + Blu-ray cover
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JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU
Rameau: Dardanus (complete opera [1739] recorded in 2015) DVD + Blu-ray
Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux / Reinoud Van Mechelen, Gaëlle Arquez, Karina Gauvin, Florian Sempey, Nahuel Di Pierro / Raphaël Pichon (cond)
[ Harmonia Mundi DVD + Blu-ray / 2 DVD - released 20/Sep/2016 ]
This video was recorded live at performances of the original version of 'Dardanus' (1739) given at the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux in April 2015, in a production by Michel Fau and choreography by Christopher Williams. Raphaël Pichon, the Ensemble...
Eine Alpensinfonie [Alpine Symphony] / Lieder (recorded live in 2011) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Eine Alpensinfonie [Alpine Symphony] / Lieder (recorded live in 2011)
Renee Fleming (soprano) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Christian Thielemann
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Sep/2016 ]
"In all, this is clearly a treat for Straussians and Fleming fans; she has been both better and worse, but overall, she's lovely here." (International Record Review)
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1 - 9 (Recorded live from the Opéra Bastille and the Palais Garnier, Paris 2014-15) cover
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BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1 - 9 (Recorded live from the Opéra Bastille and the Palais Garnier, Paris 2014-15)
Ricarda Merbeth, Daniela Sindram, Robert Dean Smitm, Günther Groissböck / Paris National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Philippe Jordan
[ Arthaus DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 20/Sep/2016 ]
A brand new production of all the Beethoven Symphonies with the Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra national de Paris conducted by Philippe Jordan.
Othello (recorded live in June, 2015) cover
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SHAKESPEARE
Othello (recorded live in June, 2015)
Royal Shakespeare Company / Hugh Quarshie, Lucian Msamati, Joanna Vanderham & Jacob Fortune-Lloyd / Iqbal Khan (director)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Sep/2016 ]
Othello is the greatest general of his age. A fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. Lucian Msamati makes theatrical history in being the first black actor ever to play Iago at the RSC.
Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (recorded in 1983) cover
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GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Symphony No. 3 (recorded in 1983)
Carolyn Watkinson / Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 16/Sep/2016 ]
"First-rate video and a rich representation of the warm acoustics of the Concertgebouw." ClassicalCDReview
Wagner: Parsifal (complete opera recorded at Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, 1992) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Wagner: Parsifal (complete opera recorded at Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, 1992)
Berlin State Opera / Poul Elming, Waltraud Meier, John Tomlinson, Günter von Kannen / Daniel Barenboim
[ Euroarts DVD / 3 DVD - released 15/Sep/2016 ]
"a must for those who love this work...[Elming] is remarkable in the title role, his concentration and reactions on a par with Jon Vickers's and the voice in pristine shape" (International Record Review)
Prokofiev: War and Peace (complete opera recorded in 1991) cover
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SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Prokofiev: War and Peace (complete opera recorded in 1991)
Mariinsky Theatre / Yelena Prochina, Irina Bogachova, Alexander Gergalov / Valery Gergiev (cond)
[ Arthaus Legendary Performances DVD / DVD - released 12/Sep/2016 ]
Sergei Prokofiev devoted the last twelve years of his life to War and Peace. He completed the orchestration by April 1942 and the entire score was ready in March 1943. Having completed the first version (containing eleven scenes) unusually quickly,...