Below is a list of all In Stock Classical Blu-Ray Disc titles.
STRAUSS / WAGNER / JARRE / PUCCINI / MENDELSSOHN / etc
Schoenbrunn 2020 - Summer Night Concert BLU-RAY
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Valéry Gergiev
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 23/Oct/2020 ]
The world's biggest annual classical open-air concert, The Summer Night Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic, returns to the magical setting of Schönbrunn Palace Baroque park in Vienna.
Delibes: Coppelia (complete ballet recorded in December 2019) BLU-RAY
Royal Ballet / Marianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Gary Avis / Barry Wordsworth (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 23/Oct/2020 ]
A classic returns to the Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois' charming and funny Coppélia - a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls, starring Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov.
Donizetti: L'Ange de Nisida (complete opera recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
Donizetti Opera / Florian Sempey, Roberto Lorenzi, Konu Kim / Jean-Luc Tingaud (cond)
[ Dynamic Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Oct/2020 ]
Gaetano Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida was commissioned by the director of the Théâtre de la Renaissance in Paris. The libretto was entrusted to Gustave Vaëz and Alphonse Royer, and the opéra en quatre parties was completed in 1840.
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
Jonas Kaufmann: Mein Wien (Blu-ray)
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 2/Oct/2020 ]
Following the success of the album 'Wien', esteemed tenor, Jonas Kaufmann, returns with a DVD and BluRay release of 'Mein Wein'. This is Jonas Kaufmann's deeply personal tribute to the world-famous melodies from Vienna.
Offenbach: Orphée aux Enfers [Orpheus in the Underworld] (complete operetta recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
Salzburg Festival / Kathryn Lewek, Joel Prieto, Anne Sofie von Otter, Martin Winkler / Enrique Mazzola (cond)
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 17/Jul/2020 ]
Operetta enthusiast Barrie Kosky has landed a gigantic success with Offenbach's subversive and hilarious reversion of the Orpheus myth at the Salzburg Festival. Kosky created a magically precise and witty staging with numerous extravagant costumes in...
Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia [The Barber of Seville] (complete opera recorded in 2017) BLU-RAY
Theatre Des Champs-Elys / Florian Sempey, Catherine Trottmann, Michele Angelini, Péter Kálmán
[ Naxos Unitel Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 7/Jul/2020 ]
"The period orchestra is technically impressive and admirable in its range of colour. Jérémie Rhorer is a spirited conductor, conveying the score's sophistication in lithe, witty fashion." Opera
ARLEN / BERNSTEIN / GERSHWIN / LOEWE / SONDHEIM
New Year's Eve Concert 2019 - An Evening with Broadway Melodies BLU-RAY
Diana Damrau (soprano) / Berliner Philharmoniker [Berlin Philharmonic], Kirill Petrenko
[ EuroArts Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 19/Jun/2020 ]
"The Berliner Philharmoniker and Diana Damrau bring American sass and swing to the Silvesterkonzert" - Financial Times
J. S. BACH
Yo-Yo Ma: The Bach Project: Cello Suites - Live from Athens BLU-RAY
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
[ C Major BLU-RAY / Blu-ray Disc - released 22/May/2020 ]
In 2018, Yo-Yo Ma began a two-year journey, setting out to perform Johann Sebastian Bach's six suites for solo cello in one sitting, across 36 locations on 6 continents.
LA Phil 100: The Los Angeles Philharmonic Centennial Birthday Gala (Blu-ray)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gustavo Dudamel
[ C Major / Blu-ray - released 17/Apr/2020 ]
"A century to the day after the orchestra's first concert on 24th October 1919, the centennial season culminates in a "splashy gala night" (San Francisco Classical Voice) at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the current and former chief conductors...
Minkus: La Bayadère (complete ballet recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
The Royal Ballet / Marianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Natalia Osipova / Boris Gruzin (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 21/Feb/2020 ]
"A very enjoyable release with a great deal to offer even if you already own another version." MusicWeb April 2020
Natalia Osipova with various artists & various ballet companies
Natalia - Force of Nature: Portrait of dance superstar Natalia Osipova BLU-RAY
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 20/Feb/2020 ]
An in-depth portrait of dance superstar Natalia Osipova directed by BAFTA winning filmmaker Gerry Fox. Force of Nature Natalia follows a season in the life of dance superstar Natalia Osipova. .
STRAUSS FAMILY / etc
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2020 (Blu-ray)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 31/Jan/2020 ]
The New Year's Concert, one of the world's most famous and spectacular classical music events, returns for the 81st time to present to viewers a sensational programme made up of the vast repertoire of the family of Johann Strauss and its...
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Rodelinda (complete opera recorded in 2018) BLU-RAY
Le Concert d'Astrée / Jeanine de Bique, Jakub Józef Orliński, Tim Mead, Benjamin Hulett, Avery Amereau / Emmanuelle Haim (cond)
[ Erato / Warner Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 5/Nov/2019 ]
With this Blu-ray of Rodelinda, one of Handel's most emotionally complex operas, conductor Emmanuelle Haïm adds to her impressive Erato catalogue of the composer's works. The imaginative production, by Jean Bellorini, was seen at the Opéra de Lille...
HANS WERNER HENZE
Hans Werner Henze: The Bassarids (Complete Opera) BLU-RAY
Salzburg Festival / Sean Panikkar, Russell Braun, Willard White, Nikolai Schukoff / Vienna Philharmonic, Kent Nagano
[ Arthaus Musik Blu-ray / 2 Blu-ray Disc - released 11/Oct/2019 ]
The opera, inspired by Euripides' tragedy The Bacchae, is as seductive as it is topical: When Dionysus - is he a charlatan? is he a demigod? - bursts into the intact world of ancient Thebes, he plunges a city into chaos. In stark contrast to his...
Verdi: La Traviata (recorded live Covent Garden in 2019) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera / Ermonela Jaho, Charles Castronovo, Placido Domingo / Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonello Manacorda
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 10/Sep/2019 ]
Verdi based La traviata on Alexandre Dumas fils's novel and play La Dame aux camélias, inspired by the life and death of the real Parisian courtesan Marie Duplessis. One of the most popular of all operas, the 2018/2019 season featured 151 productions...
GRIME / ADES / BIRSTWISTLE / KNUSSEN / ELGAR
This Is Rattle
Christian Tetzlaff (violin) London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
[ LSO Blu-ray / 2 Blu-ray - released 6/Sep/2019 ]
Sir Simon Rattle's arrival in London heralded a new era for the LSO, and the ten day festival that opened his inaugural season as the Orchestra's Music Director wowed critics and audiences alike, going on to win the prestigious Royal Philharmonic...
Rossini: L'Italiana In Algeri (complete opera recorded in 2018) BLU-RAY
Salzburg Festival / Cecilia Bartoli, Ildar Abdrazakov, Edgardo Rocha, Alessandro Corbelli, José Coca Loza / Jean-Christophe Spinosi (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray - released 9/Aug/2019 ]
"The role of Isabella is sung to perfection by Cecilia Bartoli - a clever, independent woman with an adventurous streak" (New York Times). Bartoli's superb performance in Gioachino Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers) at...
Vaccaj: Giulietta e Romeo (complete opera recorded in 2018) BLU-RAY
La Scala Opera / Bruno Taddia, Filippo Morace, Laura Giordano, Pietro Adaini / Federico Maria Sardelli (cond)
[ Dynamic Blu-Ray / Blu-ray - released 1/Aug/2019 ]
"Raffaella Lupinacci's characterful, fruity mezzo is matched by detailed and lively acting, and Leonor Bonilla brings a bright, elegant soprano and oodles of charm to Giulietta." Gramophone DVD/Blu-ray of the Month July 2019
Goldschmidt: Beatrice Cenci (complete opera recorded in 2018) BLU-RAY
Bregenz Festival / Christoph Pohl, Gal James, Dshamilja Kaiser, Christina Bock / Johannes Debus (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 12/Jul/2019 ]
"There is never a dull moment…Pohl takes the brave route with Cenci…With his baritone in lustrous form, this is a performance to savour" Opera - October 2019 - Disc of the Month
Verbier Festival - The 25th Anniversary Concert (Blu-ray)
Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, RIAS Chamber Chorus, Valery Gergiev (conductor)
[ Naxos / Blu-ray - released 12/Jul/2019 ]
The Verbier Festival is one of classical music's greatest events. In celebration of the festival's 25th anniversary, this unique concert brings together 36 classical stars in an unprecedented evening of ingenious programming and captivating...