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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Saariaho: Only the Sound Remains (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $38.00 Low Stock
KAIJA SAARIAHO
Saariaho: Only the Sound Remains (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Dutsch National Opera / Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor), Davóne Tines (baritone) / André De Ridder (conductor) & Peter Sellars (stage director)
[ Erato / Warner Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Nov/2017 ]
This DVD and Blu-ray derive from the world premiere performances, at the Dutch National Opera in 2016, of Only the Sound Remains, a Japanese-inspired double bill by Kaija Saariaho. Her first opera, L'Amour de loin, has captivated audiences around the...
Brahms Cycle [Symphonies, Concertos & Overtures] (recorded in 2015) cover
add to cart $70.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
JOHANNES BRAHMS
Brahms Cycle [Symphonies, Concertos & Overtures] (recorded in 2015)
Yefim Bronfman (piano) Julia Fischer (violin) / The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Most
[ Belvedere / BBC Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Nov/2017 ]
The Cleveland Orchestra is the aristocrat among American orchestras (The Telegraph) and its conductor, Franz Welser-Möst, rules his subjects with a velvet glove. Indeed, velvet and silk keep showing up in descriptions of the Clevelanders sound under...
Two Ballet Favourites by Christophen Wheeldon: Prokofiev: Cinderella / Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Recorded 2011 & 2012) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $75.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
SERGEI PROKOFIEV / JOBY TALBOT
Two Ballet Favourites by Christophen Wheeldon: Prokofiev: Cinderella / Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Recorded 2011 & 2012) BLU-RAY
Dutch National Ballet / Royal Opera House / Anna Tsygankova, Matthew Golding, Lauren Cuthbertson, Sergei Polunin / Ermanno Florio & Barry Wordsworth (
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Oct/2017 ]
"Lauren Cuthbertson, as Alice, is excellent, her every movement suggesting the actions and emotions of this curious, spirited pre-adolescent...Christopher Wheeldon's choreography is very imaginative and fitting for every character" MusicWeb on Alice
Puccini: Tosca (complete opera recorded in 2001) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 In Stock
GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini: Tosca (complete opera recorded in 2001) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ BBC / Opus Arte Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD / Blu-ray UHD - released 10/Oct/2017 ]
"brings this opera vividly to life ... this is a classic of the future" The Guardian
Wagner: Parsifal (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 In Stock
RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Parsifal (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Bayreuther Festspiele / Klaus Florian Vogt, Elena Pankratova, Ryan McKinny, Georg Zeppenfeld / Hartmut Haenchen (conductor)
[ Deutsche Grammophon Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Oct/2017 ]
Last year's "Tristan Und Isolde" was the successful first installment of an exclusive, multiyear partnership between Deutsche Grammophon and the Bayreuth Festival, in which the Yellow Label became the exclusive audiovisual partner of the mythical...
Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 in D minor 'Wagner Symphony' BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
ANTON BRUCKNER
Bruckner: Symphony No. 3 in D minor 'Wagner Symphony' BLU-RAY
Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Oct/2017 ]
"Thielemann's approach to tempos is slightly more flexible than in [his recording of] the Fourth Symphony, although his choices are judiciously handled and do not detract from the overall sense of line…the orchestral playing is in a class of its own
Puccini: La Boheme (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini: La Boheme (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Teatro Regio Torino / Irina Lungu, Giorgio Berrugi, Kelebogile Besong, Massimo Cavalletti / Gianandrea Noseda
[ C Major BLU-RAY / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Oct/2017 ]
With director Àlex Ollé from La Fura dels Baus and music director Gianandrea Noseda the Teatro Regio presents a spectacular, up-to-date anniversary production.
Masters of Classical Music: 20 documentaries on 4 Blu-ray Discs cover
add to cart $100.00 Low Stock
BARTOK / BEETHOVEN / BERLIOZ / BRAHMS / DVORAK / BRUCKNER / etc
Masters of Classical Music: 20 documentaries on 4 Blu-ray Discs
Martha Argerich (piano) / Pierre Boulez, Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Kurt Masur, Bernard Haitink
[ Euroarts Blu-ray / 4 Blu-ray Box Set - released 29/Sep/2017 ]
Masters of Classical Music is an informative and captivating guide to twenty of the most important works in music history. Outtakes from the original scores within the documentaries, assist the viewer by making it easier to follow the music and to...
Maria Callas: In Concert London, Hamburg & Paris BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 In Stock
Donizetti: La Favorite [complete opera recorded in 201omplete opera recorded in 2016] BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 In Stock
GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: La Favorite [complete opera recorded in 201omplete opera recorded in 2016] BLU-RAY
Bavarian State Opera / Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecień, Elina Garanca, Mika Kares / Karel Mark Chichon (cond)
[ Deutsche Grammophon Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Sep/2017 ]
The premiere of the French version of Gaetano Donizetti's La Favorite at the Bayerische Staatsoper on 23 October 2016 was a memorable event and this is why: • star mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanca gave her acclaimed theatrical role debut as Léonor de...
Wagner: Lohengrin (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 In Stock
RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Lohengrin (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Dresden Opera / Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczala, Tomasz Konieczny, Georg Zeppenfeld / Christian Thielemann (cond)
[ Deutsche Grammophon Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Sep/2017 ]
Previously at home in French and Italian lyric tenor roles, Piotr Beczala was expanding his repertory in a direction that many opera fans had long wanted him to explore, while Anna Netrebko was undertaking her first Wagnerian role.
Faccio: Hamlet (complete opera recorded at the Bregenz Festival, July, 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 In Stock
FRANCO FACCIO
Faccio: Hamlet (complete opera recorded at the Bregenz Festival, July, 2016) BLU-RAY
Bregenz Festival / Pavel Cernoch, Claudio Sgura, Iulia Maria Dan, Eduard Tsanga, Dshamilja Kaiser / Paolo Carignani (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
"this marvellous opera, anticipating the musical language of later Italian verismo composers, combines lovely musical interludes with superb vocal writing" Telegraph
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 Low Stock
HECTOR BERLIOZ
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Glyndebourne Opera / Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Paul Appleby, Philippe Sly, Sophie Karthäuser, Lionel Lhote / Antonello Manacorda (cond)
[ Opus Arte / BBC Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
"This is Pellyland, a deeply satisfying comic world with its own style conjured up for Glyndebourne by one of the most assured opera directors at work today" Five Stars BBC Music Opera Choice Sept 2017
Rossini: Guillaume Tell [William Tell] (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 In Stock
GIOACHINO ROSSINI
Rossini: Guillaume Tell [William Tell] (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Gerald Finley, Malin Byström, John Osborn, Sofia Fomina, Nicolas Courjal / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Opus Arte / BBC Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
Rossini's final opera helped to lay the foundations of the genre of French grand opéra that dominated European stages throughout the mid-19th century. The opera's theme is liberty, as exemplified in the struggle against Austrian occupation led by the...
The Tempest (recorded live in 2017) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 In Stock
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The Tempest (recorded live in 2017) BLU-RAY
Royal Shakespeare Company / Simon Russell Beale, Joe Dixon, Mark Quartley, Jenny Rainsford, Simon Trinder
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
In a unique partnership with Intel, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production uses today's most advanced technology in a bold reimagining of Shakespeare's magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience. Simon Russell Beale returns to...
Shostakovich: The Golden Age (complete ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
Shostakovich: The Golden Age (complete ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Bolshoi Ballet / Nina Kaptsova, Ruslan Skvortsov, Mikhail Lobukhin / Pavel Klinichev (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Aug/2017 ]
This modern and visionary work, set to music by Dmitri Shostakovich, was created in 1930. Its central theme was the highly battle and subsequent triumph of the proletariat against the decadent bourgeoisie, set in Europe during the Roaring Twenties.
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 In Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY
Arena di Verona / Ekaterina Semenchuk, Irina Lungu, Carlo Ventre, Carlos Álvarez, Francesca Micarelli / Henrik Nánási (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 20/Jul/2017 ]
Stage direction & set design: Franco Zeffirelli Bizet's 'Carmen' - one of the most beloved operas - staged at the world-famous Arena di Verona. This opulent production was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and sung by an international cast of...
Summer Night Concert 2017 BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $32.00 In Stock
DVORAK / TCHAIKOVSKY / RACHMANINOV / HUMPERDINCK / STRAVINSKY
Summer Night Concert 2017 BLU-RAY
Renee Fleming (soprano) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 10/Jul/2017 ]
Fairytales and myths have inspired composers from time immemorial, and audiences, too, have invariably been enthralled by the unending struggle between good and evil. Central to the Vienna Philharmonic's 2017 Summer Night Concert are German, French,...
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann [The Tales of Hoffmann] (compete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $32.00 In Stock
JACQUES OFFENBACHI
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann [The Tales of Hoffmann] (compete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
The Royal Opera / Vittorio Grigolo, Kate Lindsey, Thomas Hampson, Christine Rice, Sonya Yoncheva / Evelino Pidò (cond)
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 10/Jul/2017 ]
"Vittorio Grigolo brought as much colour and vigour to the (title) role as possible, his wonderful freely projected voice growing in size and intensity as the evening progressed." (Spectacular)
Puccini: Manon Lescaut (complete opera recorded in May 1997) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $30.00 Low Stock
GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini: Manon Lescaut (complete opera recorded in May 1997) BLU-RAY
Glyndebourne Festival Opera / Antonello Palombi, Patrick Denniston, Paolo Montarsolo, Roberto De Candia / John Eliot Gardiner
[ Warner Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 5/Jul/2017 ]
"Gardiner makes a surprising appearance conducting Puccini with a blend of analysis and passion, allowing a sense of delicacy to pervade where others might encourage bombast." (Opera Now)