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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Faccio: Hamlet (complete opera recorded at the Bregenz Festival, July, 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low 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 production 'offers all an Italian-opera-lover could possibly desire' wrote the FAZ after the revival of this 'forgotten gem' at the Bregenz Festival. The festival continued its rediscovery series with 'Amleto/Hamlet', an opera by Franco Faccio.
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (complete opera recorded in 2016) cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
HECTOR BERLIOZ
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (complete opera recorded in 2016)
Glyndebourne Opera / Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Paul Appleby, Philippe Sly, Sophie Karthäuser, Lionel Lhote / Antonello Manacorda (cond)
[ Opus Arte / BBC DVD / 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
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
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 Low 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 Low 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 Low 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)
Beethoven: The Symphonies (with works by Rodrigo, Berlioz & Strauss) [recorded 2012-14] cover
add to cart $80.00 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 Box Set - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
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...
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 & Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (recorded 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $32.00 Low Stock
FRANZ LISZT / LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 & Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (recorded 2015) BLU-RAY
Khatia Buniatishvili (piano) / Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
[ Sony Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (conducted by Zubin Mehta) combine in this recording of Franz Liszt's second Piano Concerto and Beethoven's First Piano Concerto. Taken from Buniatishvili's concerts in Tel Aviv on...
Verdi: Macbeth ( complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $32.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Macbeth ( complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Los Angeles Opera / Plácido Domingo, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Joshua Guerrero / James Conlon (cond)
[ Sony Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
'LA Opera's latest production of Verdi s Macbeth (2016) features Plácido Domingo in the title role and Russian mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk as Lady Macbeth. The opera is staged by Darko Tresnjak, who won a Tony Award for his direction of the...
Rimsky-Korsakov: Le Coq d'Or (Complete opera filmed at Mariinsky II, St Petersburg 2014) BLU-RAY/DVD cover
add to cart $70.00 Low Stock
NIKOLAY RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Rimsky-Korsakov: Le Coq d'Or (Complete opera filmed at Mariinsky II, St Petersburg 2014) BLU-RAY/DVD
Mariinsky Theatre / Vladimir Feliauer, Andrei Popov & Aida Garifullina / Valery Gergiev (cond)
[ Mariinsky DVD + Blu-Ray / 2 Blu-ray Disc/DVD - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
"There are some good individual performances, especially from Aida Garifullina as the seductive Queen of Shemakha, and Andrei Popov in the high tenor role of the Astrologer." The Guardian
Handel: Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV46a (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $40.00 In Stock
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV46a (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Le Concert d'Astree / Sabine Devieilhe, Franco Fagioli, Sara Mingardo, Michael Spyres / Emmanuelle Haim
[ Erato / Warner Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Jun/2017 ]
Emmanuelle Haïm directs Le Concert d'Astrée with a star-studded cast including Franco Fagioli, Sara Mingardo, Michael Spyres, and exclusive Erato artist Sabine Devieilhe.
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Salzburg Easter Festival / José Cura, Dorothea Röschmann, Carlos Álvarez, Benjamin Bernheim / Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/May/2017 ]
A superb new Otello from the Salzburg Easter Festival: 'Cura is a commanding Otello with his richly coloured tenor and both fragile delicacy and fiery ardour' Südwestpresse. 'Röschmann as Desdemona guarantees effortless perfection' Neue Musikzeitung.
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K620 [The Magic Flute] (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 In Stock
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K620 [The Magic Flute] (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Teatro alla Scala / Martin Summer, Yasmin Özkan, Martin Piskorski, Fatma Said, Till von Orlowski / Ádám Fischer (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/May/2017 ]
Accompanied by a luxurious team of professionals, consisting of the renowned stage director Peter Stein, stage designer Ferdinand Wöger and conductor Ádám Fischer, Teatro alla Scala presents Mozart's Zauberflöte. In this production, orchestra,...
New York City Ballet in Paris BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $64.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
GOUNOD / RAVEL / BIZET
New York City Ballet in Paris BLU-RAY
New York City Ballet, Orchestre Prométhée, Daniel Capps
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/May/2017 ]
The New York City Ballet, with its collection of extraordinary dancers and its unique repertoire, is one of the most prestigious dance companies in the world. This exceptional production, performed in Paris after eight years of absence, revolves...
Schoenberg: Moses und Aron (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $64.00 Low Stock
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG
Schoenberg: Moses und Aron (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Paris Opera / Thomas Johannes Mayer, John Graham-Hall, Nicky Spence / Philippe Jordan (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/May/2017 ]
Moses und Aron, Arnold Schönberg's masterpiece, at the Paris Opera in a glorious and poetic staging by Romeo Castellucci and conducted by Philippe Jordan, now available on DVD and Blu-ray! A profound, powerful and yet unfinished opera, Moses und Aron...
Puccini: Turandot (complete opera recorded in 2017) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $42.00 In Stock
PUCCINI
Puccini: Turandot (complete opera recorded in 2017) BLU-RAY
Teatro alla Scala / Nina Stemme, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Maria Agresta, Alexander Tsymbaluk / Riccardo Chailly(cond)
[ Decca Music Group Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/May/2017 ]
"A firm recommendation for this eminently watchable offering from the theatre of the opera's premiere." Gramophone Blu-ray of the Month April 2017