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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Verdi: La Traviata (complete opera Live from the Arena di Verona, 2011] BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: La Traviata (complete opera Live from the Arena di Verona, 2011] BLU-RAY
Arena Di Verona / Ermonela Jaho, Francesco Demuro & Vladimir Stoyanov / Julian Kovatchev (conductor)
[ Arthaus Musik BLU-RAY / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
La Traviata is not only one of Giuseppe Verdi's best known works but ranks among the most popular operas of all times. Based on the novel and play La Dame aux camélias by Alexander Dumas (fi ls), the tragic story of the terminally ill courtesan...
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Bavarian State Opera / Piotr Beczala, George Petean, Anja Harteros, Okka von der Damerau, Sofia Fomina / Zubin Mehta (cond)
[ C Major BLU-RAY / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
Staged by Johannes Erath Munich's new Ballo in maschera has received much critical acclaim: 'This production shows what a utopia opera can be' (Abendzeitung). Ten years after stepping down as music director of the Bavarian State Opera, Zubin Mehta...
Handel Box Set: Rinaldo / Saul / Giulio Cesare (Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, 2005-2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $80.00 Low Stock
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel Box Set: Rinaldo / Saul / Giulio Cesare (Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, 2005-2015) BLU-RAY
Glyndebourne Opera / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Sarah Connolly, Danielle de Niese, Christopher Purves, Iestyn Davies / Orchestra of the Age of Enligh
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / 3 Blu-ray Box Set - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"Dantone conducts a strongly characterised performance founded on the alert playing of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment." (BBC Music on Rinaldo)
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (complete ballet recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (complete ballet recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
San Francisco Ballet / Maria Kochetkova & Davit Karapetyan / Martin West (cond)
[ C Major BLU-RAY / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
Choreography by Helgi Tomasson With passionate choreography, spine-tingling swordsmanship, and a celebrated score by Sergei Prokofiev, San Francisco Ballet's passionate retelling of the Bard's greatest tragedy has packed houses around the world....
Adam: Giselle (complete ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
ADOLPHE ADAM
Adam: Giselle (complete ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Royal ballet, Covent Garden / Marianela Nuñez & Vadim Muntagirov / Barry Wordsworth (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
Peter Wright's landmark production for The Royal Ballet does full justice to the work's emotional and atmospheric power, with John Macfarlane's designs beautifully capturing the contrast between the human and supernatural worlds.
Schoenberg: Gurrelieder (Complete 'opera' recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $72.00 In Stock
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG
Schoenberg: Gurrelieder (Complete 'opera' recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Dutch National Opera / Burkhard Fritz, Emily Magee, Anna Larsson, Markus Marquard / Marc Albrecht (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Mar/2017 ]
Begun in the year 1900, amidst the art nouveau curlicues of Klimt and the Jugendstil, Schönberg's grand cantata is written in a lush, late-romantic style indebted to Wagner and Mahler and pre-dating his pioneering atonal works. This setting of the...
Berg: Lulu (complete opera recorded in December 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $37.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
ALBAN BERG
Berg: Lulu (complete opera recorded in December 2016) BLU-RAY
Metropolitan Opera / Marlis Petersen, Susan Graham, Daniel Brenna, Paul Groves, Johan Reuter / Lothar Koenigs
[ Nonesuch Classics Blu-Ray+DVD / 2 Blu-ray Disc/DVD - released 10/Mar/2017 ]
"conducting, singing, direction: they're all of a piece, working to domesticate Berg's feral beast, and making it the funniest, least absurd and most approachable Lulu on film" Gramophone
Liebermann: Frankenstein (complete ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $64.00 Low Stock
LOWELL LIEBERMANN
Liebermann: Frankenstein (complete ballet recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Royal Ballet, Covent Garden / Federico Bonelli, Laura Morera, Steven McRae / Koen Kessels (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Mar/2017 ]
Royal Ballet Principals Federico Bonelli, Laura Morera and Steven McRae dance the lead roles in Liam Scarlett's new ballet, based on the world's most famous work of horror fiction, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. This ambitious theatrical collaboration...
Wagner: Das Liebesverbot (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $64.00 In Stock
RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Das Liebesverbot (complete opera recorded in 2016) BLU-RAY
Teatro Real Madrid / Manuela Uhl, Christopher Maltman, Peter Lodahl, Ilker Arcayürek / Ivor Bolton (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Mar/2017 ]
"Filmed for DVD, Kasper Holten's colourful production lifts the spirits and a hard-working cast is swept along" Financial Times
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $45.00 Low Stock
GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 BLU-RAY
Camilla Tilling (soprano), Lilli Paasikivi (mezzo) / Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra (HR-Sinfonieorchester), Paavo Järvi
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 25/Feb/2017 ]
"the First Symphony...is wholly successful in its balance of detail and flow, and the Second includes a lovely 'Urlicht' from Finnish mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi." BBC Music
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8 BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $45.00 Low Stock
GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 7 & 8 BLU-RAY
Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra (HR-Sinfonieorchester), Paavo Järvi
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 25/Feb/2017 ]
"the Eighth is - as with all the other performances in the cycle - highly accomplished. Less so the filming...Overall the Seventh belongs with the other mid-period symphonies as the high point of the cycle." Gramophone
Donizetti:Roberto Devereux (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $64.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti:Roberto Devereux (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Teatro Real Madrid / Mariella Devia, Marco Caria, Silvia Tro Santafe, Gregory Kunde / Bruno Campanella (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
In the last and most dramatic aria in Roberto Devereux, one of the four Tudor period operas composed by Donizetti in 1837 (along with Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Il Castello di Kenilworth), the protagonist, Queen Elizabeth I of England, exclaims:...
Handel: Alcina / Tamerlano (complete operas recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 In Stock
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Alcina / Tamerlano (complete operas recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Sandrine Piau, Maite Beaumont, Christophe Dumaux, Jeremy Ovenden, Sophie Karthauser, Ann Hallenberg / Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset (conduct
[ Alpha BLU-RAY / 2 Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
"This is essential viewing for those who take Handel as a dramatist seriously." Gramophone DVD of the Month January 2017
Verdi: I Masnadieri (compete opera recorded in 2012) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: I Masnadieri (compete opera recorded in 2012) BLU-RAY
Teatro di San Carlo / Giacomo Prestia, Aquiles Machado, Artur RuciƄski, Lucrecia Garcia / Nicola Luisotti (cond)
[ C Major / Unitel Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
"This is an exciting performance. Gabriele Lavia's steampunk production is stylish and plays up the violence and tension that underpin the opera. Nicola Luisotti's conducting does likewise, as he is sharp and authoritative" Opera Now Five Stars
Sotelo: El Público (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
MAURICIO SOTELO
Sotelo: El Público (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Teatro Real Madrid / José Antonio López, Thomas Tatzl and Jesús Méndez / Pablo Heras-Casado (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Klangforum Wien and the Coro Titular del Teatro Real in this performance of Mauricio Sotelo's opera. Soloists include José Antonio López, Thomas Tatzl and Jesús Méndez.
Verdi: Macbeth (complete opera recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $55.00 Low Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Macbeth (complete opera recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY
Teatro Regio di Parma / Leo Nucci, Enrico Iori, Sylvie Valayre / Bruno Bartoletti (cond)
[ C Major / Unitel Classics Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
"The casting of the then 64 year old Leo Nucci as Macbeth with the so much younger Sylvie Valayre as his wife adds an interesting dimension: the power behind the throne being the younger-model driving force." (MusicWeb July 2007)
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017 BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $30.00 Low Stock
THE STRAUSS FAMILY & OTHERS
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017 BLU-RAY
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - 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...
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $36.00 In Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo / Antonio Pappano (conductor)
[ Decca Music Group Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
BLU-RAY - 'Kaufmann and Antonacci are that rare breed: superb singers who can also act with subtlety and passion' The Guardian
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $45.00 Low Stock
GUSTAV MAHLER
Mahler: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 4 BLU-RAY
Waltraud Meier (mezzo) Genia Kühmeier (soprano) / Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra (HR-Sinfonieorchester), Paavo Järvi
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
This has already been internationally acclaimed as one of the most important Mahler projects of the new millennium. Bonus: Introductions to Symphonies Nos. 3 + 4 with Paavo Järvi. Outstanding soloists: Waltraud Meier, Genia Kühmeier SOUND...
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $37.00 In Stock
GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Metropolitan Opera / Diana Damrau, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, Nicolas Teste / Gianandrea Noseda (cond)
[ Erato Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 24/Jan/2017 ]
"The Met has thrown everything they have at Les Pêcheurs de Perles. The current new production, shared with English National Opera, serves in New York as a vehicle for star soprano Diana Damrau." The Guardian