Below is a list of all In Stock classical DVD titles.
[ Opus Arte / DVD - due 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. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes delightful...
FRANZ SCHUBERT / PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Martha Argerich & Daniel Barenboim: Live from the Salzburg Festival 2019
Daniel Barenboim (conductor), Martha Argerich (piano) / West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
[ C Major DVD / DVD - released 16/Oct/2020 ]
The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra are not only an internationally-acclaimed touring orchestra but also a symbol of tolerance and understanding between people. Orchestra and conductor are joined by the legendary Martha Argerich. Argerich, gives an...
Donizetti: Don Pasquale (sung in German)
Oskar Czerwenka (Don Pasquale), Edita Gruberova (Norina), Luigi Alva (Ernesto), Hans Helm (Malatesta) Wiener Staatsoper, Héctor Urbón
[ Naxos / DVD - released 25/Sep/2020 ]
Donizetti's Don Pasquale represents the high point of the Italian buffa tradition, a sparkling comedy using characters from commedia dellarte in ways that are entertaining, witty and playful. It was the work selected by the Vienna State Opera for its...
Delibes: Coppelia (complete ballet recorded in 2018)
Bolshoi Ballet / Margarita Shrayer, Artem Ovcharenko, Alexey Loparevic, Nadezhda Blagova / Pavel Sorokin (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques DVD / DVD - released 4/Aug/2020 ]
Léo Delibes's Coppélia is not only a collection of fine dances. It is primarily an abrasive and sardonic comedy, which is somewhat unusual in the world of classical ballet. But most importantly, it is a comedy for which excellent music was composed....
Offenbach: Orphée aux Enfers [Orpheus in the Underworld] (complete operetta recorded in 2019)
Salzburg Festival / Kathryn Lewek, Joel Prieto, Anne Sofie von Otter, Martin Winkler / Enrique Mazzola (cond)
[ C Major DVD / DVD - released 17/Jul/2020 ]
"A frantic and fabulous show" (New York Times)
J. S. BACH
Yo-Yo Ma: The Bach Project: Cello Suites - Live from Athens
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
[ C Major DVD / DVD - 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. For Yo-Yo, Bach's 300-hundred-year-old music is one extraordinary example of...
LA Phil 100: The Los Angeles Philharmonic Centennial Birthday Gala
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gustavo Dudamel
[ C Major / 2 DVD - 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...
Shall We Dance? The Maastricht Concert 2019
[ Universal DVD / DVD - released 27/Mar/2020 ]
André Rieu's spectacular 2019 Maastricht Open Air Concert DVD features 28 all-time-favourite songs, his famous Johann Strauss Orchestra & Choir, International Soloists, the Platin Tenors and 300 Dancers.
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Complete Piano Concertos
Jan Lisiecki (piano), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Tomo Keller
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 6/Mar/2020 ]
"A sparkling performance that seems refreshingly spontaneous - yet is intellectually perfectly formed" Der Tagesspiel
STRAUSS FAMILY / etc
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2020
Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - 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...
AVSHALOMOV / TCHAIKOVSKY / SHOSTAKOVICH
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (recorded 2017)
Maxim Vengerov (violin) Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Long Yu
[ Accentus DVD / DVD - released 25/Jan/2020 ]
"With first desk players of exceptional ability, the orchestra plays with exemplary polish and a fine sense of ensemble under their conductor Long Yu…Vengerov brings lustrous singing tone to Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto" BBC Music
Donizetti - La Fille du Régiment [Daughter of the Regiment] & Don Pasqual (recorded 2005/2006)pera recorded in 2005)
Juan Diego Florez, Patricia Ciofi, Isabel Rey, Ruggero Raimondi, etc
[ Decca Music Group DVD / 3 DVD Box Set - released 12/Dec/2019 ]
Juan Diego Flórez proves he's the new King Of The High C's in one of his greatest stage roles. He gives a sensational performance of Tonio's aria 'Ah! mes amis...' - with 9 top Cs sung not once, but twice!
Christmas Down Under
[ Universal Music DVD / DVD - released 22/Nov/2019 ]
The King of Waltz, André Rieu, brings his New Year's concert recorded live in Sydney to millions of fans across the world. Presenting a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney's iconic Town Hall.
Stéphane Degout (Hamlet), Sabine Devieilhe (Ophélie), Laurent Alvaro (Claudius), Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo (Gertrude), Nicolas Legoux (Polonius)
[ Naxos DVD / DVD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
With Shakespearian operas all the rage in Paris during the 19th century, Ambroise Thomas and his librettists Michel Carré and Jules Barbier adapted Hamlet to create a romantic spectacle in which the character of Ophélie shines with a haunting...
Jenkins: The Armed Man - A Mass For Peace
Pauline Rathmann, Yumeji Matasufuji, Leah-Marian Jones, Valentino Worlitzsch World Orchestra for Peace, World Choir for Peace, Karl Jenkins
[ C Major DVD / DVD - released 18/Oct/2019 ]
The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins is the most performed work by any living composer. This performance is the largest ever staged and was uniquely performed in synchronisation with a specially commissioned war-archive...
HANS WERNER HENZE
Hans Werner Henze: The Bassarids
Salzburg Festival / Sean Panikkar, Russell Braun, Willard White, Nikolai Schukoff / Vienna Philharmonic, Kent Nagano
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / 2 DVD - 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...
Britten: Peter Grimes (complete opera recorded in 1981)
Royal Opera House / Jan Vickers, Heather Harper, Norman Bailey / Colin Davis (conductor)
[ Warner Music / NVC Arts DVD / DVD - released 10/Oct/2019 ]
"Colin Davis...proves an inspired interpreter, taut in control as well as warmly expressive, drawing vividly atmospheric playing from the orchestra to supplement the brilliantly effective sets, minimal but wonderfully evocative " Penguin Guide
Verdi: La Traviata (recorded live Covent Garden in 2019)
Royal Opera / Ermonela Jaho, Charles Castronovo, Placido Domingo / Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonello Manacorda
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - 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...
RICHARD STRAUSS / RICHARD WAGNER / W. A. MOZART
Inbrunst im Herzen: Famous German Arias and Scenes
Brigitte Fassbaender, Franz Hawlata, Kiri te Kanawa, Rene Kollo, Waltraud Meier, Christine Schafer, Bryn Terfel and others
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 20/Aug/2019 ]
This collection of Famous Arias and Scenes, opera's finest, most exciting moments, will dazzle opera lovers and newcomers alike. The Arias and Scenes are each presented and performed by the most renowned and acclaimed artists of the opera stage.
HANDEL / VIVALDI / PURCELL
O let me weep: Famous Baroque Arias & Scenes
David Daniels (countertenor), Yvonne Kenny (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo), Marilyn Horne (mezzo) / Various conductors
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 10/Aug/2019 ]
This collection of Famous Arias and Scenes, opera's finest, most brilliant moments, will dazzle opera lovers and newcomers alike: a visually exciting introduction for new viewers to opera and a unique opportunity to see stars of the opera stage...