Below is a list of all In Stock classical DVD titles.
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....
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...
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!
Phyllida Lloyd's all female Shakespeare: Julius Caesar / Henry IV / The Tempest (recorded 2012-2016)
Dame Harriet Walter, and full cast
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD Box Set - released 1/Nov/2019 ]
Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and his deformed slave Caliban. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this...
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...
Shakespeare: Twelfth Night (recorded live at the Globe Theatre in 2017)
Globe Theatre / Marc Antolin, Tony Jayawardena, Joshua Lacey, Katy Owen, Annette McLaughlin
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 10/Aug/2019 ]
Twins Sebastian and Viola are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, separated and believing each other to be dead. Beside herself with grief, Viola disguises herself as a boy and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino.
GIACOMO PUCCINI / CHARLES GOUNOD / GIUSEPPE VERDI
Arena Di Verona Collection Volume 1: Turandot / Romeo et Juliette / Aida
Arena di Verona / Maria Guleghina, Salvatore Licitra, Tamar Iveri, Nino Machaidze, Ketevan Kemoklidze, Hui He, Marco Berti, Andrea Ulbrich, etc
[ Bel Air Classiques DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 9/Aug/2019 ]
A 3-Opera set (Limited Edition) featuring great productions seen at the prestigious Arena di Verona : Puccini's Turandot, Gounod's Roméo & Juliette, Verdi's Aida. TURANDOT For their 88th edition the prestigious Arena di Verona Festival...
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Fidelio (complete opera recorded in 2004)
Jonas Kaufmann, Camilla Nylund, Chor and Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 2/Aug/2019 ]
Beethoven's only opera Fidelio never ceases to fascinate audiences with its spellbinding story of true love. Staged by renowned opera director Jürgen Flimm this production is the outstanding result of the teamwork of the Zurich Opera.
BERNSTEIN / GERSHWIN / DVORAK / COPLAND / STRAUSS / etc
Schoenbrunn 2019 - Summer Night Concert
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel, with Yuja Wang (piano)
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - released 1/Aug/2019 ]
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.
PAISIELLO / BEETHOVEN / MONTEVERDI
Jonas Kaufmann: Opera Collection
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) with Cecilia Bartoli, Camilla Nylund, Vesselina Kasarova, and Dietrich Henschel
[ Arthaus DVD / 3 DVD - released 26/Jul/2019 ]
Experience Jonas Kaufmann, opera world's top star, in this impressive opera collection from his time at the Zurich Opera House still before his great international breakthrough. He feels closely connected to the opera house, boosted his career there...
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (complete opera recorded in 1981)
Metropolitan Opera / Luciano Pavarotti, Judith Blegen, Sesto Bruscantini, Brent Ellis / Nicola Rescigno
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 19/Jul/2019 ]
Filmed in 1981, live from the Metropolitan Opera, Luciano Pavarotti sings Nemorino in Donizetti's comic opera. This one of his Pavarotti's most famous roles and here he sings it in his prime joined by an all-star ensemble: Judith Blegen sings the...