Classical DVD New Releases

Classical DVD New Releases

Below is a list of all classical DVD titles released in the last 90 days.

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Lully / Biber: Te Deum & Missa Salisburgensis cover
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2-6 weeks
LULLY / BIBER
Lully / Biber: Te Deum & Missa Salisburgensis
Les Pages du Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles, Collegium Vocale 1704, Collegium 1704, Vaclav Luks
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / DVD - released 12/Jul/2019 ]
With his Te Deum (1677), Lully produced a singularly important work, which was to impose an "official" genre which lasted a century: a chef-d'oeuvre of musical architecture, the imposing forces require trumpets and timpani and was the religious work...
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (recorded Nov 2018) cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (recorded Nov 2018)
Erin Wall (soprano) Annika Schlicht (mezzo) Attilio Glaser (ten) René Pape (bass) / World Orchestra for Peace & Würth Philharmoniker, Donald Runnicles
[ C Major DVD / DVD - released 1/Jul/2019 ]
In 2018, marking the exact 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending World War 1, the all-star World Orchestra for Peace gave two UNESCO designated performances of Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Symbolically one in each of the UK and Germany - for the BBC...
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte ('The Magic Flute') (complete opera recorded in 2018) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte ('The Magic Flute') (complete opera recorded in 2018)
Vienna State Opera / Matthias Goerne, Mauro Peter, Albina Shagimurotava, Christiane Karg / Constantinos Carydis (cond)
[ C Major DVD / DVD - released 1/Jul/2019 ]
W.A. Mozart's timeless masterpiece at the Salzburg Festival is always an event! Especially when Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) receives such a 'spectacular and virtuosic staging' (Le Figaro) by director Lydia Steier. Steier introduces the role of...
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (complete opera recorded live in 2008) cover
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2-6 weeks
RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (complete opera recorded live in 2008)
Bayreuth Festival / Michael Volle, Klaus Florian Vogt, Johannes Martin Kränzle, Anne Schwanewilms / Philippe Jordan (cond)
[ Deutsche DVD / 2 DVD - released 20/Jun/2019 ]
"The performances of the cast are of a high standard dramatically and mostly musically. Volle now paces himself well and Lehmkuhl is a magical and unclichéd Magdalene." Gramophone
DonizettI: Lucia di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 1982) cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
DonizettI: Lucia di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 1982)
Metropolitan Opera / Joan Sutherland, Alfredo Kraus, Pablo Elvira & Paul Plishka / Richard Bonynge (conductor)
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 20/Jun/2019 ]
With an exhilarating performance of her signature role, Dame Joan Sutherland captivates the audience in this elaborate production of Donizetti's bel canto masterpiece, taped during its celebrated 1982 run at the Metropolitan Opera
Rhim: Jakob Lenz (complete opera) cover
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WOLFGANG RHIM
Rhim: Jakob Lenz (complete opera)
De Munt La Monnaie / Georg Nigl, Henry Waddington, John Graham-Hall / Franck Ollu (cond)
[ Alpha DVD / DVD - released 14/Jun/2019 ]
Wolfgang Rihm's chamber opera Jakob Lenz has become one of the most frequently performed works in the 20thcentury German opera repertoire.
Ibsen's Ghosts (recorded in 2017) cover
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NILS PETTER MOLVAER
Ibsen's Ghosts (recorded in 2017)
Norwegian National Ballet / The Norwegian National Ballet School
[ BelAir Classiques DVD / DVD - released 10/Jun/2019 ]
Are we ever honest enough to be unaffected by lies? This is the question asked by Henrik Ibsen's drama Ghosts (Gengangere). Oswald Alving returns from a bohemian existence in Paris to small-town Norway. Encountering people who do not communicate,...
Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (recorded in 2012) cover
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J. S. BACH
Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (recorded in 2012)
Christina Landshamer (sop) Stefan Kahle (alto) Wolfram Lattke (tenor), Martin Lattke (ten) Klaus Mertens Gotthold Schwarz (bass) / Gewandhausorchester
[ Naxos DVD / 2 DVD - released 7/Jun/2019 ]
"This is a performance which has Bach liturgically wired into its DNA...Biller's direction exudes profound integrity and commitment, the chorales in particular shaped by a deeply-felt inevitability..this is a moving testament to a choir celebrating"
Korngold: Das Wunder der Heliane (complete opera recorded in 2018) cover
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2-6 weeks
ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD
Korngold: Das Wunder der Heliane (complete opera recorded in 2018)
Deutsche Oper Berlin / Sara Jakubiak, Brian Jagde, Josef Wagner, Okka von der Damerau, Derek Welton / Christof Loy
[ Naxos DVD / 2 DVD - released 7/Jun/2019 ]
Erich Wolfgang Korngold regarded Das Wunder der Heliane as his greatest work, but the opera has been neglected since its premiere in 1927. This 2018 production from the Deutsche Oper Berlin features the American soprano Sara Jakubiak as Heliane, and...
Mercadante: Didone abbandonata (complete opera recorded in 2018) cover
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GIUSEPPE SAVERIO MERCADANTE
Mercadante: Didone abbandonata (complete opera recorded in 2018)
Innsbruck Festival / Viktorija Miškūnaitė, Katrin Wundsam, Emilie Renard, Carlo Vincenzo Allemano, Diego Godoy / Alessandro De Marchi
[ Naxos DVD / DVD - released 7/Jun/2019 ]
Giuseppe Saverio Mercadante was a contemporary of Donizetti and Rossini, and his prolific output of operas proved influential in founding dramatic techniques that were taken on by Verdi.