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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Sir Simon Rattle & Sol Gabetta (Recorded live at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2014) cover
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LIGETI / WAGNER / ELGAR / STRAVINSKY
Sir Simon Rattle & Sol Gabetta (Recorded live at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2014)
Sol Gabetta (cello) / Berliner Philharmoniker [Berlin Philharmonic], Simon Rattle
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 10/Apr/2017 ]
"Rattle's presence can be heard, and felt, in virtually every bar of the score: the way he moulds phrases, nudges details to the fore, bends the line, holds tight to a salient accompanying detail (especially along the lower end of the spectrum) or re
Handel Box Set: Rinaldo / Saul / Giulio Cesare (Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, 2005-2015) cover
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2-6 weeks
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel Box Set: Rinaldo / Saul / Giulio Cesare (Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, 2005-2015)
Glyndebourne Opera / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Sarah Connolly, Danielle de Niese, Christopher Purves, Iestyn Davies / Orchestra of the Age of Enligh
[ Opus Arte DVD / 5 DVD 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)
Sondheim: Follies (complete musical comedy recorded in 2015) cover
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STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Sondheim: Follies (complete musical comedy recorded in 2015)
Opera Toulon / Graham Bickley, Liz Robertson, Charlotte Page, Marilyn Hill Smith, Julia Sutton / David Charles Abell (cond)
[ BelAir Classiques DVD / DVD - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"The choice of the soloists is of irreproachable quality. The Follies' production in Toulouse is shining with a thousand fires." MUSICALAVENUE.FR
Salieri: L'europa Riconosciuta (Complete opera recorded in 2004) cover
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ANTONIO SALIERI
Salieri: L'europa Riconosciuta (Complete opera recorded in 2004)
La Scala Opera / Diana Damrau, Desirée Rancatore, Genia Kühmeier, Daniela Barcellona, Giuseppe Sabatini / Riccardo Muti (cond)
[ Warner Classics Erato DVD / DVD - released 12/Mar/2017 ]
In 1778 Antonio Salieri's Europa riconosciuta became the first work to be performed at the Milanese theatre later known as the Teatro alla Scala. Despite this honour, Europa riconosciuta (Europa recognised) remained unperformed for 226 years until...
Lehár: Der Graf von Luxemburg (complete operetta recorded 1972, sung in German) cover
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FRANZ LEHAR
Lehár: Der Graf von Luxemburg (complete operetta recorded 1972, sung in German)
Eberhard Wächter, Lilian Sukis, Erich Kunz, Jane Tilden, Peter Fröhlich / Graunke Symphony Orchestra, Kurt Graunke
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 10/Mar/2017 ]
"The Count of Luxembourg", composed in 1909, is a worthy equal to Léhar's other operettas in terms of imaginative content, visual ideas and instrumental colouring. After the sensational success of the "Merry Widow" (1905), the composer quickly wrote...
Heuberger: Der Opernball (The Opera Ball) (complete Operetta Film, 1970. Sung in German) cover
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RICHARD HEUBERGER
Heuberger: Der Opernball (The Opera Ball) (complete Operetta Film, 1970. Sung in German)
Helen Mané, Harald Serafin, Maria Tiboldi, Maurice Besançon, Tatjana Iwanow / Symphony Orchestra Kurt Graunke, Munich, Willy Mattes
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 10/Mar/2017 ]
Richard Heuberger (1850-1914) was born into a well-to-do middle-class family from Graz. He trained initially as an engineer, but after studying for a degree in music, he was appointed director of the Vienna Singakademie. Heuberger created many...
Kalman: Die Zirkusprinzessin [The Circus Princess] (complete Operetta Recorded 1969, sung in German) cover
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EMMERICH KALMAN
Kalman: Die Zirkusprinzessin [The Circus Princess] (complete Operetta Recorded 1969, sung in German)
Ingeborg Hallstein, Rudolf Schock, Isy Orén, Peter Karner, Jane Tilden / Symphony Orchestra Kurt Graunke, Munich, Werner Schmidt-Boelcke
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 10/Mar/2017 ]
With The Csardas Princess and Countess Mariza, Emmerich Kálmán created two operetta classics that remain popular to this day. His successes from the Viennese "Silver Operetta Era" include The Circus Princess (1926), which contains elements of modern...
Fall: Die Dollarprinzessin (The Dollar Princess) (complete operetta recorded on film in 1973) cover
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LEO FALL
Fall: Die Dollarprinzessin (The Dollar Princess) (complete operetta recorded on film in 1973)
Tatjana Iwanow, Horst Niendorf, Gabriele Jacoby, Gerhart Lippert, Regina Lemnitz / Symphony Orchestra Kurt Graunke, Munich, Wolfgang Ebert
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 10/Mar/2017 ]
Leo Fall (1873-1925) was the son of a military bandmaster and trained at the Vienna Conservatory. He made his debut as kapellmeister in Hamburg, before taking posts in Berlin, Cologne and Vienna, where his career as a composer of operetta took off....
History of the Organ boxset - From Latin Origins to the Modern Age cover
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2-6 weeks
VARIOUS COMPOSERS
History of the Organ boxset - From Latin Origins to the Modern Age
Marie-Claire Alain, Louis Robilliard, René Saorgin, Gustav Leonhardt, Xavier Darasse, André Isoir, Bernard Foccroulle & Hans Heintze (organs)
[ ArtHaus Musik DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 1/Mar/2017 ]
This four part series outlines the history of this magnificent instrument, ranging from the beauty of the sound to the wealth of music written for it, and encompassing the craftsmanship involved in building such a complicated structure.
Shakespeare: Richard II (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in 2015) cover
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Shakespeare: Richard II (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in 2015)
Globe Theatre / Charles Edwards, Henry Everett, William Gaunt, Jonny Glynn , David Sturzaker
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
Ruling by divine right, but himself ruled by caprice, King Richard exiles Henry Bolingbroke and seizes his father's vast states. While Richard is distracted by a rebellion in Ireland, Bolingbroke returns to England, intent on recovering...
Handel: Theodora (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Theodora (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Theatre des Chams-Elysees / Katherine Watson, Philippe Jaroussky, Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Callum Thorpe / William Christie (cond)
[ Erato / Warner Classics DVD / 2 DVD - released 20/Feb/2017 ]
Handel's Theodora, a tale of Christian martyrdom in 4th century Antioch, is a dramatic oratorio rather than an opera, but it achieved a new currency in 1996, when William Christie conducted a staging at Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Christie, who...
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384 (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
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2-6 weeks
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384 (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Glyndebourne Opera / Sally Matthews, Edgaras Montvidas, Tobias Kehrer / Robin Ticciati (conductor)
[ Opus Arte / Rai Trade DVD / DVD - released 10/Feb/2017 ]
"This [is] the most convincing dramaturgical presentation of the opera in recent times…Kehrer is magnificent as Osmin, Gunnell is lyrical and alert as Pedrillo, and Eriksmoen steers a delicate path between the amusing and the musically ravishing" BBC
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017 cover
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THE STRAUSS FAMILY & OTHERS
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2017
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Gustavo Dudamel
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - 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...
Handel: Rodelinda / Theodora (complete operas recorded in 1996 & 1998) plus A Night with Handel cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Rodelinda / Theodora (complete operas recorded in 1996 & 1998) plus A Night with Handel
Glyndebourne Festival Opera / Anna Caterina Antonacci, Kurt Streit, Andreas Scholl, Dawn Upshaw, David Daniels / William Christie (cond)
[ Warner Classics NVC Arts / 3 DVD Box Set - released 4/Feb/2017 ]
"Jean-Marie Villegier's brilliant, unnerving production...A great show - don't miss it." The Guardian on Rodelinda
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) cover
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GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006)
Royal Opera House / Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo / Antonio Pappano (conductor)
[ Decca Classics DVD / DVD - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
"Kaufmann and Antonacci are that rare breed: superb singers who can also act with subtlety and passion" The Guardian
Offenbach: La Belle Helene (complete operetta recorded in 2000) cover
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2-6 weeks
JACQUES OFFENBACH
Offenbach: La Belle Helene (complete operetta recorded in 2000)
Theatre Musical de Paris / Felicity Lott / Yann Beuron, Michel Senechal / Marc Minkowski (conductor)
[ TDK DVD / DVD - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
"The production has become something of a legend since it was premiered but it still has the power to delight and enthral. This is a great production of a tremendously fun piece" (MusicWeb Feb 2009)
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
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GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles [The Peral Fishers] (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Metropolitan Opera / Diana Damrau, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, Nicolas Teste / Gianandrea Noseda (cond)
[ Erato DVD / DVD - released 24/Jan/2017 ]
Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de perles, set in Sri Lanka, is known above all for its unforgettable duet for tenor and baritone, but it its score is full of delightful and dramatic music. When recently staged at the Metropolitan Opera in New York it proved a...