Below is a list of all classical DVD titles released in the last 90 days.
Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea (complete opera recorded in 2010)
Norwegian National Opera / Birgitte Christensen, Jacek Laszczkowski, Tim Mead, Marita Sølberg / Alessandro de Marchi
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD Box Set - released 20/Jun/2017 ]
"There is, though, some truly terrific singing here. Birgitte Christiansen (Poppea) is an amazingly assured musical presence, who can colour her voice to fit every occasion. Jacek Laszczkowski (Nero) is expressively menacing and lascivious by turn"
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV46a (complete opera recorded in 2016)
Le Concert d'Astree / Sabine Devieilhe, Franco Fagioli, Sara Mingardo, Michael Spyres / Emmanuelle Haim
[ Erato / Warner Classics DVD / DVD - released 10/Jun/2017 ]
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence has firmly established itself as France's preeminent summer festival and is a key fixture on the international festival calendar.
Brahms & The Little Singing Girls
A Tony Palmer Film
[ Voiceprint Tony Palmer Films / DVD - released 10/May/2017 ]
90 minute film directed by the acclaimed, award-winning director Tony Palmer and starring Warren Mitchell. "Deconstructing the myth and reconstructing a giant. A brilliant re-evaluation of Brahms, told in a breathtaking series of stunning images...
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