Below is a list of all classical DVD titles released in the last 90 days.
Puccini: Madama Butterfly (complete opera recorded in 2016 - original 1904 version)
La Scala, Milan / María José Siri, Bryan Hymel, Carlos Álvarez, Annalisa Stroppa / Riccardo Chailly (cond)
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 20/Mar/2019 ]
"beautifully paced and tender, with the sheer invention and quality of the music shining reliably through. It's carefully controlled, too, so that we never risk toppling over into excess. He's assembled a fine cast, too." Gramophone DVD of the Month
Ades: The Exterminating Angel (complete opera recorded in 2017)
Metropolitan Opera / Audrey Luna, Amanda Echalaz, Sally Matthews, Sophie Bevan, Alice Coote, Christine Rice, Iestyn Davies / Thomas Ades (cond)
[ Erato DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2019 ]
"If you see one opera this year, make it The Exterminating Angel," ran the headline in the New York Times after the US premiere of Thomas Adès' "stunningly inventive" opera based on Luis Buñuel's surreal and satirical 1962 film El ángel exterminador....
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Barockstar: Georg Frideric Handel
Christopher Hogwood, Sandrine Piau, Christine Schäfer, Trevor Pinnock, Donald Burrows, Andrea Marcon, etc
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 10/Feb/2019 ]
"Barockstar" tells the story of Handel's life as he journeyed through baroque Europe, leaving Germany for Italy and experiencing Florence, Rome and Venice, before arriving in London to begin the career that would bring him a worldwide reputation. The...
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New Year's Concert in Vienna 2019
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Christian Thielemann
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - released 6/Feb/2019 ]
The 2019 New Year's Concert will be conducted for the first time by Christian Thielemann. A native of Berlin, Thielemann has been a regular and welcome guest of the Vienna Philharmonic since 2000, with the result that his first New Year s Concert may...