Below is a list of all classical DVD titles released in the last 90 days.
TCHAIKOVSKY / ADAM / DELIBES / VERDI / MOZART / PUCCINI / etc
An Evening with the Royal Ballet & Royal Opera
The Royal Opera & Ballet / Carlos Acosta, Alina Cojocaru, Marianela Nunez, Darcey Bussell, Miah Persson, Jonas Kaufmann, Sarah Connolly, Diana Damrau
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2018 ]
Take a seat in the stalls at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, for an unforgettable evening of ballet and opera highlights performed by world-renowned stars of The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet past and present. This special two-DVD set...
THE STRAUSS FAMILY & OTHERS
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2018
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Riccardo Muti
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - released 8/Mar/2018 ]
"Muti's conducting of the old favourites, Strauss Jr's Blue Danube and Sr's Radetzky March, bristles with Italianate swagger and brio" Sunday Times
RICHARD STRAUSS / ANTON BRUCKNER / HUGO WOLF
Renee Fleming in Concert (recorded live in 2011 & 2012)
Renee Fleming (soprano) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD Box Set - released 5/Mar/2018 ]
Two unforgettable evenings showcase the artistry of Renée Fleming alongside Christian Thielemann's mastery of the Austro-German Romantic idiom...."Beautifully filmed and recorded … worthy of special praise." (MusicWeb Nov 2013)
J. S. BACH
Bach: St Matthew Passion BWV 244 (complete oratorio recorded in 2017)
Benedikt Kristjánsson, Krešimir Stražanac, Gerlinde Sämann, Isabel Jantschek, Benno Schachtner, Paul Schweinester / Gaechinger Cantorey, Hans-Christop
[ Accentus DVD / 2 DVD - released 25/Feb/2018 ]
"The vocal soloists are all excellent, fairly extrovert whether in a mode of declamation or confession; Benno Schachtner's alto and Benedikt Kristjánsson's Evangelist are most vividly drawn and sung...Powerful musical values underpin the enterprise."
Great Conductors: Carlos Kleiber / Georg Solti / Leonard Bernstein / Herbert von Karajan [4 DVD set]
Carlos Kleiber, Georg Solti, Leonard Bernstein, Herbert von Karajan, with Riccardo Muti, Valery Gergiev, Gustavo Dudamel, Stephen Sondheim, and more
[ C Major DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 20/Feb/2018 ]
Collection of documentaries looking at the lives and works of four celebrated conductors. The documentaries are: 'Carlos Kleiber: I Am Lost to the World', 'Sir Georg Solti: Journey of a Lifetime', 'Leonard Bernstein: Larger Than Life' and 'Herbert...
PYOTTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (Complete ballet recorded in 2017)
The Royal Ballet / Marianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Kristen Mcnally & Claire Calvert / Koen Kessels
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2018 ]
Royal Ballet Principal Marianela Nuñez delights as Princess Aurora, with Vadim Muntagirov as her Prince Florimund, in this performance of a timeless classic. Marius Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's repertory,...
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Così fan tutte, K588 (complete opera recorded in 2013)
Salzburg Festival / Malin Hartelius, Luca Pisaroni, Marie-Claude Chappuis, Martin Mitterrutzner, Gerald Finley / Christoph Eschenbach (cond)
[ EuroArts DVD / 2 DVD - released 18/Feb/2018 ]
"It is all beautifully performed by a convincingly young-looking cast. Malin Hartelius sings a ravishing 'Per pietà'…Martin Mitterrutzner's free, easy tenor is just right for the high-lying part of Ferrando" Gramophone
RAVEL / STRAUSS / BERLIOZ
The 2016 BBC Proms At The Royal Albert Hall
Behzod Abduraimov (piano), Alexei Petrenko (reciter), Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor)
[ Naxos / BBC / DVD - released 9/Feb/2018 ]
Recorded live during the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, 2016.
Monteverdi: 3 x Poppea - L'Incoronazione di Poppea (complete operas recorded in 1993, 2010 & 2013)
Norwegian National Opera with Birgitte Christensen, Jacek Laszczkowski / Concerto Koln, Rene Jacobs / Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Eric Gauthier, Anneleen R
[ EuroArts DVD / 3 DVD Box Set - released 2/Feb/2018 ]
Three different approaches to the enigmatic mistress of Roman Emperor Nero - in one box: watch Poppea in two contrasting opera productions plus as a futuristic ballet performance. Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea Orchestra of the Norwegian...
Strauss, (R.): Der Rosenkavalier (complete opera recorded in 2017)
Metropolitan Opera / Renee Fleming, Elina Garanca, Gunther Groissbock, Erin Morley / Sebastian Weigle (cond)
[ Decca DVD / 2 DVD - released 26/Jan/2018 ]
"The dramatic chemistry between Ms. Fleming and Ms. Garanča came through in their every exchange" New York Times