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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Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia (recorded live Covent Garden in 1980) cover
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2-6 weeks
GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia (recorded live Covent Garden in 1980)
Royal Opera House / Joan Sutherland, Alfredo Kraus, Anne Howells, Stafford Dean / Richard Bonynge (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 15/Jul/2017 ]
"Fleet, if not polished...Sutherland tackles the title role with her usual attributes of a voice of considerable size, extention and pinpoint agility, no acting skills but a grand presence" Opera Now
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera (recorded live Covent Garden in 1975) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera (recorded live Covent Garden in 1975)
Royal Opera House / Placido Domingo, Piero Cappuccilli, Katia Ricciarelli, Elizabeth Bainbridge / Claudio Abbado (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 15/Jul/2017 ]
[Domingo] is enjoying himself as a devil-may-care ruler with a twinkle in both eye and voice...[Cappuccilli] offers a masterclass in what we really mean by 'Verdi baritone'." Gramophone Magazine
Braunfels: Ulenspiegel (complete opera recorded in 2014) cover
add to cart $47.00 Low Stock
WALTER BRAUNFELS
Braunfels: Ulenspiegel (complete opera recorded in 2014)
EntArteOpera / Marc Horus, Christa Ratzenböck, Joachim Goltz, Hans Peter Scheidegger / Martin Sieghart (cond)
[ Capriccio DVD / DVD - released 12/Jul/2017 ]
Charles de Coster's novel Thyl Ulenspiegel provided the source for Braunfels' opera of the same name. It narrates one of the darkest chapters in human history - the Spanish Inquisition in 16th-century Flanders.
Summer Night Concert 2017 cover
add to cart $30.00 In Stock
DVORAK / TCHAIKOVSKY / RACHMANINOV / HUMPERDINCK / STRAVINSKY
Summer Night Concert 2017
Renee Fleming (soprano) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - released 10/Jul/2017 ]
Fairytales and myths have inspired composers from time immemorial, and audiences, too, have invariably been enthralled by the unending struggle between good and evil. Central to the Vienna Philharmonic's 2017 Summer Night Concert are German, French,...
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann [The Tales of Hoffmann] (compete opera recorded in 2016) cover
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JACQUES OFFENBACHI
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann [The Tales of Hoffmann] (compete opera recorded in 2016)
The Royal Opera / Vittorio Grigolo, Kate Lindsey, Thomas Hampson, Christine Rice, Sonya Yoncheva / Evelino Pidò (cond)
[ Sony Classical DVD / 2 DVD - released 10/Jul/2017 ]
"Vittorio Grigolo acts with terrific fervour as both the drunken wreck of the exordia and the ingenuous patsy of the central episodes, making the conflicted character deeply sympathetic if faintly risible." Telegraph
Beethoven: The complete piano sonatas cover
add to cart $75.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: The complete piano sonatas
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
[ EuroArts DVD / 5 DVD Box Set - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
Live recording from Palais Lobkowitz, Palais Rasumowsky, Palais Kinsky and Schloss Hetzendorf, Vienna, 1983-84
Donizetti: Olivo e Pasquale (complete opera recorded in 2016) cover
add to cart $72.00 Low Stock
GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: Olivo e Pasquale (complete opera recorded in 2016)
La Scala Opera / Bruno Taddia, Filippo Morace, Laura Giordano, Pietro Adaini / Federico Maria Sardelli (cond)
[ Dynamic DVD / 2 DVD - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
"Donizetti enthusiasts will find this recording to be a lively and enjoyable performance of a virtually unknown work from the Master's second tier. These are rare, and should be celebrated and cherished." MusicWeb
Verdi: Macbeth ( complete opera recorded in 2016) cover
add to cart $32.00 In Stock
GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Macbeth ( complete opera recorded in 2016)
Los Angeles Opera / Plácido Domingo, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Joshua Guerrero / James Conlon (cond)
[ Sony DVD / DVD - released 1/Jul/2017 ]
"Advancing age has done nothing but strew bouquets of honor, love and admiration on Plácido Domingo." L.A. Times
Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea (complete opera recorded in 2010) cover
add to cart $45.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI
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"
Handel: Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, HWV46a (complete opera recorded in 2016) cover
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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 cover
add to cart $20.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
JOHANNES BRAHMS
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...