CONSUMER NEWS
November 2020

Your monthly update on performing arts releases, live streams, previews and specials - directly from the producers. Brought to you by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre, the international business network supporting performing arts through audiovisual media.


NEW RELEASES

Blu-Ray: Agents Are Forever

EuroArts Music International

An original production by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, with music from beloved spy and detective movies.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Hélène Grimaud – Woodlands and beyond...

C Major Entertainment

Together with photographer Mat Hennek, star pianist Hélène Grimaud, comes up with a multimedia concert project at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Helmut Newton – Frames from the Edge

Arthaus Musik

Newly remastered from original 16mm film due to Helmut Newton’s 100th birthday on 31 October 2020.

DVD + Blu-Ray + 4K/UHD: Il Trovatore – Anna Netrebko at Arena di Verona

C Major Entertainment

A monumental staging by legendary director Franco Zeffirelli brings superstar Anna Netrebko to the Arena where she is giving her much-anticipated debut.

DVD: Nureyev – an exciting reissue of a classic!

Opus Arte

This 1968 recording of The Nutcracker is a great historical performance from The Royal Ballet featuring the incomparable Rudolf Nureyev.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Pietro Antonio Cesti – La Dori / Innsbruck

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Cesti’s tragicomedic opera La Dori staged by Stefano Vizioli featuring conductor Ottavio Dantone’s Accademia Bizantina and Baroque singing specialists.

DVD: Playland USA

Arthaus Musik

Superman as the new president? After this movie you will see reality with different eyes.

DVD: Richard III staged by Thomas Ostermeier

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The Schaubühne Berlin production of Shakespeare’s Richard III staged by Thomas Ostermeier featuring Lars Eidinger in the title role.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty from La Scala

C Major Entertainment

The performance by the La Scala ballet company and its soloists Polina Semionova and Timofej Andrijashenko was received with jubilant enthusiasm.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Weinberger – Spring Storms / Komische Oper Berlin

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The “last operetta of the Weimar Republic” Spring Storms (Frühlingsstürme) newly reconstructed and staged by Barrie Kosky at the Komische Oper Berlin!

VIDEO ON DEMAND NEWS + BROADCAST DATES

The New Year’s Concerts now on fidelio

fidelio

NOV 2020: Stream the world-famous Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Concerts now on fidelio.

Metropolitan Opera’s Il Trovatore in cinemas

Clasart Classic

2 2021: MET IM KINO brings Verdi’s masterpiece, sung by an extraordinary cast, to German and Austrian cinemas on 2+3 January.

LIVE STREAMS

Opéra Comique: Hippolyte et Aricie

ARTE G.E.I.E.

18 NOV 2020: Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie live from the Opéra Comique in Paris on Wednesday, 18 November.

Another Space live on meloman.ru

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

20 NOV 2020: VII International Contemporary Music Festival “Another Space”: Questa Musica Ensemble & Philipp Chizhevsky.

Another Space live on meloman.ru

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

20 NOV 2020: VII International Contemporary Music Festival “Another Space”: Chamber music.

Another Space live on meloman.ru

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

20 NOV 2020: VII International Contemporary Music Festival “Another Space”: Music by Silvestrov and Manotskov.

Another Space live on meloman.ru

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

21 NOV 2020: VII International Contemporary Music Festival “Another Space”: The last night performance.

Wiener Staatsoper: Mahler, Live

ARTE G.E.I.E.

24 NOV 2020: Mahler, Live is a dialogue between two outstanding ballets, broadcasted live from the Wiener Staatsoper on Tuesday, 24 November.

PRODUCTIONS SOON ON THE MARKET

CD + DVD: Inspiring Voices – Edward Higginbottom

EuroArts Music International

This DVD edition includes the moving documentary “Inspiring Voices” about Edward Higginbottom’s last weeks as the Choirmaster of the New College Choir.

DVD + Blu-Ray: New box set releases

Accentus Music

This fall, Accentus Music releases new DVD and Blu-ray box sets featuring operas, ballets, symphonic releases and composers of the 20th century.

NEWS FROM THE IMZ

Avant Première Music + Media Market Vienna: 14-18 Feb 2021

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Especially in times like these, the IMZ strengthens the music + dance film industry by hosting its yearly B2B event Avant Première, which contributes to a majority of cultural programming in TV + streaming worldwide.

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