CONSUMER NEWS
November 2017

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

DVD + Blu-Ray: Bach: Mass in B Minor

Accentus Music

Bach’s “Opus summum” in an outstanding video recording with Herbert Blomstedt, the Dresdner Kammerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

DVD + Blu-Ray: BELLINI : I PURITANI

Bel Air Media

A jewel of bel canto, and Bellini’s last masterpiece, "I Puritani" with a dream cast: Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Ludovic Tézier, Nicolas Testé and more.

DVD: Berliner Philharmoniker’s New Year’s Eve concerts

Berlin Phil Media

Available exclusively from the Berliner Philharmoniker online shop: 20 DVDs for 99 Euro

DVD: Daniel Barenboim Box II

EuroArts Music International

With over 23 hours of running time, this box is a must-have for all Barenboim fans. Featuring numerous renowned orchestras & an extensive list of soloists

DVD: Daniel Barenboim Limited Anniversary Edition

EuroArts Music International

Limited to only 1000 units, this edition combines two Daniel Barenboim Boxes, showcasing him as pianist and conductor in numerous & versatile performances

DVD + Blu-Ray: DEBUSSY : PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE

Bel Air Media

Marc Mauillon and Jenny Daviet are Pelléas and Mélisande in Benjamin Lazar's poetic staging conducted by Maxime Pascal for the Malmö Opera.

DVD: Don Quixote at the Vienna State Opera

Wiener Staatsoper

Experience the exquisite live ballet performance of Don Quixote at the Vienna State Opera on DVD

DVD + Blu-Ray: Midori plays Bach

Accentus Music

At Castle Köthen, where Bach wrote the Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, Midori fills the historical rooms with the sound of these masterpieces.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote

C Major Entertainment

Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote – Return to Vienna. “A Don Quixote to love … Legris and company can count the evening a total success”. (Die Presse)

DVD + Blu-Ray: Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra

Sir Simon Rattle is joined by virtuoso soprano Barbara Hannigan in a programme that showcases the immense capabilities of the London Symphony Orchestra.

Vinyl: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 | Daniil Trifonov

London Symphony Orchestra

Rediscover Daniil Trifonov's classic recording of Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, now on high quality 180 gram vinyl, with free high definition download.

CD: Vaughan Williams & Bernstein

London Symphony Orchestra

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge joins forces with the Britten Sinfonia for this album of two much loved choral works.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Wagner: Die Walküre/Osterfestspiele Salzburg, 2017

C Major Entertainment

“Re-creation” of Karajan’s musico-theatrical vision of the masterwork, with which the legendary Maestro opened the very first Easter Festival in 1967.

STREAMING DATES AND VIDEO ON DEMAND NEWS

International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn

klangmalerei.tv

Live stream of one of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions: 28 pianists from 17 countries. 1-9 December 2017

Marquee Launches Arts Subscription Service - 25% discount for IMZ Newsletter subscribers!

Marquee Arts

Marquee brings international dance, opera, music, theatre, and documentaries together under one digital platform.

WIENER STAATSOPER live at home

Wiener Staatsoper

Experience the opera’s upcoming livestreams

PRODUCTIONS SOON ON THE MARKET

MARIA CALLAS A TRIBUTE CONCERT IN ATHENS - 2018

France Télévisions

In 2018, France3 will propose a tribute concert to Maria Callas with international opera stars, on the stage of the Herodion Theatre in Athens’ acropolis.

DVD + Blu-Ray: RAMEAU : LES INDES GALANTES

Bel Air Media

"Les Indes Galantes" at the Münchner Operfestspiele, staged and choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and conducted by Ivor Bolton: a stunning production!

THE OPERA SHOW LIVE FROM ORANGE MUSIQUES EN FETE

France Télévisions

2018 edition of this spectacular show with opera stars and young talents, brodacast each year live from a magnificent Roman theatre in Orange (Provence).

Webern – Wagner – Stravinsky

Accentus Music

The first audiovisual DVD and Blu-ray release with Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

INTERESTING NEWS FOR CONSUMERS

New European Songbook

ORF – Österreichischer Rundfunk

The New European Songbook is a multi-platform co-production from the ORF, BBC and EBU and celebrates the new music arising from a continent in flux.

New subtitle and information system

Wiener Staatsoper

Experience a comprehensive information system and six subtitle languages with a simple touch at the Wiener Staatsoper

FESTIVALS + EXPERIENCES

"Le Encantadas" by Olga Neuwirth at Wien Modern

Wien Modern

Olga Neuwirth created an acoustic journey through an archipelago of sound in her masterpiece from 2014–2015 which was co-commissioned by Wien Modern.

Gauguin – Journey to the self - in 360° and VR

ARTE G.E.I.E.

The newest production just published in the ARTE360 VR-App: An immersive journey into the work and the spirit of painter Paul Gauguin.