CONSUMER NEWS
September 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

CD: Beethoven / Chopin: Piano Trios

Accentus Music

The new recording with Gidon Kremer, Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė and Georgijs Osokins will be released on Accentus Music on 25 September 2020.

DVD: Beyond Perfection – Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

C Major Entertainment

This homage to Michelangeli provides the first comprehensive and in-depth portrait of a brilliant pianist who achieved mythical status.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Conductor Frieder Bernius / Missa solemnis

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

In-depth rehearsal process of Missa solemnis performed by Kammerchor and Hofkapelle Stuttgart under the baton of Frieder Bernius filmed by Uli Aumüller.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Coppelia – a Christmas treat for the whole family!

Opus Arte

A classic returns to the Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls!

CD: Daniel Ciobanu – The debut recording

Accentus Music

On 18 September, Accentus Music releases the debut recording of Romanian pianist Daniel Ciobanu with works by Prokofiev, Enescu, Debussy and Liszt.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Der Prinz von Homburg / Staatsoper Stuttgart

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Critically acclaimed production of Hans Werner Henze’s Der Prinz von Homburg staged by the award-winning director Stephan Kimmig.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt

C Major Entertainment

In this story ballet, choreographer Edward Clug merges the distinct versions of Peer Gynt by Edward Grieg and Henrik Ibsen into a new ballet experience.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Juan Diego Flórez – Mozart

C Major Entertainment

The concert programme includes many of the most popular Mozart arias, magnificently performed by the Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez.

Vinyl: Limited edition direct-to-disc box set: Má vlast

Accentus Music

On 4 September, Accentus Music release the direct-to-disc recording of Smetana’s “Má vlast” with the Bamberg Symphony and Jakub Hrusa.

Blu-Ray: Morricone conducts Morricone [digitally restored]

EuroArts Music International

The lauded DVD release of “Morricone conducts Morricone” has been digitally restored and is now available as full HD on Blu-ray.

CD: Onutė Gražinytė plays Arvo Pärt

Accentus Music

Pianist Onutė Gražinytė’s debut recording will be released by Accentus Music in honour of composer Arvo Pärt’s 85th birthday on 11 September 2020.

CD: Sublime choral music from Magdalen College Oxford

Opus Arte

Five centuries of choral music from composers closely associated with Magdalen College, Oxford takes centre stage.

VIDEO ON DEMAND NEWS

Beethoven-Cycle with Igor Levit

fidelio

Watch all of Igor Levit’s memorable performances from the Salzburg Festival.

Elektra, Cosí fan tutte + Jedermann

fidelio

Stream 3 staged masterpieces from this year’s Salzburg Festival on-demand on fidelio.

Mozart Matinees on-demand on fidelio

fidelio

Watch all Mozart Matinees from this year’s Salzburg Festival!

LIVE STREAMS + BROADCAST DATES

LIVE: Denis Matsuev and RNYSO

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

2020: “August. Return of the Live Sound” – live streams from the Moscow Philharmonic.

The 7 Deaths of Maria Callas

ARTE G.E.I.E.

5 2020: Performance artist Marina Abramović’s opera project The 7 Deaths of Maria Callas at Bayerische Staatsoper Munich is going to open the new ARTE Opera Season.

Verdi’s Requiem in Milan Cathedral

ARTE G.E.I.E.

6 2020: Riccardo Chailly and the Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala play Verdi’s Requiem in honour of the victims of the corona crisis in the Milan Cathedral.

Summer Night Concert 2020

ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation

18 2020: Due to the exceptional circumstances for the containment of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s Summer Night Concert will take place in a different manner!

Metropolitan Opera’s “Flying Dutchman” in cinemas

Clasart Classic

19 2020: MET IM KINO brings François Girard’s production of Wagner’s thrilling opera into German and Austrian cinemas on 19+20 September.

Daniel Hope in Prague

ARTE G.E.I.E.

19 2020: Daniel Hope and the Epoque Orchestra celebrate the resumption of the Prague concert season, which ARTE Concert will broadcast live on 19 September.

BEETHOVEN 2020

#bebeethoven festival in Bonn

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

PODIUM Esslingen opens a musical window to the future in a series of concerts and performances in Beethoven’s birthplace Bonn.

Beethoven Tour honoured with Red Dot Design Award

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

The BTHVN2020 information steles in Bonn have been awarded with the famous Red Dot Award, that recognizes unique design and outstanding creativity.

MORE SPECIAL NEWS FOR YOU!

Opus Klassik Award for “The Miracle of Heliane”

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The NAXOS AUDIOVISUAL / Deutsche Oper Berlin production of Korngold’s “The Miracle of Heliane” has been awarded the OPUS KLASSIK 2020 as Best Opera Recording.

Screening at hinterland galerie in Vienna

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to contribute programming to the event hosted by hinterland galerie in Vienna/Austria, celebrating + reflecting upon the concept of hospitality.

SF Dance Film Festival Announces 2020 Lineup

Dance Film San Francisco

Dance Film SF announces programming for the 11th annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival (SFDFF), 18-25 October, presented online at Marquee TV.

This was the IMZ Music Film Festival Summer

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to have contributed to an exciting cultural summer for residents + visitors of Vienna, Yekaterinburg and Brno!

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