CONSUMER NEWS
June 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

DVD + Blu-Ray: 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 + Blu-Ray: New Year’s Eve Concert 2019

EuroArts Music International

The Berliner Philharmoniker, conductor Kirill Petrenko and star-soprano Diana Damrau play together for the first time at the New Year’s Eve concert!

DVD + Blu-Ray: Puccini: Turandot

Bel Air Media

Puccini’s Turandot conquers the Teatro Real in a new production by Robert Wilson. With Irene Theorin, Gregory Kunde, Yolanda Auyanet and many more.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Simon Boccanegra from Salzburg Festival

C Major Entertainment

Verdi’s masterpiece is presented in a “clear and levelheaded” (The New York Times) staging by Andreas Kriegenburg from the Salzburg Festival.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Stefano Landi – La morte d’Orfeo / DNO

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Stefano Landi’s La morte d’Orfeo staged by Pierre Audi at the Dutch National Opera in 2018 features Les Talens Lyriques conducted by Christophe Rousset.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Weinberg / Tchaikovsky – Nelsons, Gewandhausorchester

Accentus Music

This release of Weinberg’s Trumpet Concerto with Håkan Hardenberger and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony continues Accentus’ Tchaikovsky cycle.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Yo-Yo Ma – Bach: Cello Suites

C Major Entertainment

Yo-Yo Ma performing Bach’s six suites for solo cello in one sitting at the overwhelming Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens.

VIDEO ON DEMAND NEWS

150 years “Die Walküre”

fidelio

Wagner’s masterpiece “The Valkyrie” (“Die Walküre”) was first premiered 150 years ago. Watch 4 different versions on fidelio!

90 years Otto Schenk

fidelio

Actor, comedian, opera director, and legend – Otto Schenk turns 90!

Amon Amarth in Oberhausen

ARTE G.E.I.E.

ARTE shows the highlights of the live recording in the König-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen in a compilation.

ARTE Concert celebrates a virtual festival summer

ARTE G.E.I.E.

For many years, summer time has been festival time on ARTE Concert. Due to the circumstances in 2020, ARTE Concert invites music lovers to virtual festivals.

Staatskapelle Dresden on fidelio

fidelio

Watch Staatskapelle Dresden’s best moments now on-demand on fidelio.

Staatskapelle@Dresden – ARTE Concert and ZDFkultur

ARTE G.E.I.E.

In cooperation with the Staatskapelle Dresden, ARTE Concert and ZDFkultur will show a range of attractive concerts in the upcoming weeks.

Summer Night concerts

fidelio

The Vienna Philharmonic’s iconic Summer Night Concerts now on-demand on fidelio!

LIVE STREAMS + BROADCAST DATES

A musical journey through Grafenegg

ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation

19 2020: Rudolf Buchbinder meets various voice leaders of the Tonkunstler orchestra in the impressive park of Grafenegg for a musical get together.

Looking back with love

ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation

28 2020: Dominique Meyer is looking back at his decade as director of the Wiener Staatsoper, before moving on to La Scala next season.

Wahnfried | Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe

Arthaus Musik

28 2020: Exclusive live stream on the occasion of Justin Brown’s farewell from Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe.

PRODUCTIONS SOON ON THE MARKET

Avner Dorman | Wahnfried

Arthaus Musik

World premiere recording of a brandnew opera about the Wagner clan under the musical direction of the Wagner specialist Justin Brown.

Leaving Home, Coming Home: Robert Frank

Arthaus Musik

The first ever feature-length documentary about the legendary photographer and filmmaker Robert Frank.

EXCITING NEWS FOR MUSIC + DANCE LOVERS

Avant Première 2020 featured fascinating World Music productions

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Many productions at Avant Première 2020 focused on different regions and their traditional music + dances. In a year marked by an international health crisis – which makes it clear we are all in it together around the globe – it is only fitting to shine a light on World Music.

The IMZ Music Film Festival Summer

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

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

BEETHOVEN 2020

ARTE celebrates Beethoven – 21 June

ARTE G.E.I.E.

On 21 June, ARTE proposes a selection of recently produced documentaries and concert recordings around Ludwig van Beethoven on TV.

Beethoven Pastoral project

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

Classical music industry develops awareness of climate change – more than 200 orchestras and artists take part in a worldwide project.

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