CONSUMER NEWS
May 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: Arnold Schönberg | Moses und Aron

Bel Air Media

Moses und Aron, Arnold Schönberg’s masterpiece, at the Paris Opera in a glorious and poetic staging by Romeo Castellucci and conducted by Philippe Jordan!

DVD + Blu-Ray: Beethoven’s Triple Concerto and Fifth with Blomstedt

Accentus Music

With this release, Accentus Music completes its Beethoven DVD trilogy with Herbert Blomstedt and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

DVD: EUROPAKONZERT 2005 from Budapest

EuroArts Music International

For the EUROPAKONZERT 2005 the Berliner Philharmoniker and conductor Simon Rattle joined forces with world-renowned violinist Leonidas Kavakos.

DVD: Giuseppe Verdi | Il Trovatore

Arthaus Musik

The third and last Il Trovatore performance by Herbert von Karajan with a cast of world class like Plácido Domingo, Raina Kabaivanska and Piero Cappuccilli.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Grafenegg Festival 2016

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Festive Concert at the Grafenegg Festival 2016 featuring Camilla Nylund, Elena Zhidkova, Klaus Florian Vogt and René Pape.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Mahler 8 – Chailly, Lucerne Festival Orchestra

Accentus Music

Riccardo Chailly’s inaugural concert as the Lucerne Festival’s new Music Director completes Abbado’s Mahler cycle in a breathtaking performance.

DVD: MONTEVERDI – Poppea 3-DVD Box

EuroArts Music International

Discover three different approaches to Monteverdi's famous opera "Poppea", available in a 3-DVD Box.

DVD + Blu-Ray: New Glyndebourne recordings released in June

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

Two productions filmed live at Glyndebourne Festival 2016 will be released on DVD + Blu-Ray in June 2017.

DVD + Blu-Ray: NEW YORK CITY BALLET IN PARIS

Bel Air Media

This exceptional production revolves around three great French composers who inspired NYCB founder George Balanchine: Gounod, Ravel and Bizet.

DVD: The Malandain Ballet Biarritz

EuroArts Music International

Available on DVD: Choreographer Thierry Malandain showcases six mesmerizing ballets with music by Beethoven, Vivaldi, Chopin, Debussy and Weber.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Verdi: Otello from Salzburg Festival

C Major Entertainment GmbH

A superb new Otello from the Salzburg Easter Festival.

LIVE STREAMS

Ring des Nibelungen live at the Vienna State Opera

Wiener Staatsoper

1 May 2017: Wiener Staatsoper live at home streams Wagner’s whole Ring cycle live on the square and live at home.

Concert of Münchner Philharmoniker

Telmondis Distribution

12 May 2017 20:00 on Medici.tv: Ravel, Tchaikovsky, Rimski-Korsakov Musical direction by Valery Gergiev Broadcast live on Medici.tv on May 12, 2017

Plácido Domingo: 50 years at Vienna State Opera

Wiener Staatsoper

19 May 2017 19:00: The Vienna State Opera celebrates KS Plácido Domingo’s 50th anniversary on its stage with a gala concert – live at home.

GLYNDEBOURNE FESTIVAL 2017 ONLINE BROADCASTS

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

8 May 2017: This summer you can watch three Glyndebourne Festival productions for free online.

Star-studded Tosca from Vienna State Opera

Wiener Staatsoper

8 May 2017 19:00: Angela Gheorghiu and Jonas Kaufmann can be experienced live at home for free in Puccini’s masterpiece.

UHD-HDR Livestreams at the Vienna State Opera

Wiener Staatsoper

8 May 2017 19:00: Experience three of the opera’s upcoming livestreams in a quality never seen before.

MORE NEWS...

GLYNDBEBOURNE FESTIVAL 2017 OPENS 20 MAY

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

Glyndebourne Festival 2017 opens on 20 May with a programme of six operas, from much-loved masterpieces to the startlingly new.

ICMA Awards 2017: The Winners

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The International Classical Music Awards 2017: Prizes for three IMZ members.

III. FILM & OPERA ACADEMY BY SYQUALI CROSSMEDIA

Syquali Crossmedia

The Filmopera Academy in Villa Emden – Isole di Brissago, Lago Maggiore, offers a 7 days masterclass for young singers (18–35 years).

Vienna State Opera broadcasts live in front of the opera house

Wiener Staatsoper

Numerous free live broadcasts are shown in front of the Opera Building.

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