September 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.


DVD + Blu-Ray: Bizet: Carmen from Bregenz Festival 2017

C Major Entertainment

Carmen performed at the world’s largest, spectacular floating stage in Bregenz, set design by British artist Es Devlin, staged by Kasper Holten.

DVD + Blu-Ray: EUROPAKONZERT 2017 from Cyprus

EuroArts Music International

For the EUROPAKONZERT 2017, the Berliner Philharmoniker were joined by none other than conductor Mariss Jansons and Andreas Ottensamer on the clarinet.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Kirill Petrenko conducts Berg's LULU in Munich

Bel Air Media

A unique recording, gathering some of today's best interprets of Berg and marked by Kirill Petrenko's first-ever appearance on DVD & Blu-ray

DVD + Blu-Ray: La Grande Danza: Aterballetto in Milan

EuroArts Music International

The Aterballetto welcomes esteemed choreographers ​​​​​​​Jiří Pokorny, Giuseppe Spota and Philippe Kratz for "La Grande Danza".

CD + DVD: Mondscheinsonate - Die Volkspianistin Elly Ney

Arthaus Musik

A brand new biographical documentary about Elly Ney - one of the most renowned pianists of the 20th century.

CD: New CD/SACD edition: Harnoncourt conducts Schubert

Berlin Phil Media

New CD / SACD edition: Harnoncourt and the Berliner Philharmoniker present a brilliant and multifaceted portrait of Schubert.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Puccini: La Bohème

C Major Entertainment

With director Àlex Ollé from La Fura dels Baus and conductor Gianandrea Noseda, the Teatro Regio presents a spectacular, up-to-date anniversary production.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Seiji Ozawa at the Matsumoto Festival

EuroArts Music International

For the MATSUMOTO FESTIVAL in 2015/16, Japanese conducting legend Seiji Ozawa and the Saito Kinen Orchestra performed an all-Beethoven program.

DVD + Blu-Ray: W. A. Mozart: Così fan tutte

Arthaus Musik

A brand new and unique opera production which is a combination of dance and opera by the renowned choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker.


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: Webern – Wagner – Stravinsky

Accentus Music

The first audiovisual DVD and Blu-ray release with Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig to be released in October 2017.


Don Carlos - live from Paris Opera on 19 October 2017

Telmondis Distribution

Opera in five acts by Giuseppe Verdi Staging by Krzysztof Warlikowski Musical direction by Philippe Jordan Live broadcast in Cinema and on Arte - Oct.19th

Hipermestra from Glyndebourne on BBC Radio 3 on 23 September

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

A live recording of the 2017 Glyndebourne Festival production Cavalli's Hipermestra will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 23 September.

Quincy Jones & Reza Ackbaraly launch Qwest TV

Auditorium Films

New venture will be the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.


CD: Gramophone Award 2017 for „Wozzeck“

Accentus Music

The Accentus Music DVD and Blu-ray production wins the prestigious award in the “opera” category.



Kurt Brazda

EVOLUTION ON B by director Kurt Brazda and cinematographer Benjamin Epp (aac) will have its international premiere at Montreal World Film Festival 2017.

Glyndebourne celebrates successful 2017 Festival

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

Glyndebourne Festival 2017 drew to a close on 27 August following a memorable season that featured the world premiere of Brett Dean’s new opera of Hamlet.

The IMZ Music Film Festival Summer

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is committed to reaching and engaging new audiences through audiovisual media. Hence, once again we happily contributed programme to some wonderful Music Film Festivals in order to enrich the cultural landscape of Yekaterinburg, Vienna, Brno and Perm.

«Das Floß der Medusa» at Wien Modern

Wien Modern

Hans Werner Henze’s controversial oratorio «Das Floß der Medusa» at festival Wien Modern


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