March 2018

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.


CD: Anton Bruckner: Missa Solemnis

Accentus Music

The RIAS Kammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin revisit one of Anton Bruckner’s imaginative and immaculately crafted early works.

DVD + Blu-Ray: BBC Proms–WEDO / Martha Argerich–Daniel Barenboim

EuroArts Music International

Enjoy this stellar prom with the legendary Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall!

DVD + Blu-Ray: Bel Canto – The Tenors of the 78 Era

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

A documentary series about the great tenors and bel canto singing in the first half of the 20th century by Jan Schmidt-Garre

DVD + Blu-Ray: Bruckner: Symphony No. 1

C Major Entertainment

Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden continue their Bruckner Cycle at the Philharmonie in Munich with a radiant performance of Symphony No.1

DVD + Blu-Ray: Copland conducts Copland

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The concert film made in Los Angeles in 1976 captures a memorable performance conducted by the doyen of American composers Aaron Copland.

DVD: Daniel Barenboim plays & explains Debussy

EuroArts Music International

Watch Daniel Barenboim share his personal insights into Debussy’s music and his understanding of the “Art of the Prelude”.

DVD: Debussy - La Mer

EuroArts Music International

3 legendary performances | 3 legendary conductors | 3 different approaches to this masterpiece

DVD + Blu-Ray: From the New World – Nelsons / Gewandhausorchester

Accentus Music

This first DVD and Blu-ray release of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig under its new music director Andris Nelsons focuses on Dvořák’s most iconic works.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Ingmar Bergman through the choreographer's eye

Bel Air Media

A unique dance film with performances by Alexander Ekman, Pär Isberg, Pontus Lidberg & Joakim Stephenson, tribute to Ingmar Bergman !

DVD + Blu-Ray: Juan Diego Flórez in Massenet’s “Werther”

Accentus Music

Recorded at the Opernhaus Zürich and staged by Tatjana Gürbaca, this “Werther” with star tenor Flórez is an epiphany – a recording for the ages.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Mahler 1 – Gewandhausorchester / Chailly

Accentus Music

This DVD and Blu-ray release continues the Leipzig Mahler cycle with the Gewandhausorchester and its former music director Riccardo Chailly.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Maria Callas: Magic Moments of Music – Tosca 1964

C Major Entertainment

This film tells the story of one of the most magic moments of music. Maria Callas returns to the opera stage as prima donna.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Rimsky-Korsakov : The Golden Cockerel

Bel Air Media

A cruel and sardonic fairytale, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Golden Cockerel undoubtedly counts among the most subversive works in the history of music...


Glyndebourne Festival 2018 open for public booking

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

Glyndebourne Festival 2018 has opened to public booking on Sunday 4 March.

Karajan Cinema Classics - Music in Perfection

Eliette und Herbert von Karajan Institut

As of March 2018, Karajan® Cinema Classics will present unique music recordings for the first time in select cinemas in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.


Music Traveler is expanding to the DACH region

Only Hands Small

Music Traveler is expanding to the rest of Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Simple but effective: the app connects musicians with rehearsal spaces.


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