CONSUMER NEWS
October 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.


NEW RELEASES

DVD + Blu-Ray: Alexander Ekman: Play

Bel Air Media

Enter Alexander Ekman's surprising and dreamlike universe with "Play", his first collaboration with the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris, out on DVD & Blu-ray!

DVD + Blu-Ray: Britten: Billy Budd

Bel Air Media

800 liters of water, 2 sails, 30 pulleys, 60 hammocks : Deborah Warner's critically acclaimed production of "Billy Budd" now out on DVD & Blu-ray !

DVD + Blu-Ray: Britten: Death in Venice / Teatro Real

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The stylised production of Benjamin Britten’s last opera Death in Venice staged at the Teatro Real by the successful German theatre director Willy Decker.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth / Teatro Massimo

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Macbeth staged by the Italian director Emma Dante, famed for her award-winning film career, at the Teatro Massimo in 2017.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Handel's Agrippina staged at Theater an der Wien

François Roussillon et Associés

Robert Carsen's stage production available on DVD/Blu-ray.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Handel: Xerxes (Serse)

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Rising opera star Gaëlle Arquez in the title role of Serse - "...a great evening of opera.“ (Deutschlandfunk).

CD: New on CD/SACD: Simon Rattle’s Beethoven cycle

Berlin Phil Media

“Energetic, honest Beethoven” - The 9 symphonies with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Simon Rattle now on CD/SACD.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Tchaikovsky: Iolanta / The Nutcracker

Bel Air Media

Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta" and "The Nutcracker", brought together by Dmitri Tcherniakov for the Paris Opera, with Sonya Yoncheva and the Paris Opera Ballet.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Verdi: Giovanna d'Arco - staged by Peter Greenaway

C Major Entertainment GmbH

Film director Peter Greenaway combines the worlds of film and opera at the Festival Verdi in Parma with an all new approach to Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Waldbühne 2018 – Goodbye Sir Simon!

EuroArts Music International

It is the end of an era: Sir Simon Rattle’s tenure as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker is ending after 16 years.

PRODUCTIONS SOON ON THE MARKET

New box set releases

Accentus Music

This fall, Accentus Music will release DVD and Blu-ray boxsets the feature Claudio Abbado, Arvo Pärt, Robert Wilson and the St. Thomas Choir Leipzig.

FESTIVALS + EVENTS

Paris Opera live in cinemas season 2018/19

François Roussillon et Associés

The cinema season starts on 4 October with a live relay all over Europe of "Les Huguenots".

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Opens October 4

Dance Film San Francisco

The 9th annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival opens on October 4-14 featuring 100+ films from around the world with many works made by IMZ Members.

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