November 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.


DVD: Antonio Pappano plays Rachmaninoff

EuroArts Music International

Antonio Pappano and Staatskapelle Dresden are presenting a symphonic work with particular relevance for Dresden: Rachmaninoff‘s Symphony No. 2.


NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Alban Berg’s poignant masterpiece Wozzeck staged at the Dutch National Opera in 2017 by Krzysztof Warlikowski and conducted by Marc Albrecht.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Bernstein at 100 - The Centennial Celebration

C Major Entertainment

The gala concert features a kaleidoscopic array of artists and ensembles from the worlds of classical music, film, and Broadway.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Great Ballets from the Bolshoi vol. 2

Bel Air Media

A 4-Ballet Digistack (Limited Edition) featuring the Bolshoi Ballet’s recent successes : "La Bayadère", "Marco Spada", "Swan Lake" and "The Golden Age".


NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The breath-taking multimedia production of Haydn’s oratorio Die Schöpfung staged by the worldwide known La Fura dels Baus and its director Carlus Padrissa.

DVD + Blu-Ray: John Cranko's Onegin

C Major Entertainment

John Cranko’s mastery of the art of the pas de deux finds its climax in Onegin, one of the most successful full length ballets of the 20th century.

CD: Mozart: The String Quintets – Klenke Quartett

Accentus Music

In November, Accentus Music releases a new complete recording of Mozart’s String Quintets with the Klenke Quartett and Harald Schoneweg in a 3-CD set.

DVD: Music, Power, War and Revolution

Accentus Music

After the successful arte and WDR broadcasts, the documentary trilogy is released on DVD to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Puccini: Turandot from Teatro Regio Torino

C Major Entertainment

“The icy Turandot inflames the Teatro Regio!” (Corriere della Sera)

CD + Blu-Ray: Simon Rattle’s farewell with Mahler’s Sixth

Berlin Phil Media

The end of an era and a musical highlight: Simon Rattle’s farewell as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker with Mahler’s Sixth Symphony.

DVD + Blu-Ray: The Morricone Duel–The most dangerous concert ever

EuroArts Music International

This exclusive live concert production presents a unique selection of movie classics.

DVD + Blu-Ray: The musical biopic of EDVARD GRIEG

Arthaus Musik

A fascinating and thrilling biopic about Edvard Grieg in a new digitally remastered version dedicated to the 175th birthday of the Norwegian composer.

DVD + Blu-Ray: The Snowman – The Stage Show for children

Arthaus Musik

A delightful entertainment for the whole family based upon the children's book by Raymond Briggs.

CD + DVD + Blu-Ray: Treasures – Güher & Süher Pekinel

Arthaus Musik

Up to 17 hours pure music enjoyment with the most important recordings of Güher & Süher Pekinel specially compiled by the Turkish twin sisters.


takt1 Digital from the Konzerthaus Dortmund


How could anyone keep writing symphonies after Beethoven? Johannes Brahms struggled with his work for a long time, and his efforts paid off. The legendary Herbert Blomstedt presents his interpretation of his Symphony no. 1 in Dresden. And at the piano, Leif Ove Andsnes plays the great composer's first Piano Concerto.

takt1 Digital from the Wiener Konzerthaus


The 2018/19 season sees takt1 begin a special collaboration with the Wiener Konzerthaus. With the digital subscription, you can experience seven exclusive concert live streams from the Great Hall – also available afterwards as video on demand.

ZDF/ARTE: The fight for Human Rights

ARTE Deutschland TV

On the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ZDF/ARTE highlights the Charter of Fundamental Rights.


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