CONSUMER NEWS
January 2019

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: Adam: Le Corsaire / Wiener Staatsballett

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

New version of Adam’s Le Corsaire choreographed by director of the Wiener Staatsballett Manuel Legris with stellar Russian dancers in principal roles.

CD + Blu-Ray: Beethoven’s 5 piano concertos

Berlin Phil Media

On CD and Blu-Ray: Beethoven's Piano Concertos with Mitsuko Uchida, Simon Rattel and the Berliner Philharmoniker.

DVD + Blu-Ray: John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet

C Major Entertainment

55 years after its premiere, the Stuttgart Ballet revisits John Cranko’s legendary “Romeo and Juliet” - this performance is “a revelation” (Daily Express).

DVD + Blu-Ray: Leonard Bernstein : Wonderful Town

Bel Air Media

For the 1st time on DVD & Blu-ray, and to celebrate Bernstein’s centennial, "Wonderful Town" filmed during its French premiere at the Opéra de Toulon.

CD: Rinaldo

Arthaus Musik

Historically informed performed practice with one of the most renowned and creative German baroque ensembles who celebrate their 35th anniversary in 2019.

DVD: Sergiu Celibidache–Firebrand & Philosopher–DVD Box

EuroArts Music International

This exclusive 13 DVD edition features more than 20 hours of world-class music, and a hardcover book by Celibidache expert Jan Schmidt-Garre.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker

Bel Air Media

Discover the amazing technique and artistic maestria of the Ballet Company of the National Opera of Ukraine with Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

DVD + Blu-Ray: The Art of Ohad Naharin

Bel Air Media

Two of the most emblematic works of the Batsheva Dance Company's current repertoire, both filmed in Paris: "Naharin’s Virus" and "Last Work".

DVD + Blu-Ray: Vengerov, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Long Yu

Accentus Music

Accentus releases the celebrated concert of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra with Maxim Vengerov and Long Yu at the Lucerne Festival on DVD & Blu-ray.

DVD + Blu-Ray: VERDI: STIFFELIO / 2017 FESTIVAL VERDI

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The ground-breaking and award-winning production of Giuseppe Verdi’s tense moral drama Stiffelio staged by famous opera director Graham Vick.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra – 50 Years

C Major Entertainment

The Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra can rightly claim to be one of the most authentic ensembles for interpreting the music of the Strauss dynasty.

LIVE STREAMS + VIDEO ON DEMAND NEWS

Live on takt1: Sir Simon Rattle & The LSO

takt1

Wild modernism from Eastern Europe meets sweeping symphonic artistry: Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra.

Live on takt1: The Viennese Opera Ball New York

takt1

This year, the musical programme of the Viennese Opera Ball New York centers on Joseph Haydn, marking the 210th anniversary of his death in 2019.

Live on takt1: Yuja Wang & The Vienna Symphony

takt1

Virtuoso soloist Yuja Wang takes on Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto - followed by Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony with the Vienna Symphony.

Mozart week on fidelio

fidelio / Klassik Digital Vertriebs-GmbH

Come with us on a journey to Salzburg and watch the highlights of this year’s Mozart Week on fidelio.

BROADCAST DATES

Lucia Die Lammermoor

ORF – Österreichischer Rundfunk

The ORF broadcasts the new production by Laurent Pelly from the Wiener Staatsoper live-delayed.

Mozart with Body and Soul

ORF – Österreichischer Rundfunk

"Mozart is alive" - this is the title of the Mozart Week 2019. And that is also the conviction of Neo-Intendant Rolando Villazón.

Symphony N°8 in E-flat major - Gustav Mahler

Telmondis Distribution

The monumental Symphony of a Thousand by Gustav Mahler was described by the composer as "a present to an entire nation".

Wunderwelt Staatsoper

ORF – Österreichischer Rundfunk

On the occasion of the great 150th anniversary of the Wiener Staatsoper, Rolando Villazón guides the viewer through the famous Haus am Ring.

PRODUCTIONS SOON ON THE MARKET

Bill Viola – The Road to St. Paul‘s

Arthaus Musik

A close insight into the artistic creation of Bill Viola, one of the most influential video artist.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Nelsons, Gewandhausorchester – Mozart, Tchaikovsky

Accentus Music

In February 2018, Andris Nelsons was inaugurated as the 21st Gewandhauskapellmeister. Accentus now releases the festive Mozart and Tchaikovsky concert.

Tchaikovsky – The Complete Symphonies

Arthaus Musik

The latest Tchaikoysky cyle on the market featuring Philippe Jordan and his Paris Opera Orchestra.

The Feeling of Going

Arthaus Musik

An enchanting journey into an extraordinary dream world where anything can occur.

SPECIALS + RAFFLES

BAUHAUS100 - Win 5 DVD Sets

Arthaus Musik

Arthaus Musik is giving away 5 sets of 2 Bauhaus-DVDs.

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