CONSUMER NEWS
May 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: 150 Years Wiener Staatsoper | Great Opera Evenings

Arthaus Musik

Limited Edition – Experience four decades of opera history from the Wiener Staatsoper on 11 DVDs.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Andris Nelsons & Wiener Philharmoniker

C Major Entertainment

Andris Nelsons conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker at the Salzburg Festival - “Standing ovation”! (Kurier)

DVD + Blu-Ray + 4K/UHD: Carl Maria von Weber: Der Freischütz

C Major Entertainment

Axel Köhler’s production of Der Freischütz at the Dresden State Opera was described by Die Presse as “a minor miracle in Dresden”.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Chailly, Lucerne Festival Orchestra - Ravel

Accentus Music

Riccardo Chailly and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra opened the Lucerne Festival 2018 with a programme presenting Maurice Ravel’s greatest masterpieces.

CD: Concert-Centenaire 3-CD box set

Accentus Music

In May 2019, Accentus Music releases the Concert-Centenaire CD series in a 3-CD box set.

DVD + Blu-Ray: La Fresque / Ballet Preljocaj

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The spectacular ballet La Fresque (‘The Painting on the Wall’) from one of the France’s leading contemporary choreographers, Angelin Preljocaj.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Leonard Bernstein - Young People’s Concert Vol III

C Major Entertainment

Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts left their mark on television history, now for the first time available with German, Italian, Japanese and Korean subtitles.

DVD: Modern Jazz Quartet Live

EuroArts Music International

This DVD set includes three exclusive live performances.

DVD: Thelonious Monk Quartet Live

EuroArts Music International

Absolutely captivating, intimate concert of Jazz legend Thelonious Monk.

PRODUCTIONS SOON ON THE MARKET

Heiner Goebbels Black on White

Arthaus Musik

A musical play with the Ensemble Modern by Heiner Goebbels who has a genius for creating truly theatrical musical events.

VIDEO ON DEMAND NEWS

New content from the Vienna State Opera

fidelio

Numerous legendary productions from the Vienna State Opera will be available on demand in fidelio’s collection.

New on takt1: “Messa da Requiem” with Currentzis

takt1

Teodor Currentzis and his furious ensemble MusicAeterna with Verdi’s “Requiem” at the venue of the premiere: the Chiesa di San Marco in Milan.

LIVE STREAMS + BROADCAST DATES

Live on Fidelio: 150 years Wiener Staatsoper

fidelio

The Vienna State Opera turns 150 and it will become a celebration for everyone. Watch this exquisite Jubilee Concert live on fidelio.

Live on Fidelio: Festival of Joy

fidelio

The Mauthausen Committee presents the Festival of Joy – a concert of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in memory of the National Socialist terrors.

Live on Fidelio: “Il Barbiere di Sivigila”

fidelio

Opera buffa at its best: Enjoy the "Il barbiere di Siviglia" livestream from the Vienna State Opera with Juan Diego Flórez and conductor Evelino Pidò.

Live on takt1: Haydn’s “The Creation” & Antonini

takt1

Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico take on Haydn’s monumental “Creation” – LIVE at the Vienna Konzerthaus.

Live on takt1: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

takt1

Franz Welser-Möst and the Vienna Philharmonic with Mahler’s “Symphony of a Thousand” – Live from the Vienna Konzerthaus.

“Taking Risks” – TV Premiere

Accentus Music

On 18 May 2019 at 21:40, the Accentus film “Barbara Hannigan – Taking Risks” will premiere on 3sat (“Barbara Hannigan - Ein Opernstar auf neuen Wegen”)

EVENTS + SPECIALS

50% off on all fidelio subscriptions!

fidelio

Enjoy 50% discount on all fidelio subscriptions and gift vouchers in May 2019.

Screening at FREI fest at Hinterland in Vienna, Austria

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The IMZ is happy to contribute programming to the FREI fest, an event hosted by Hinterland in Vienna/Austria, celebrating and reflecting upon the concept of freedom.

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