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: Abbado and the LFO – Bruckner 1 & 9
Accentus Music celebrates Claudio Abbado with the joint release of two legendary performances, including the last concert he ever conducted.
DVD + Blu-Ray: Berliner Philharmoniker - Europakonzert 2019
EuroArts Music International
Witness the legendary Berliner Philharmoniker celebrate their 137th anniversary with the "Europakonzert" 2019 in the Paris Musée d'Orsay.
DVD + Blu-Ray: Bruckner No. 2 – Christian Thielemann
C Major Entertainment
In the Elbphilharmonie Thielemann once again proved to be the unrestricted Ruler on his ancestral territory, German Romantic repertoire.
DVD: Gidon Kremer – Finding Your Own Voice / Preludes
Accentus Music releases Paul Smaczny’s film about Gidon Kremer in combination with a recording of the Weinberg Preludes from the Gogol Center Moscow.
DVD + Blu-Ray: Gioachino Rossini - Il Barbiere di Siviglia
NAXOS Audiovisual Division
Rossini’s masterpiece Il barbiere di Siviglia staged by Laurent Pelly at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées featuring one of the best Figaros, Florian Sempey.
Blu-Ray: Hans Werner Henze - The Bassarids
A rare revival of a modern classic in a highly dramatic psychological staging by Krzysztof Warlikowski on Blu-ray.
DVD + Blu-Ray: Jean-Philippe Rameau - Hippolyte et Arici
EuroArts Music International
Watch famous conductor Sir Simon Rattle and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra & State Opera Choir perform Jean-Philippe Rameaus Hippolyte et Aricie.
DVD + Blu-Ray: Nutcracker and Mouse King - Opernhaus Zürich
Accentus Music releases Christian Spuck’s colorful fairy tale choreography from the Opernhaus Zürich set to Tchaikovsky’s music on DVD and Blu-ray.
VIDEO ON DEMAND NEWS
Hunter's Bride: 10-year Anniversary Making Of
Napoleon was born 250 years ago. The film opera Hunter`s Bride takes place in 1813 during the Napoleonic battles in Saxony.
New on takt1: Currentzis with Mozart’s
Peter Sellars stages Mozart's "Idomeneo" at the Salzburg Festival, with Teodor Currentzis conducting the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
New on takt1: Gewandhausorchester & Nelsons
A grand start to the season at the Leipzig Gewandhaus: Andris Nelsons conducts the Gewandhaus Orchestra with a carefully chosen program.
Live on takt1: Currentzis with Le Nozze di Figaro
A declaration: The Vienna Konzerthaus starts its new season with Currentzis’ turbulent interpretation of “Figaro”. Live and exclusive to takt1.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
Beethoven at home
Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft
The Beethoven Anniversary Society BTHVN2020 will be initiating home concerts throughout Germany with the project Beethoven at Home.
La Traviata with Ermonela Jaho
Richard Eyre’s beautiful production provides the perfect setting for Verdi’s opera about a courtesan who sacrifices all for love.
Paris Opera 19/20 cinema season opens on 24 Sept
François Roussillon et Associés
FRA cinéma presents the live transmission of La Traviata in cinemas.
MUSIC FILM FESTIVAL SUMMER
The IMZ Music Film Festival season has been a full blast
IMZ International Music + Media Centre
Once again the IMZ got to program and host some delightful music film festivals this summer of 2019 and attracting many culture seekers for the 29th time ever since the Music Film Festival`s launch back in 1991.
- CONSUMER NEWS