October 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.


CD + DVD + Blu-Ray: Bach: Christmas Oratorio – Thomanerchor Leipzig

Accentus Music

Accentus is releasing Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio” with Thomanerchor and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig from St. Thomas Church on CD, DVD and Blu-ray.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Der Fliegende Holländer / Theater an der Wien

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Wagner’s original 1841 version of “Der fliegende Holländer” staged by Olivier Py at Theater an der Wien in 2015 featuring bass-baritone Samuel Youn.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Easter Festival Baden-Baden 2018

EuroArts Music International

The Easter Festival in Baden-Baden, with Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle and Latvian mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča.

CD: Elisabeth

VBW International GmbH

Live double CD from the open-air concert event of the VBW musical “Elisabeth” at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna.

DVD: Fall of the Berlin Wall

EuroArts Music International

A musical journey with Leonard Bernstein and Kurt Masur celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Gluck / Berlioz: Orphée Et Eurydice

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Berlioz’s hybrid version of Gluck’s “Orphée et Eurydice” staged by Aurélien Bory at Opéra Comique in 2018 featuring Marianne Crebassa and Hélène Guilmette.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice by John Neumeier

C Major Entertainment

“Orphée et Eurydice” in the Paris version containing thrilling ballet sequences, under the direction of and in a choreography by the legendary John Neumeier.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man – A Mass for Peace

C Major Entertainment

“The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins is the most performed work by any living composer.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Leonard Bernstein – Ode to Freedom

EuroArts Music International

Leonard Bernstein’s historic concert in celebration of the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 – Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 “Ode To Freedom”.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Paavo Järvi – The Brahms Symphonies

C Major Entertainment

The Brahms interpretations of Paavo Järvi and his Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen have been receiving the highest public and critical acclaim.


A review of the Salzburg Festival 2019


Watch highlights of this year’s Salzburg Festival on fidelio.

New on takt1: Gabetta & Staatskapelle Dresden


The “queen of the cello”, Sol Gabetta” at Konzerthaus Dortmund. Staatskapelle Dresden is conducted by Daniele Gatti.

Tutto Verdi!


All of Verdi’s operas are available on demand on fidelio.

Wagner Month on fidelio


Discover the most precious Richard Wagner gems from fidelio’s collection.


New World Viola Festival to live stream all events

New World Symphony

OCT 2019: Michael Tilson Thomas, New World Symphony and the world’s greatest viola soloists join forces at the New World Center... and you can watch for free!

Live on takt1: Bronfman & the Vienna Symphony


13 OCT 2019 ON TAKT1: From joyful exuberance to melancholy earnestness: Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 and Stravinsky’s “Sacre” live from the Vienna Konzerthaus.

The Vienna Philharmonic with Christian Thielemann


13 OCT 2019 ON FIDELIO: Watch the exclusive subscription concert from Wiener Musikverein.

Conductress Marin Alsop – Ambassador of Music

ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Corporation

3 NOV 2019 ON ORF 2: A very personal portrait of conductress Marin Alsop who is the first female principal conductor of the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien.

Live on takt1: Mariss Jansons & Rudolf Buchbinder


4 NOV 2019 ON TAKT1: Mariss Jansons conducts the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Rudolf Buchbinder with works by Weber, Beethoven and Shostakovich.


Pannonian Christmas Gala

Oper im Steinbruch – Arenaria

A gala of music that is contemplative yet still rousing, traditional and truly unique, especially for this most hectic – oops! we mean tranquil – time of the year.

SF Dance Film Festival 10th Anniversary Lineup

San Francisco Dance Film Festival

SF Dance Film Festival is celebrating 10 years of reframing dance with over 120 films, over 20 live performers, filmmaker forums, and more: 2-10 November.

Wiener Kammeroper opened the season with Habjan's Take on Gounod's “Faust“

VBW International GmbH

Nikolaus Habjan marked the beginning of the 19/20 season as director in residence with his spectacular “Faust“ – starring puppets and the Junges Ensemble of Theater an der Wien.


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