December 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.


DVD: Alma Deutscher: Cinderella

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

One of Wiener Staatsoper’s most outstanding opera productions: Cinderella – Viennese version for children by the musical prodigy, Alma Deutscher.

CD: Bruckner: Requiem and Funeral Songs

Accentus Music

Accentus Music releases a new CD with early Bruckner works performed by the RIAS Kammerchor and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Lucas Debargue – To Music

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

A documentary by Martin Mirabel about a year-long journey through the French pianist Lucas Debargue’s encounters, discoveries and quest for music.

CD + Blu-Ray: On CD: Anton Bruckner’s symphonies

Berlin Phil Media

The Berliner Philharmoniker present Bruckner’s symphonies with some of the foremost Bruckner interpreters of our time.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake

Bel Air Media

Valery Kovtun's legendary “Swan Lake” (after Petipa), danced by the Ballet of the National Opera of Ukraine, now available on DVD & Blu-ray!

DVD + Blu-Ray: Traviata - vous méritez un avenir meilleur

Bel Air Media

In Traviata – you deserve a better future, the audience is invited into Violetta’s privacy to have a close look at the fire to which she abandons herself.


Now on Fidelio: A Tribute to Andris Nelsons


Andris Nelsons will be conducting the legendary Philharmonic New Year’s Concert 2020: a good reason to pick out some of his greatest performances.

Now on Fidelio: Stars of Tomorrow With R. Villazón


In “Stars of Tomorrow” Rolando Villazón presents musicians that stand at the beginning of a promising career. Enjoy new episodes on fidelio!


Pathétique - Live from the Kulturpalast Dresden

EuroArts Music International

7 DEC 2019: Live streaming: Anna Vinnitskaya with the Dresdner Philharmonie conducted by Marek Janowski.

Live on Fidelio: Halka from Theater an der Wien


19 DEC 2019: Halka by Stanisław Moniuszko live from the Theater an der Wien. Staged by Mariusz Treliński, conducted by Łukasz Borowicz.

Live on Fidelio: Die Zauberflöte


20 DEC 2019: Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte” for the whole family – live from the Anton Bruckner Private University.

Berliner Philharmoniker live in cinemas

Berlin Phil Media

31 DEC 2019: The Berliner Philharmoniker’s New Year’s Eve concert with Kirill Petrenko and Diana Damrau live in cinemas.


Pierre Boulez Saal Opening Concert

Arthaus Musik

Opening concert from the Pierre-Boulez-Saal starring the new founded Boulez Ensemble and famous soloists under the direction of Daniel Barenboim.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Richard Wagner | Siegfried

Arthaus Musik

The third part of Richard Wagner’s “Ring” from the Nationaltheater Weimar.

DVD + Blu-Ray: VBW hit-musical I Am From Austria on DVD & Blu-ray

VBW International GmbH

The live recording from the Raimund Theater will be available by 6 December 2019 in all VBW souvenir-shops and major retailers.


Sale: 365 Days Fidelio for €99 instead of €149


Buy a yearly fidelio subscription now and you might win 2 tickets for the New Year’s Concert 2020!

CD + DVD: The Digital Concert Hall’s Christmas offer

Berlin Phil Media

Until 25 December: Free CD/DVD edition with Kirill Petrenko and Beethoven’s Ninth.


Beethoven-Tour in Bonn

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

The Beethoven anniversary is casting its shadows ahead – 22 informational columns revive Beethoven in Bonn and the region.

Bonn is among the top tourist destinations in 2020

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

Lonely Planet and Frommer's vote Bonn among the top cities to visit in 2020.

Dance Film SF Congratulates Festival Winners

San Francisco Dance Film Festival

Dance Film SF congratulates the 2019 Festival Award Winners from its recent 10th anniversary San Francisco Dance Film Festival.

Giacomo Puccini's “Turandot”

Oper im Steinbruch – Arenaria

In 2020 the Opera in the Quarry is proud to present a great classic of Italian opera – Giacomo Puccini’s “Turandot”.

Walter Felsenstein at Kino Babylon

Arthaus Musik

Seven opera films by legendary stage director Walter Felsenstein will be screened from 28 December 2019 till 16 February 2020 at Kino Babylon.

“Giustino” – New production by Theater an der Wien

VBW International GmbH

On 4 December 2019 Händel‘s opera seria “Giustino” will be staged at the Kammeroper.


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