CONSUMER NEWS
May 2021

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.


NEWS FROM THE IMZ

Both ARTE and the IMZ are hiring!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Two vacancies in Strasbourg and Vienna: Check out these two inspiring job opportunities and throw your hat in the ring!

New podcast: Industry insights with IMZ Secretary General Katharina Jeschke

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Find out how the latest online edition of Avant Première Music + Media Market became a global success, and learn about new developments in the film industry + at the IMZ!

Spot On MozART – Wolfgang A. Mozart meets digitization

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

What do you see when you’re listening? Spot on MozART is an inter-university, interdisciplinary project devoted to visual research in how we listen.

NEW RELEASES

DVD + Blu-Ray: Carmen under the baton of Sir John Eliot Gardiner

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Bizet’s Carmen staged by Adrian Noble at the Opéra Comique conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner with Anna Caterina Antonacci in the title role.

DVD + Blu-Ray: DVD/Blu-ray box set: The Leipzig Mahler Cycle

Accentus Music

The Mahler recordings with Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig will be available as a Blu-ray and DVD box set in late May.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Handel: Ariodante with Cecilia Bartoli

C Major Entertainment

„Cecilia Bartoli is a league of her own!" (Der Standard). "The singing was sensational" (LA Times).

DVD + Blu-Ray: Jonathan Miller's Così fan tutte

Opus Arte

The Royal Opera bring Mozart’s “school for lovers” to life in Jonathan Miller's contemporary production.

DVD: Legendary Conductors - Hans Zender

Poorhouse International

Reiner E. Moritz' portrait of Hans Zender released by Arthaus Musik as the first title in their new "Legendary Conductors" series.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Mozart: Così fan tutte - Nikolaus Harnoncourt

C Major Entertainment

“He was out to create something ‘unheard-of’,” observed conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt beforehand.

DVD: Shakespeare's Two Noble Kinsmen, a passionate tale

Opus Arte

How long is forever? This late romance examines love in all its fluid and complex forms.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Verdi: Falstaff from Staatsoper Unter den Linden

C Major Entertainment

Michael Volle “with masterly dynamic shadings” (Financial Times) and “as if he had been preparing for this role for a lifetime.” (FAZ)

NEW LABELS AND PLATFORMS

Label launch: Bayerische Staatsoper Recordings

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The new in-house label of the Bayerische Staatsoper will seek to chronicle the excellence and diversity of one of the world’s leading opera houses.

Music Traveler TV – The fair streaming platform

Only Hands Small

Music Traveler announces the release of their streaming platform Music Traveler TV, where artists can stream & monetize quality content.

Orpheus Radio launched internet project 'TV Classics'

Russian State TV and Radio Music Centre

'TV Classics' unites the leading concert halls of the country to supply enthusiasts with the most complete information about the activities of theatres, philharmonic and concert halls.

LIVE STREAMS

Live: Grand Piano Competition (30 April - 5 May)

The Moscow Philharmonic Society

Denis Matsuev presents: III International Grand Piano Competition for young pianists. Live on MEDICI.TV & MELOMAN.RU!

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