August 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.


DVD + Blu-Ray: A Farcial Peek Behind The Scenes Of An Opera

Opus Arte

Described as ‘a joyous romp’ (Opera News), Donizetti’s dramma giocoso shows us what can go wrong when egos come first.

CD: A remarkable 30-CD set from Bayreuth

Opus Arte

A remarkable CD set bringing together seven summers of the Bayreuth Festival.

CD + SACD: Anton Bruckner Symphonien 1-9

Berlin Phil Media GmbH

The Berliner Philharmoniker’s exclusive edition presents the nine symphonies with outstanding Bruckner interpreters.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Christian Thielemann & Wiener Philharmoniker

C Major Entertainment

Christian Thielemann is a compelling advocate for German music, and his Salzburg Festival 2020 programme is smack-dab at the heart of his favored repertoire.

DVD: Daniel Barenboim or the Power of Music


An all-embracing portrait about one of the most renowned conductors and pianists of our times will be released as part of our Legendary Conductors series.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.1 / Symphonies 2+3

Accentus Music

The Lucerne Festival 2020 concerts featuring Martha Argerich and Herbert Blomstedt will be released on DVD + Blu-Ray in September 2021.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Hindemith – Mathis der Maler (Theater an der Wien)

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The first DVD/Blu-Ray release of Paul Hindemith’s opera Mathis der Maler staged by Keith Warner and performed under the baton of Bertrand de Billy.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Jedermann from Salzburg Festival

C Major Entertainment

For it’s 100th anniversary, the Salzburg Festival offered an opulent interpretation of Jedermann (Everyman) by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

DVD: Live at Montreux – Collector’s Edition

EuroArts Music International

A timeless and unprecedented 15 DVD compilation from the Montreux Jazz Festival!

Blu-Ray: Pablo Picasso at Pompeii


A colourful open air event from the ancient Roman Theatre of Pompeii with costumes and set design by Pablo Picasso on Blu-ray.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Rameau: Platée from Theater an der Wien

C Major Entertainment

In Robert Carsen’s production, the story takes place in the world of Parisian haute couture and Jupiter is portrayed as the fashion god Karl Lagerfeld.


Don Giovanni - Live From the Salzburg Festival


ARTE presents "Don Giovanni" from Salzburg on ARTE Concert and on TV - directed by Romeo Castellucci and conducted by Teodor Currentzis.

The Salzburg Festival 2021 on ARTE!


Don Giovanni, Tosca, Intolleranza 1960: ARTE celebrates the Salzburg Festival 2021 and streams numerous performances.

Tosca with Anna Netrebko - Salzburg Festival 2021


World star Anna Netrebko will sing Floria Tosca at the 2021 Salzburg Festival, perhaps the truest female character in Giacomo Puccini's work.


About the digital distribution of your sheet music

Universal Edition

Sheet music published via scodo is distributed digitally via UE now. When you purchase digital sheet music, you get connected to our partner Newzik.

Only until 27 August: 10 % early bird discount

Berlin Phil Media GmbH

The 2021/22 season is almost upon us. With our discounted 12-month ticket, you can join us in the Digital Concert Hall at a special price.


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