November 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.


A Christmas present from the Digital Concert Hall

Berlin Phil Media GmbH

Get a DVD/Blu-ray edition with Kirill Petrenko and the Berliner Philharmoniker as a gift when you purchase a 12-month ticket.

SF Dance Film Festival Announces Award Winners

San Francisco Dance Film Festival

SF Dance Film Festival is pleased to announce the award-winning films from its 2021 festival, selected by an independent jury.


DVD + Blu-Ray: Beethoven and His Contemporaries Vol. 1 / AKAMUS

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Works of Beethoven, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart + Wranitzky performed by Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin with Bernhard Forck at the 2020 SWR Schwetzingen Festival.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Beethoven and His Contemporaries, Vol. 2 / AKAMUS

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Works of Beethoven, Cherubini, Holzbauer, Knecht + Méhul performed by Akademie für Alte Musik with Bernhard Forck at the 2020 SWR Schwetzingen Festival.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Dvořák: Rusalka from Teatro Real

C Major Entertainment

Rusalka returns to Madrid "on an overwhelming level that will leave its mark". Asmik Grigorian enchants the public in the title role.

Blu-Ray: Karajan, Wiener & Berliner Philharmoniker

C Major Entertainment

The present recording thus forms an essential document of two highlights in the last years of the maestro’s life. For the first time available on Blu-ray!

DVD + Blu-Ray: Leoncavallo: Zazà from Theater an der Wien

C Major Entertainment

With Ruggero Leoncavallo’s rarity Zazá, the Theater an der Wien scored a coup with the grandiose house debutante Svetlana Aksenova in the title role.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie / Opéra Comique

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

A spectacular production of Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie staged by Jeanne Candel and performed by ensemble Pygmalion with a star cast of the soloists.


FRIDAY NIGHT with Yury Revich &

Friday Nights with Yury Revich

Tune in online on 12 Nov for the "Concert for Climate Action", a bi-continental event streamed live from Vienna and San Francisco!

Livestreaming from Liechtenstein

KULMAG Kulturmanagement AG

Late Autumn Concerts of the Symphony Orchestra Liechtenstein.

Magic Moments of Music - Farewell to Chopin

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In 1975, music history is made in London: the legendary pianist Arthur Rubinstein brings Chopin's Second Piano Concerto to life a final time.

Magic Moments of Music - Spirituals in Concert

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When Jessye Norman and Kathleen Battle, two of the world’s best sopranos, set foot in Carnegie Hall in 1990, the air was full of a sense of history.

Magic Moments of Music - The 1976 Centenary Ring

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The film tells how one of the greatest scandals in opera went on to become one of the greatest musical moments of all.

The Carnival of the Animals

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It is his best known work. Camille Saint-Saëns did not want it to be published. The music piece itself tells its story.

Two new opera highights on ARTE Concert


The ARTE Opera Season continues with "Capriccio" from the Semperoper Dresden and "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" from the Vienna State Opera.


Anton Bruckner - The Making of a Giant


The full-length cinema film about a long time underestimated composer directed by Reiner Moritz for the first time on Blu-Ray.

Barenboim at Buenos Aires | Brahms Symphonies


An extraordinary homecoming of an extraordinary man: Daniel Barenboim gives outstanding concerts with the Staatskapelle Berlin at Buenos Aires.


Avant Première 2022 Registration is in full swing!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The perfect occasion to meet + exchange with the IMZ Network: Join us from 12-26 February 2022 at Avant Première Music + Media Market Berlin, the global market for music + dance films!

Get ready for dancescreen 2022

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Ready, set, dance! Join us from 22-26 June 2022 in Amsterdam for the international dance film competition dancescreen.


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