January 2022

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.


Avant Première goes online!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Avant Première 2022 takes place online! Joins us + watch Camilla Nylund, Martha Argerich or Gustavo Dudamel perform on-screen before anybody else does.

Countdown: One more week to submit!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

Submit your dance film until 31 January for the Cinedans in partnership with dancescreen 2022 competition + win up to 5.000 EUR!

ICMA 2022 Winners Announced!

ICMA - International Classical Music Award

The International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) announced the winners of 26 awards for the 2022 edition - congratulations!


DVD + Blu-Ray: Abrahamsen: The Snow Queen / Bayerische Staatsoper

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Bayerische Staatsoper Recordings presents Hans Abrahamsen's The Snow Queen composed for and sung by the phenomenal soprano Barbara Hannigan.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Casablancas: L’enigma di Lea / Liceu Opera

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

The winner of several awards Benet Casablancas' L’enigma di Lea beautifully staged at the Gran Teatre del Liceu with soprano Allison Cook as immortal Lea.

DVD + Blu-Ray: David Garrett: Unlimited

C Major Entertainment

Violinist David Garrett celebrates his 10-year spectacular crossover program with thousands of fans in the extraordinary atmosphere of the Arena di Verona.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Don Quixote - Nureyev's masterwork

Opus Arte

A spectacular film of Don Quixote, directed by ballet superstar Rudolf Nureyev, and recognised as one of the finest ever on-screen performances.

Blu-Ray: Les Contes d'Hoffmann by Offenbach

EuroArts Music International

Daniele Finzi Pasca brings an enchanting, fairy-tale-like version of Offenbach’s “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” to the stage.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Moniuszko: Halka from Theater an der Wien

C Major Entertainment

Stanisław Moniuszko’s Polish national opera Halka is performed by a superb cast including Corinne Winters Piotr Beczała and Tomasz Konieczny.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Purcell: Dido and Aeneas / Opéra Comique

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Dido and Aeneas brilliantly staged by Deborah Warner with Malena Ernman, Christopher Maltman and Les Arts Florissants under William Christie's direction.

DVD + Blu-Ray: The Royal Ballet Collection - 15-disc set

Opus Arte

Your 15-disc set, celebrating the talent of "The Royal Ballet" at a special, lower price!

DVD + Blu-Ray: The Royal Opera Collections - 18 opera set

Opus Arte

The ultimate opera lover’s collection celebrating the talent of The Royal Opera at a special, lower price!

DVD + Blu-Ray: Weber: Der Freischütz from Wiener Staatsoper

C Major Entertainment

Christian Räth’s inspired staging of Der Freischütz, Weber’s seminal Romantic opera, stands out due to the bold set and costume design by Gary McCann.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Zandonai: Francesca da Rimini / Christof Loy

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Riccardo Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini staged by award-winning director Christof Loy at the Deutsche Oper Berlin with Sara Jakubiak and Jonathan Tetelman.


7 Lives of Music - The Kanneh-Mason Family

sounding images

Seven siblings, each one a musical sensation. The Kanneh-Masons prove that classical music is not only made by white people for white people.

KULMAG.LIVE starts a new chapter

KULMAG Kulturmanagement AG

With a new design and a new cooperation team, we are looking forward to 2022!

LIVE: 100 years of Moscow Philharmonic Society

The Moscow Philharmonic Society (on hold)

Watch live on Gala Concert for the 100th anniversary of the Moscow Philharmonic Society.


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