January 2024

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: 'None but the Lonely Heart' staged by Christof Loy

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

An intimate theatrical evening 'None but the Lonely Heart' presenting Tchaikovsky’s songs staged by Christof Loy at the Oper Frankfurt.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Amahl and the Night Visitors by Stefan Herheim

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Gian Carlo Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors" staged by Stefan Herheim at the Theatre an der Wien and conducted by Magnus Loddgard.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Cimarosa – L’Italiana in Londra / Oper Frankfurt

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Domenico Cimarosa’s "L’Italiana in Londra" staged by R.B. Schlather at the Oper Fankfurt featuring Angela Vallone and Iurii Samoilov in the title roles.

CD + Blu-Ray: Kirill Petrenko conducts Sergei Rachmaninoff

Berlin Phil Media GmbH

The Berliner Philharmoniker in the “musical homeland” of their chief conductor.

DVD: New Year‘s Concert – Teatro la Fenice 2023

C Major Entertainment

Daniel Harding conducts the orchestra of Teatro La Fenice in a New Year's concert featuring colourful array of arias and orchestral pieces.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia at Wiener Staatsoper

C Major Entertainment

Juan Diego Floréz "fulfils all expectations of a Rossini singer in a class of his own" (BR Klassik).

DVD + Blu-Ray: Samson et Dalila at the Royal Opera House 2022

Opus Arte

Pious restraint comes face to face with sensuous hedonism in Camille Saint-Saëns’s grand-opera retelling of the Bible story of Samson and Delilah.

CD + Blu-Ray: The Berliner Philharmoniker play Unsuk Chin

Berlin Phil Media GmbH

Highlights from a long and fruitful collaboration: Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings is releasing all of Unsuk Chin’s works performed by the orchestra in one edition.

DVD + Blu-Ray: The Royal Ballet – Classics Box Set

Opus Arte

The Royal Ballet – Classics - Pas de Deux / Essential Royal Ballet - A special collection of classic performances from The Royal Ballet.


Avant Première 2024: Three more Weeks to Curtain up

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

In just three weeks, Berlin's Avant Première 2024 will showcase over 500 music and dance films. Attendees can expect exclusive screenings, star-studded events, and unique networking opportunities at the global performing arts fair.


A vibrant start to the year 2024

VBW International GmbH

On 17 January, "Candide" premiered in Halle E in the MuseumsQuartier, while "María de Buenos Aires" is currently rehearsing in the Kammeroper.

Histories of Gestures

SESC - Serviço Social do Comércio

Based on the book 'Histoires de Gestes', each episode looks at the transformation of our gestures over time.


MMM | Abbado Conducts Mahler's Second Symphony

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21 2024: This emotional performance of Gustav Mahler's 2nd symphony – “The Resurrection” – is set to become a magic moment of music.


Call for Submissions: SF Dance Film Festival

San Francisco Dance Film Festival

San Francisco Dance Film Festival Announces Call for Submissions for 15th Anniversary Film Festival

Submit your production for the International Emmy® Awards!

IMZ International Music + Media Centre

The deadline for the 52nd International Emmy Awards competition is 31 January 2024.

tanz:digital Watch-Explore-Connect

Dachverband Tanz Deutschland e.V.

tanz:digital is the new online platform for dance and digital media in the German-speaking sphere. 18 January 2024 at HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin

The Operas of the Innsbruck Festival

Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik GmbH

At the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music, three opera rarities can be experienced in a staged setting.

Voices of Dance - Podcast

Dachverband Tanz Deutschland e.V.

The third season of the "VOICES OF DANCE" podcast from Dachverband Tanz Deutschland is all about dance:digital.


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