New box set releases

Author: Accentus Music

This fall, Accentus Music will release DVD and Blu-ray boxsets the feature Claudio Abbado, Arvo Pärt, Robert Wilson and the St. Thomas Choir Leipzig.

  • Accentus Music Box sets Fall 2018 | Copyright: © Accentus Music

    Accentus Music Box sets Fall 2018 © Accentus Music

The box set “Claudio Abbado – The Last Years” comprises Abbado’s recordings with his “orchestra of friends”, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, between 2010 and 2013, among them the highly distinguished and award-winning Mahler 9 from the Lucerne Festival 2010 and the last ever video recording from August 2013, as well as a recording from the Salzburg Festival 2012 with the Orchestra Mozart and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir.

Arvo Pärt is the most performed contemporary composer in the world. This box set features “Adam’s Passion”, the moving first collaboration between Pärt and Robert Wilson as well as the documentary “The Lost Paradise” by Günter Atteln that traces their creative process and offers rare and personal insights into the worlds of two of the most fascinating personalities in the international arts and music scene.

Founded in 1212, the St. Thomas Choir Leipzig (Thomanerchor Leipzig) is one of the most famous and prestigious boys‘ choirs in the world. This box set contains the award-winning two-hour documentary “Die Thomaner – A Year in the Life of the St. Thomas Boys Choir Leipzig” by Paul Smaczny and Günter Atteln as well as the breathtaking recordings of two of Johann Sebastian Bach’s major choral works: the St. Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor.

Claudio Abbado – The Last Years
ACC60461 – 6-Blu-ray box set
ACC70461 – 6-DVD box set

Arvo Pärt
ACC70446 – 2-DVD box set

St. Thomas Choir Leipzig
ACC60447 – 3-Blu-ray box set
ACC70447 – 4-DVD box set



DVD + Blu-Ray: Tchaikovsky: Iolanta / The Nutcracker

Bel Air Media

Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta" and "The Nutcracker", brought together by Dmitri Tcherniakov for the Paris Opera, with Sonya Yoncheva and the Paris Opera Ballet.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Britten: Billy Budd

Bel Air Media

800 liters of water, 2 sails, 30 pulleys, 60 hammocks : Deborah Warner's critically acclaimed production of "Billy Budd" now out on DVD & Blu-ray !

CD: New on CD/SACD: Simon Rattle’s Beethoven cycle

Berlin Phil Media

“Energetic, honest Beethoven” - The 9 symphonies with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Simon Rattle now on CD/SACD.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth / Teatro Massimo

NAXOS Audiovisual Division

Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Macbeth staged by the Italian director Emma Dante, famed for her award-winning film career, at the Teatro Massimo in 2017.


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