New box set releases
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 © 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
ACC70446 – 2-DVD box set
St. Thomas Choir Leipzig
ACC60447 – 3-Blu-ray box set
ACC70447 – 4-DVD box set
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