Below is a list of all Classical Blu-Ray Disc titles released in the last 180 days.
John Williams In Vienna [Blu-ray Video Edition Dolby Atmos]
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) / Wiener Philharmoniker, John Williams
[ Deutsche Grammophon Blu-ray Video / Blu-ray Disc - released 24/Feb/2021 ]
John Williams in Vienna, the legendary composer's chart-topping new album with the world-famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, has become the best-selling orchestral album of 2020. Now on Blu-ray with bonus tracks.
BRAHMS / SCHULHOFF / TCHAIKOVSKY / LISZT
Brahms: Double Concerto / Liszt: Liszt: Les Préludes BLU-RAY
Lisa Batiashvili (violin) Gautier Capuçon (cello), Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 12/Feb/2021 ]
Violinist Lisa Batiashvili, cellist Gautier Capuçon, Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden present a sophisticated concert programme of three great composers: Johannes Brahms, Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky and Franz Liszt.
Cavalli: Ercole Amante (complete opera recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
Opera Comique / Nahuel di Pierro, Anna Bonitatibus (mezzo-soprano), Giuseppina Bridelli, Francesca Aspromonte / Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon
[ Naxos Unitel Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 12/Feb/2021 ]
A sumptuous Baroque spectacle, conceived on a vast scale in this lavish production by directors Valerie Lesort and Christian Hecq.
STRAUSS FAMILY / etc
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2021 BLU-RAY
Wiener Philharmoniker, Riccardo Muti
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 12/Feb/2021 ]
"This is a concert that grows to greatness…Never has a programme built to its own private apotheosis as surely as this, with lofty yet almost unbearably moving accounts of the Emperor Waltz and the Blue Danube itself." Gramophone
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Semele (complete opera recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
Louise Alder, Hugo Hymas, Lucile Richardot / Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
[ EuroArts Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 29/Jan/2021 ]
In Spring 2019, the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, led by John Eliot Gardiner, presented a critically-acclaimed European tour of Handel's opera 'Semele', including Alexandra Palace Theatre in London.
Nathalie Paulin, Jean-Michel Richer, Stephen Hegedus, Matthew Scollin, Pascale Beaudin, Keven Geddes, Alexandre Sylvestre, Opera Lafayette, Ryan Brow
[ Naxos / Blu-ray - released 8/Jan/2021 ]
Beethoven started composing Leonore in January 1804. The subject - the release to freedom of an unjustly imprisoned man by his devoted wife - was part of the genre of 'rescue operas' which were very popular at the end of the 18th century. The...
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (complete ballet recorded in 2019)
Teatro alla Scala / Polina Seminova, Timofej Andrijashenko, Alessandro Grillo / Felix Korobov (cond)
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 13/Nov/2020 ]
"A great production, a success thanks to a superlative and thrilling ballet company." (LUUK)
Minkus: La Bayadère (complete ballet recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
The Mikhailovsky Ballet / Angelina Vorontsova, Victor Lebedev, Andrea Laššáková / Pavel Sorokin (cond)
[ BelAir Clasiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 6/Nov/2020 ]
The purity of classical dance meets the opulant exoticism of the Maharajas' India in this 150-year-old ballet, glorified by Nacho Duato for the Mikhailovsky Ballet.
STRAUSS / WAGNER / JARRE / PUCCINI / MENDELSSOHN / etc
Schoenbrunn 2020 - Summer Night Concert BLU-RAY
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Valéry Gergiev
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 23/Oct/2020 ]
The world's biggest annual classical open-air concert, The Summer Night Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic, returns to the magical setting of Schönbrunn Palace Baroque park in Vienna.
Delibes: Coppelia (complete ballet recorded in December 2019) BLU-RAY
Royal Ballet / Marianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Gary Avis / Barry Wordsworth (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 23/Oct/2020 ]
A classic returns to the Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois' charming and funny Coppélia - a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls, starring Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov.
Donizetti: L'Ange de Nisida (complete opera recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
Donizetti Opera / Florian Sempey, Roberto Lorenzi, Konu Kim / Jean-Luc Tingaud (cond)
[ Dynamic Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Oct/2020 ]
Gaetano Donizetti's L'Ange de Nisida was commissioned by the director of the Théâtre de la Renaissance in Paris. The libretto was entrusted to Gustave Vaëz and Alphonse Royer, and the opéra en quatre parties was completed in 1840.