Below is a list of all Classical Blu-Ray Disc titles released in the last 180 days.
VERDI / RACHMANINOV / BERNSTEIN / ELGAR / SIBELIUS / etc
Schoenbrunn 2021 - Summer Night Concert 2021 BLU-RAY
Igor Levit (piano) / Wiener Philharmoniker, Daniel Harding
[ Sony Classical Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 23/Jul/2021 ]
The Summer Night Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic is the world's biggest annual classical open-air concert and took place in the magical setting of the Schönbrunn Palace Baroque park in Vienna on 18 June 2021.
ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD
Korngold: Die tote Stadt (Blu-ray)
Jonas Kaufmann (Paul), Marlis Petersen (Marietta), Bayerische Staatsoper, Kirill Petrenko, Simon Stone (director)
[ BSO Recordings / Blu-ray - released 30/Jul/2021 ]
The premiere of Korngold's Die tote Stadt at the Bayerische Staatsoper in 2019 was praised both by press and audiences. Marlis Petersen (Marie/Marietta) and Jonas Kaufmann (Paul) sang the main roles, with the Bayerisches Staatsorchester under Kirill...
Offenbach: Barbe-Bleue [Blue-beard] (complete operetta recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
Lyon National Opera / Yann Beuron, Heloise Mas, Christophe Gay, Christophe Mortagne, Jennifer Courcier / Michele Spotti
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 23/Jul/2021 ]
Offenbach composed a hilarious version of the gruesome story of Barbe-Bleue, made famous by Charles Perrault. As an adept of the comically and visually offbeat, the artist Laurent Pelly brings out its impertinent, fantastical universe. After...
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi (complete opera recorded in 2019) BLU-RAY
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino / Bruno de Simone, Francesca Longari, Anna Maria Chiuri, Dave Monaco / Valerio Galli (cond)
[ Dynamic Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 21/Aug/2021 ]
"Bruno de Simone is an amiable, bespectacled Schicchi who could win anyone around with his mellow voice and floral shirt. He sparks off nicely against Anna Maria Chiuri, an unusually young 'vecchia' Zita, who brings a welcome vocal freshness" BBC Mus
Donizetti: Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali (complete opera recorded in 2017) BLU-RAY
Opera de Lyon / Laurent Naouri, Patrizia Ciofi, Charles Rice, Clara Meloni, Enea Scala / Lorenzo Viotti (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 27/Aug/2021 ]
Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali - a joyful play on words in itself - more commonly known as Viva la mamma! is a two-act farce that shines an exaggerated spotlight on the behind-the-scenes working of a theatre and the rehearsal process.
JEAN CASSANEA de MONDONVILLE
Mondonville: Titon et l'Aurore (complete opera recorded in 2021) BLU-RAY
Opéra Comique / Reinoud van Mechelen, Gwendoline Blondeel, Emmanuelle de Negri, Marc Mauillon / Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
[ Naxos FRA Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 3/Dec/2021 ]
Recorded at the Opéra Comique, Paris, France, 18-19 January 2021
DELIBES / ADAM / HEROLD / TCHAIKOVSKY / TALBOT / PROKOFIEV / etc
The Royal Ballet - The Collection BLU-RAY
The Royal Ballet / Leanne Benjamin, Carlos Acosta, Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Marianela Nunez, Sarah Lamb, Federico Bonelli, Lauren Cuthbertson, e
[ BBC / Opus Arte Blu-ray / 15 Blu-ray Box Set - released 8/Oct/2021 ]
Over a decade of dance is represented here with no fewer than 22 ballets in this magnificent 15-disc collection of stunning performances by The Royal Ballet.
MOZART / VERDI / BIZET / WAGNER / PUCCINI / R. STRAUSS / etc
The Royal Opera - The Collection BLU-RAY
The Royal Opera / Renee Fleming, Gerald Finley, Miah Persson, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Simon O'Neill, Erwin Schrott, Kate Royal, Jonas Kaufmann, etc
[ BBC / Opus Arte Blu-ray / 18 Blu-ray Box Set - released 8/Oct/2021 ]
Over a decade of opera is represented here with no fewer than 16 operas in this magnificent 18-disc collection of stunning performances by The Royal Opera, with amazing casts, featuring some of the greatest singers of this century.
Wagner: Die Walkure (complete opera recorded in 2011)
Sofia Opera / Martin Iliev, Tsvetana Bandalovska, Nikolay Petrov, Bayasgalan Dashnyam / Pavel Baleff (cond)
[ Dynamic / Blu-ray - released 18/Jun/2021 ]
Die Walküre is the second part of Der Ring des Nibelungen and has remained the most popular of the tetralogy of operas.
Rameau: Platée (complete opera recorded in 2020) BLU-RAY
Theater an der Wien / Marcel Beekman, Jeanine De Bique, Cyril Auvity, Marc Maullon, Edwin Crossley-Mercer / William Christie (cond)
[ C Major Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Aug/2021 ]
Recorded live at the Theater an der Wien, December 2020