Below is a list of all In Stock classical DVD titles.
Puccini: La Boheme (complete opera directed by Franco Zeffirelli recorded in 2008)
Metropolitan Opera / Angela Gheorghiu, Ramon Vargas, Ludovic Tezier, Ainhoa Arteta / Nicola Luisotti (Cond)
[ Warner Classics / DVD - released 29/Sep/2008 ]
"[Gheorghiu] was superb as Mimì… distinctive and alluring. She sang with extraordinary precision, subtlety, control, nuance, and, above all, musicality" (New York Sun).
Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) [complete opera recorded in 2007]
Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Florez, Felicity Palmer, Alessandro Corbelli, Donald Maxwell, Dawn French, Orchestra & Choir of the Royal Opera House, Brun
[ Erato / Warner Classics DVD / DVD - released 29/Sep/2008 ]
GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE AWARD FINALIST 2008 - DVD - "The Royal Opera's new staging of La Fille du régiment will probably go down in history as one of the company's great achievements ... Laurent Pelly's production casts Natalie Dessay and Juan...
Andreas Scholl - A Portrait
Andreas Scholl (counter-tenor)
[ Arthaus Musik / DVD - released 1/Sep/2008 ]
Bonus: - Andreas Scholl sings John Dowland's "Lute Songs" and Dietrich Buxtehude's "Jubilate Domino".
Massenet: Manon (Complete opera recorded in 2007)
Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin / Anna Netrebko / Rolando Villazon / Alfredo Daza / Christof Fischesser / Daniel Barenboim (cond)
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / 2 DVD - released 7/Aug/2008 ]
Following the artistic success of their last DVD project, La Traviata from the 2005 Salzburg Festival, opera superstars Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón bring their combined talents to Jules Massenet's Manon.
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN / JOHANNES BRAHMS / FRANZ SCHUBERT / FREDERIC CHOPIN
Rubinstein in Concert
Artur Rubinstein (piano) / Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 1/Aug/2008 ]
"Rubinstein's superb form is matched by the incredible musical sensitivity of Haitink and the orchestra" New York Times
BIZET / RACHMANINOV / SARASATE / RAVEL / de FALLA / BRAHMS
New Year's Concert 1997 (recorded in 2007)
Anne Sofie von Otter, Bryn Terfel, Roberto Alagna, Gil Shaham, Mikhail Pletnev / Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 10/Jul/2008 ]
The Berliner Philharmoniker's annual New Year's Eve concert is one of the highlights in the calendar of every classical music fan. The program of the New Year's Eve Concert 1997 bore the title "Dances of Life, Love, and Death", and was meant as a...
Puccini Gold (arias & scenes from the operas)
Luciano Pavarotti, PlAcido Domingo, Mirella Freni, Christa Ludwig, Bryn Terfel, Kiri Te Kanawa, Sherrill Milnes, etc
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 16/May/2008 ]
G - To mark Puccini's 150th anniversary, a new compilation of the best-loved Puccini arias and ensembles sung by a host of the greatest opera stars.
Strauss, (J): Der Zigeunerbaron [The Gipsy Baron] (complete operetta filmed in 1975)
Siegfried Jerusalem, Ellen Shade, Ivan Rebroff, Martha Modl / Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart / Kurt Eichhorn
[ Universal Classics / Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 7/Apr/2008 ]
"Beautifully filmed on location in Hungary with a fine cast of singers, this production is a delight." (MusicWeb August 2008)
DONIZETTI / VERDI
An Evening With Pavarotti And Joan Sutherland (recorded at the Met in 1987)
Luciano Pavarotti and Joan Sutherland with Leo Nucci and the Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Richard Bonynge
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 21/Mar/2008 ]
Two of the greatest opera stars of the time, and long-term singing partners, Luciano Pavarotti and Joan Sutherland, come together to perform four famous scenes from Acts I and III of Lucia di Lammermoor, Act III of La Traviata and Act III of...
The Rake's Progress (complete opera recorded in 2007)
Theatre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels / Andrew Kennedy / William Shimell / Laura Claycomb / Kazushi Ono (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 21/Mar/2008 ]
G - Recorded live at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels on 26 and 28 April 2007.
Live in Vienna
[ Universal Music / DVD - released 28/Feb/2008 ]
This DVD is a concert with Andre Rieu, filmed on the square in front of the Imperial Hofburg Palace in the heart of Vienna - 135 minutes of pure pleasure for the eyes and ears. 'Live in Vienna' includes superb compositions from the most famous...
Bellini: I Puritani (complete opera recorded in 2007)
Metropolitan Opera / Anna Netrebko, Eric Cutler, Franco Vassallo / Patrick Summers (cond)
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / 2 DVD - released 28/Feb/2008 ]
"Netrebko has perhaps the most appealing stage presence among contemporary sopranos. She is a natural stage animal who can sing as she moves around the stage and interacts with her colleagues. Her sheer physicality on stage is awesome." (MusicWeb)
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin (complete opera recorded in 2007)
Metropolitan Opera / Renee Fleming, Elena Zaremba, Ramon Vargas, Dmitri Hvorostovsky / Valery Gergiev (cond)
[ Decca DVD / 2 DVD - released 28/Feb/2008 ]
'Miss Fleming's sympathetic, exquisitely sung Tatiana was a major achievement.' The New York Times
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (complete opera recorded in 2007)
Los Angeles Opera / Audra Mc Donald / Patti Lupone / Anthony Dean / James Colon (cond)
[ Euroarts DVD / DVD - released 8/Feb/2008 ]
G - Recorded live at Los Angeles Opera, 1 and 4 March 2007
Aragon: Snow White (complete ballet recorded in 2005 with choreography by Ricardo Cué)
Tamara Rojo & Inaki Urlezaga / Bilbao Symphony Orchestra / Emilio Aragon
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 14/Jan/2008 ]
"Tamara Rojo, indisputable muse of my music, and a reference for all of us due to her sacrifice and professionalism" (Emilio Aragón)
[ DVD - released 1/Jan/2008 ]
An intoxicating collection from PBS #1 Musical Artist this year. Andre Rieu performs his most romantic music filmed on location in some of Europe's most beautiful and exotic locations.
God Rot Tunbridge Wells - The Life of Georg Frederic Handel
A Tony Palmer Film featuring Trevor Howard, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Elizabeth Harwood & others
[ Voiceprint Tony Palmer Films / DVD - released 1/Jan/2008 ]
In director Tony Palmer's musical biopic, aging German composer George Frideric Handel (Trevor Howard) recalls his remarkable life and musical career. The film showcases many of Handel's works performed by world-class singers and musicians.
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (complete ballet filmed in 2007)
Mariinsky Ballet / Leonid Sarafanov, Irina Golub / Valery Gergiev (cond)
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 22/Nov/2007 ]
Two of the Mariinsky's young stars, Leonid Sarafanov and Irina Golub, dance the main roles. Despite the startling aspects of this production, none of the spectacle and awe-inspiring quality of their dancing is lost.
Verdi: Macbeth (feature film of the opera recorded in 1987)
Leo Nucci / Samuel Ramey / Shirley Verrett / Veriano Luchetti / Teatro Comunale di Bologna / Riccardo Chailly
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 9/Nov/2007 ]
G - "Practically everything has already been said about the quality of Shirley Verrett´s voice: she plays Lady Macbeth magnificently. On the other hand, her partner Leo Nucci, new to the role of Macbeth, seems like a fresh discovery." (Le Figaro)
Jacqueline du Pre: A Celebration - Her Unique and Enduring Gift
Jacqueline du Pre (cello) and various guests
[ Christopher Nupen Films DVD / DVD - released 31/Oct/2007 ]
G :- Special Features: - a never seen before interview between Christopher Nupen and Jacqueline du Pré, shot on 13 December 1980 - a 12 minute montage of images of du Pré and Barenboim from the Allegro Films archives.