Below is a list of all In Stock classical DVD titles.
Wagner: Tannhäuser (Complete Opera recorded in 1989)
Bayreuther Festspiele / Richard Versalle, Cheryl Studer, Rutland Engert-Ely, Hans Sotin / Giuseppe Sinopoli (cond)
[ EuroArts DVD / 2 DVD - released 21/Feb/2020 ]
"Thundering applause", wrote the prestigious "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung", and Rome's "La Republica" noted the "triumphal success and storm of applause" that greeted Giuseppe Sinopoli and the ensemble at Tannhäuser's 1989 Bayreuth Festival...
STRAUSS FAMILY / etc
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2020
Wiener Philharmoniker, Andris Nelsons
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - released 31/Jan/2020 ]
The New Year's Concert, one of the world's most famous and spectacular classical music events, returns for the 81st time to present to viewers a sensational programme made up of the vast repertoire of the family of Johann Strauss and its...
Donizetti - La Fille du Régiment [Daughter of the Regiment] & Don Pasqual (recorded 2005/2006)pera recorded in 2005)
Juan Diego Florez, Patricia Ciofi, Isabel Rey, Ruggero Raimondi, etc
[ Decca Music Group DVD / 3 DVD Box Set - released 12/Dec/2019 ]
Juan Diego Flórez proves he's the new King Of The High C's in one of his greatest stage roles. He gives a sensational performance of Tonio's aria 'Ah! mes amis...' - with 9 top Cs sung not once, but twice!
Thomas: Hamlet (complete opera)
Stéphane Degout, Sabine Devieilhe, Laurent Alvaro, Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo / Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, Louis Langrée
[ Naxos DVD / DVD - released 8/Nov/2019 ]
International Classical Music Awards 2021 Winner - Video Performance
HANS WERNER HENZE
Hans Werner Henze: The Bassarids
Salzburg Festival / Sean Panikkar, Russell Braun, Willard White, Nikolai Schukoff / Vienna Philharmonic, Kent Nagano
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / 2 DVD - released 11/Oct/2019 ]
The opera, inspired by Euripides' tragedy The Bacchae, is as seductive as it is topical: When Dionysus - is he a charlatan? is he a demigod? - bursts into the intact world of ancient Thebes, he plunges a city into chaos. In stark contrast to his...
Verdi: La Traviata (recorded live Covent Garden in 2019)
Royal Opera / Ermonela Jaho, Charles Castronovo, Placido Domingo / Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonello Manacorda
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 10/Sep/2019 ]
Verdi based La traviata on Alexandre Dumas fils's novel and play La Dame aux camélias, inspired by the life and death of the real Parisian courtesan Marie Duplessis. One of the most popular of all operas, the 2018/2019 season featured 151 productions...
RICHARD STRAUSS / RICHARD WAGNER / W. A. MOZART
Inbrunst im Herzen: Famous German Arias and Scenes
Brigitte Fassbaender, Franz Hawlata, Kiri te Kanawa, Rene Kollo, Waltraud Meier, Christine Schafer, Bryn Terfel and others
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 20/Aug/2019 ]
This collection of Famous Arias and Scenes, opera's finest, most exciting moments, will dazzle opera lovers and newcomers alike. The Arias and Scenes are each presented and performed by the most renowned and acclaimed artists of the opera stage.
Virtuosity: Music is like a mirror - The Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Vadym Kholodenko / Beatrice Rana / Sean Chen / Fei-Fei Dong / Nikita Mndoyants / etc
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 20/Aug/2019 ]
Virtuosity searches for the musical souls of the most gifted young pianists as they try to make a name for themselves at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competiton. The film focusses on this group of young musicians as they articulate their...
HANDEL / VIVALDI / PURCELL
O let me weep: Famous Baroque Arias & Scenes
David Daniels (countertenor), Yvonne Kenny (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo), Marilyn Horne (mezzo) / Various conductors
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 10/Aug/2019 ]
This collection of Famous Arias and Scenes, opera's finest, most brilliant moments, will dazzle opera lovers and newcomers alike: a visually exciting introduction for new viewers to opera and a unique opportunity to see stars of the opera stage...
Shakespeare: Twelfth Night (recorded live at the Globe Theatre in 2017)
Globe Theatre / Marc Antolin, Tony Jayawardena, Joshua Lacey, Katy Owen, Annette McLaughlin
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 10/Aug/2019 ]
Twins Sebastian and Viola are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, separated and believing each other to be dead. Beside herself with grief, Viola disguises herself as a boy and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino.
Shakespeare: The Roman Plays [Coriolanus, Julius Caesar, Anthony & Cleopatra, Titus Andronicus]
Royal Shakespeare Company / David Troughton, Nia Gwynne, Sope Dirisu, James Corrigan, Andrew Woodall, Josette Simon, Antony Byrne, Andrew Woodall
[ Opus Arte DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 10/Aug/2019 ]
The Royal Shakespeare Company transports you to Shakespeares Rome with a thrilling collection of four of the playwrights most gripping plays: Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, Titus Andronicus and Coriolanus. Filmed live in Stratford-upon-Avon and...
GIACOMO PUCCINI / CHARLES GOUNOD / GIUSEPPE VERDI
Arena Di Verona Collection Volume 1: Turandot / Romeo et Juliette / Aida
Arena di Verona / Maria Guleghina, Salvatore Licitra, Tamar Iveri, Nino Machaidze, Ketevan Kemoklidze, Hui He, Marco Berti, Andrea Ulbrich, etc
[ Bel Air Classiques DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 9/Aug/2019 ]
A 3-Opera set (Limited Edition) featuring great productions seen at the prestigious Arena di Verona : Puccini's Turandot, Gounod's Roméo & Juliette, Verdi's Aida. TURANDOT For their 88th edition the prestigious Arena di Verona Festival...
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Fidelio (complete opera recorded in 2004)
Jonas Kaufmann, Camilla Nylund, Chor and Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 2/Aug/2019 ]
Beethoven's only opera Fidelio never ceases to fascinate audiences with its spellbinding story of true love. Staged by renowned opera director Jürgen Flimm this production is the outstanding result of the teamwork of the Zurich Opera.
PAISIELLO / BEETHOVEN / MONTEVERDI
Jonas Kaufmann: Opera Collection
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) with Cecilia Bartoli, Camilla Nylund, Vesselina Kasarova, and Dietrich Henschel
[ Arthaus DVD / 3 DVD - released 26/Jul/2019 ]
Experience Jonas Kaufmann, opera world's top star, in this impressive opera collection from his time at the Zurich Opera House still before his great international breakthrough. He feels closely connected to the opera house, boosted his career there...
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (complete opera recorded in 1981)
Metropolitan Opera / Luciano Pavarotti, Judith Blegen, Sesto Bruscantini, Brent Ellis / Nicola Rescigno
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 19/Jul/2019 ]
Filmed in 1981, live from the Metropolitan Opera, Luciano Pavarotti sings Nemorino in Donizetti's comic opera. This one of his Pavarotti's most famous roles and here he sings it in his prime joined by an all-star ensemble: Judith Blegen sings the...
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (recorded Nov 2018)
Erin Wall (soprano) Annika Schlicht (mezzo) Attilio Glaser (ten) René Pape (bass) / World Orchestra for Peace & Würth Philharmoniker, Donald Runnicles
[ C Major DVD / DVD - released 1/Jul/2019 ]
In 2018, marking the exact 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending World War 1, the all-star World Orchestra for Peace gave two UNESCO designated performances of Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Symbolically one in each of the UK and Germany - for the BBC...
DonizettI: Lucia di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 1982)
Metropolitan Opera / Joan Sutherland, Alfredo Kraus, Pablo Elvira & Paul Plishka / Richard Bonynge (conductor)
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 20/Jun/2019 ]
With an exhilarating performance of her signature role, Dame Joan Sutherland captivates the audience in this elaborate production of Donizetti's bel canto masterpiece, taped during its celebrated 1982 run at the Metropolitan Opera
Rhim: Jakob Lenz (complete opera)
De Munt La Monnaie / Georg Nigl, Henry Waddington, John Graham-Hall / Franck Ollu (cond)
[ Alpha DVD / DVD - released 14/Jun/2019 ]
Wolfgang Rihm's chamber opera Jakob Lenz has become one of the most frequently performed works in the 20thcentury German opera repertoire.
NILS PETTER MOLVAER
Ibsen's Ghosts (recorded in 2017)
Norwegian National Ballet / The Norwegian National Ballet School
[ BelAir Classiques DVD / DVD - released 10/Jun/2019 ]
Ibsen's Ghosts is an evocative production in a modern dance style. Nils Petter Molvær has composed new music, which he performs on-stage together with Jan Bang.
J. S. BACH
Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (recorded in 2012)
Christina Landshamer (sop) Stefan Kahle (alto) Wolfram Lattke (tenor), Martin Lattke (ten) Klaus Mertens Gotthold Schwarz (bass) / Gewandhausorchester
[ Naxos DVD / 2 DVD - released 7/Jun/2019 ]
"This is a performance which has Bach liturgically wired into its DNA...Biller's direction exudes profound integrity and commitment, the chorales in particular shaped by a deeply-felt inevitability..this is a moving testament to a choir celebrating"