Below is a list of all In Stock classical DVD titles.
ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD
Korngold: Das Wunder der Heliane (complete opera recorded in 2018)
Deutsche Oper Berlin / Sara Jakubiak, Brian Jagde, Josef Wagner, Okka von der Damerau, Derek Welton / Christof Loy
[ Naxos DVD / 2 DVD - released 7/Jun/2019 ]
Erich Wolfgang Korngold regarded Das Wunder der Heliane as his greatest work, but the opera has been neglected since its premiere in 1927. This 2018 production from the Deutsche Oper Berlin features the American soprano Sara Jakubiak as Heliane, and...
GIUSEPPE SAVERIO MERCADANTE
Mercadante: Didone abbandonata (complete opera recorded in 2018)
Innsbruck Festival / Viktorija Miškūnaitė, Katrin Wundsam, Emilie Renard, Carlo Vincenzo Allemano, Diego Godoy / Alessandro De Marchi
[ Naxos DVD / DVD - released 7/Jun/2019 ]
Giuseppe Saverio Mercadante was a contemporary of Donizetti and Rossini, and his prolific output of operas proved influential in founding dramatic techniques that were taken on by Verdi.
Love In Maastricht
[ Universal Music DVD / DVD - released 29/Mar/2019 ]
André Rieu gives special open-air concerts each year in his home town Maastricht. Annually, tens of thousands flock from all corners of the world to attend one of the most emotional live music experiences possible, set against the beautiful backdrop...
Puccini: Madama Butterfly (complete opera recorded in 2016 - original 1904 version)
La Scala, Milan / María José Siri, Bryan Hymel, Carlos Álvarez, Annalisa Stroppa / Riccardo Chailly (cond)
[ Decca DVD / 2 DVD - released 20/Mar/2019 ]
"beautifully paced and tender, with the sheer invention and quality of the music shining reliably through. It's carefully controlled, too, so that we never risk toppling over into excess. He's assembled a fine cast, too." Gramophone DVD of the Month
Ades: The Exterminating Angel (complete opera recorded in 2017)
Metropolitan Opera / Audrey Luna, Amanda Echalaz, Sally Matthews, Sophie Bevan, Alice Coote, Christine Rice, Iestyn Davies / Thomas Ades (cond)
[ Erato DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2019 ]
GRAMOPHONE AWARD NOMINATION 2019 TOP THREE - Contemporary
THE STRAUSS FAMILY & OTHERS
New Year's Concert in Vienna 2019
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Christian Thielemann
[ Sony Classical DVD / DVD - released 6/Feb/2019 ]
The 2019 New Year's Concert will be conducted for the first time by Christian Thielemann. A native of Berlin, Thielemann has been a regular and welcome guest of the Vienna Philharmonic since 2000, with the result that his first New Year s Concert may...
Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream (recorded live at Shakespeare's Globe, 2016)
Globe / Meow Meow, Zubin Varla, Ewan Wardrop, Lucy Thackeray / Emma Rice (director)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Dec/2018 ]
My! The woods outside Athens are a busy place on this magical night! Four runaway lovers find themselves smack bang in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies, and, if that wasn't enough, a troupe of amateur actors are...
Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts Vol. 1
New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (conductor & narrator)
[ C Major Unitel DVD / 7 DVD Box Set - released 16/Dec/2018 ]
Young People's Concerts Vol.1 comprises 17 episodes of the legendary series, which remains unmatched until today. 'Leonard Bernstein did this better than anyone. He was brilliant - as a musician and as an ambassador for music' (Whoopie...
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: The Ballets - Swan Lake / The Nutcracker / Sleeping Beauty (recorded 2015 - 2017)
Royal Ballet / Natalia Osipova, Matthew Golding, Marianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli, etc
[ Opus Arte DVD / 3 DVD Box Set - released 12/Dec/2018 ]
This special collection includes three Royal Ballet performances of Tchaikovsky's beloved masterpieces: Anthony Dowell's majestic production of Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty in its detailed re-creation by Monica.Mason, and the classic 'Nutcracker'.
W. A. MOZART
Salzburg Festival 2012: Ouverture Spirituelle
Sylvia Schwartz (soprano), Elisabeth Von Magnus (mezzo-soprano), Jeremy Ovenden (tenor) & Florian Boesch (baritone) Arnold Schoenberg Chor & Concentus
[ EuroArts / DVD - released 1/Dec/2018 ]
This is the first recording of the new concert series "Ouverture Spirituelle" from the Salzburger Festspiele 2012 focusing on religious themes and musical works. Two rarely heard pieces that Mozart wrote when he was twenty years old - the Litaniae...
RICHARD STRAUSS / ALBAN BERG / MAURICE RAVEL / IGOR STRAVINSKY
Easter Festival Baden-Baden (recorded in 2018)
Elina Garanca (mezzo), Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 30/Nov/2018 ]
At this concert performance from the Easter Festival in Baden-Baden, the Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle and the Latvian mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča performed music from the early 20th century.
Maria Callas - Magic Moments of Music
Maria Callas (soprano) with interviews with Antonio Pappano, Rolando Villazon, Rufus Wainwright, Thomas Hampson & others
[ C Major DVD / DVD - released 20/Nov/2018 ]
"Pappano says illuminating things about Callas's voice and what she did with it…Kristine Opolais is interesting about her acting…Tito Gobbi is his expansive self…The performance itself remains miraculous, however often you see it." BBC Music
Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns [The Land Of Smiles] (complete operetta recorded in 2017)
Zurich Opera / Piotr Beczala, Julia Kleiter, Rebeca Olvera, Spencer Lang / Fabio Luisi (conductor)
[ Accentus DVD / DVD - released 20/Nov/2018 ]
"Fabio Luisi conducts with a subtle consciousness of the requisite style and the orchestra sounds marvellous" Opera
Bellini:Norma (complete opera recorded in 2017)
Metropolitan Opera / Joyce DiDonato, Sondra Radvanovsky, Joseph Calleja, Matthew Rose / Carlo Rizzi (cond)
[ Erato DVD / 2 DVD - released 15/Nov/2018 ]
In the Met's 2017-18 season, powerhouse soprano Sondra Radvanovsky tackled one of opera's most fearsome roles, the title druid priestess of Bellini's Norma, who wrestles with love and betrayal before making the ultimate sacrifice on a funeral pyre.
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia [The Barber of Seville] (complete opera recorded in 1988)
Cecilia Bartoli, David Kuebler, Gino Quilico, Carlos Feller / Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gabriele Ferro
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 2/Nov/2018 ]
"All the singers benefit from Michael Hampe's imaginative yet uneccentric direction and from Gabriele Ferro's well-calibrated (if not exactly warm-hearted) conducting." Opera
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: The Da Ponte Operas [The Marriage of Figaro / Don Giovanni / Cosi fan Tutte] (complete operas recorded in 2006 - 2016)
The Royal Opera / Erwin Schrott, Miah Persson, Gerald Finley, Dorothea Roschmann, Jonathan Veira, Philip Langridge, Mariusz Kwiecien, etc
[ OPUS ARTE DVD / 4 DVD Box Set - released 1/Sep/2018 ]
"…so accomplished a cast, in which Gerald Finley's Count, Miah Persson's Susanna and Rinat Shaham's Cherubino stand out as ideal." (BBC Music on The Marriage Of Figaro)
Puccini: La Boheme (recorded live Covent Garden in 2018)
Royal Opera / Michael Fabiano (Rodolfo), Nicole Car, Mariusz Kwiecien, Nadine Sierra, Florian Sempey / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 1/Sep/2018 ]
A penniless poet, a young seamstress, and a lost key: Puccini's passionate opera tells the story of a captivating romance set against the background of 19th-century Paris. The luscious score, with its soaring melodies and rich orchestration, brings...
DVORAK / STRAVINSKY / RICHARD STRAUSS / BERNSTEIN / SHOSTAKOVICH
New Year's Eve Concert 2017
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo) / Berliner Philharmoniker [Berlin Philharmonic], Sir Simon Rattle
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 1/Apr/2018 ]
With her flexible, slender but dark-timbred mezzo-soprano, Joyce DiDonato is the star guest at Sir Simon Rattle's side during the New Year's Eve Concert, singing Richard Strauss's lavishly beautiful orchestral songs. The programme also includes works...
SHOSTAKOVICH / BEETHOVEN / BIZET
Martha Argerich (piano) with David Guerrier (trumpet) / Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, Gabor Takacs-Nagy
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 1/Apr/2018 ]
Martha Argerich is widely regarded as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century.
WIDMANN / LISZT / SCHUBERT / WAGNER
Martha Argerich & Daniel Barenboim: Live from the BBC Proms 2016
Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Martha Argerich (piano) / West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 28/Mar/2018 ]
The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, a symbol of tolerance and understanding between people, opens with Jörg Widman's Con brio and are then joined by the legendary Martha Argerich for Franz Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 1.