Below is a list of all In Stock classical DVD titles.
GILBERT AND SULLIVAN
The Gilbert & Sullivan Collection [6 popular operettas]
Opera Australia / Anthony Warlow, David Hobson, Christine Douglas, Heather Begg, Colette Mann & many others
[ ABC Classics DVD / 5 DVD Box Set - released 28/Mar/2018 ]
Opera Australia and ABC Classics present a new collection of six classic productions of the best-loved Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. Deliciously funny plots, poking at the underside of just about every respectable institution of society.
TCHAIKOVSKY / ADAM / DELIBES / VERDI / MOZART / PUCCINI / etc
An Evening with the Royal Ballet & Royal Opera
The Royal Opera & Ballet / Carlos Acosta, Alina Cojocaru, Marianela Nunez, Darcey Bussell, Miah Persson, Jonas Kaufmann, Sarah Connolly, Diana Damrau
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD Box Set - released 13/Mar/2018 ]
Take a seat in the stalls at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, for an unforgettable evening of ballet and opera highlights performed by world-renowned stars of The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet past and present. This special two-DVD set...
RICHARD STRAUSS / ANTON BRUCKNER / HUGO WOLF
Renee Fleming in Concert (recorded live in 2011 & 2012)
Renee Fleming (soprano) / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD Box Set - released 5/Mar/2018 ]
Two unforgettable evenings showcase the artistry of Renée Fleming alongside Christian Thielemann's mastery of the Austro-German Romantic idiom...."Beautifully filmed and recorded … worthy of special praise." (MusicWeb Nov 2013)
J. S. BACH
Bach: St Matthew Passion BWV 244 (complete oratorio recorded in 2017)
Benedikt Kristjánsson, Krešimir Stražanac, Gerlinde Sämann, Isabel Jantschek, Benno Schachtner, Paul Schweinester / Gaechinger Cantorey, Hans-Christop
[ Accentus DVD / 2 DVD - released 25/Feb/2018 ]
"The vocal soloists are all excellent, fairly extrovert whether in a mode of declamation or confession; Benno Schachtner's alto and Benedikt Kristjánsson's Evangelist are most vividly drawn and sung...Powerful musical values underpin the enterprise."
PYOTTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (Complete ballet recorded in 2017)
The Royal Ballet / Marianela Nuñez, Vadim Muntagirov, Kristen Mcnally & Claire Calvert / Koen Kessels
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2018 ]
Royal Ballet Principal Marianela Nuñez delights as Princess Aurora, with Vadim Muntagirov as her Prince Florimund, in this performance of a timeless classic. Marius Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's repertory,...
W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Così fan tutte, K588 (complete opera recorded in 2013)
Salzburg Festival / Malin Hartelius, Luca Pisaroni, Marie-Claude Chappuis, Martin Mitterrutzner, Gerald Finley / Christoph Eschenbach (cond)
[ EuroArts DVD / 2 DVD - released 18/Feb/2018 ]
"It is all beautifully performed by a convincingly young-looking cast. Malin Hartelius sings a ravishing 'Per pietà'…Martin Mitterrutzner's free, easy tenor is just right for the high-lying part of Ferrando" Gramophone
Monteverdi: 3 x Poppea - L'Incoronazione di Poppea (complete operas recorded in 1993, 2010 & 2013)
Norwegian National Opera with Birgitte Christensen, Jacek Laszczkowski / Concerto Koln, Rene Jacobs / Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Eric Gauthier, Anneleen R
[ EuroArts DVD / 3 DVD Box Set - released 2/Feb/2018 ]
Three different approaches to the enigmatic mistress of Roman Emperor Nero - in one box: watch Poppea in two contrasting opera productions plus as a futuristic ballet performance. Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea Orchestra of the Norwegian...
Strauss, (R.): Der Rosenkavalier (complete opera recorded in 2017)
Metropolitan Opera / Renee Fleming, Elina Garanca, Gunther Groissbock, Erin Morley / Sebastian Weigle (cond)
[ Decca DVD / 2 DVD - released 26/Jan/2018 ]
"The dramatic chemistry between Ms. Fleming and Ms. Garanča came through in their every exchange" New York Times
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (complete ballet recorded in 2016)
The Royal Ballet / Lauren Cuthbertson, Federico Bonelli, Francesca Hayward, Alexander Campbell / Boris Gruzin (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 28/Nov/2017 ]
The Royal Ballet's The Nutcracker is the quintessential Christmas ballet. When her nutcracker toy comes to life, young Clara is transported by the magician Drosselmeyer to a magical world of excitement and delight. Lauren Cuthbertson and Federico...
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 2016)
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Charles Castronovo, Diana Damrau, Ludovic Tezier, Kwangchul Youn / Daniel Oren, conductor
[ Erato / Warner Classics DVD / DVD - released 25/Oct/2017 ]
Diana Damrau's reputation as the world's leading coloratura soprano has been built on her extraordinary technical virtuosity, her sensitive musicianship and her acute psychological insight. In Katie Mitchell's sometimes radical production of Lucia di...
PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY / BOHUSLAV MARTINU
Tchaikosvky/Martinu: Anastasia (Complete ballet recorded in 2016)
The Royal Ballet / Natalia Osipova, Marianela Nuñez, Federico Bonelli / Simon Hewett (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Oct/2017 ]
Royal Ballet Principal Natalia Osipova dances the title role in Kenneth MacMillan's haunting ballet, to atmospheric music by Tchaikovsky and Martinů. Anastasia tells the story of Anna Anderson who, following the Russian Revolution and the murder of...
LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Seiji Ozawa at the Matsumoto Festival - Beethoven
Martha Argerich (piano) / Saito Kinen Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa
[ EuroArts Music DVD / DVD - released 1/Oct/2017 ]
Seiji Ozawa is not only a world-famous Japanese conductor, but also a founder and director of the Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto, home of the Saito Kinen Orchestra, which in 2015 was renamed the Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival (OMF). I
Donizetti: La Favorite [complete opera recorded in 201omplete opera recorded in 2016]
Bavarian State Opera / Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecień, Elina Garanca, Mika Kares / Karel Mark Chichon (cond)
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / 2 DVD - released 20/Sep/2017 ]
The premiere of the French version of Gaetano Donizetti's La Favorite at the Bayerische Staatsoper on 23 October 2016 was a memorable event and this is why: • star mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanca gave her acclaimed theatrical role debut as Léonor de...
BEETHOVEN / SIBELIUS / HAYDN / DEBUSSY / BERNSTEIN
Leonard Bernstein Vol 1
Various orchestras conducted by Leonard Bernstein, with James Taylor, Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Peter Serkin, Emanuel Ax (pianos), Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
[ C Major DVD / 6 DVD Box Set - released 20/Sep/2017 ]
A box set celebrating Leonard Bernstein's upcoming 100th birthday including concerts with the Wiener Philharmoniker and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia as well as the prizewinning documentary Leonard Bernstein: Larger than...
Shakespeare: The Tempest (recorded live in 2017)
Royal Shakespeare Company / Simon Russell Beale, Joe Dixon, Mark Quartley, Jenny Rainsford, Simon Trinder
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
In a unique partnership with Intel, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production uses today's most advanced technology in a bold reimagining of Shakespeare's magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience. Simon Russell Beale returns to...
JOHANN STRAUSS / JOSEF STRAUSS / JOSEF HELLMESBERGER JUN.
Strauss: New Year's Concert 2002
Wiener Philharmoniker, Seiji Ozawa (conductor)
[ Arthaus DVD / DVD - released 13/Jul/2017 ]
It has long been a Philharmonic New Year's Day tradition to present a program consisting of the lively and at the same time nostalgic music from the vast repertoire of the Johann Strauss family and their contemporaries. These concerts not only...
Braunfels: Ulenspiegel (complete opera recorded in 2014)
EntArteOpera / Marc Horus, Christa Ratzenböck, Joachim Goltz, Hans Peter Scheidegger / Martin Sieghart (cond)
[ Capriccio DVD / DVD - released 12/Jul/2017 ]
Charles de Coster's novel Thyl Ulenspiegel provided the source for Braunfels' opera of the same name. It narrates one of the darkest chapters in human history - the Spanish Inquisition in 16th-century Flanders.
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann [The Tales of Hoffmann] (compete opera recorded in 2016)
The Royal Opera / Vittorio Grigolo, Kate Lindsey, Thomas Hampson, Christine Rice, Sonya Yoncheva / Evelino Pidò (cond)
[ Sony Classical DVD / 2 DVD - released 10/Jul/2017 ]
"Vittorio Grigolo acts with terrific fervour as both the drunken wreck of the exordia and the ingenuous patsy of the central episodes, making the conflicted character deeply sympathetic if faintly risible." Telegraph
LIGETI / WAGNER / ELGAR / STRAVINSKY
Sir Simon Rattle & Sol Gabetta (Recorded live at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2014)
Sol Gabetta (cello) / Berliner Philharmoniker [Berlin Philharmonic], Simon Rattle
[ EuroArts DVD / DVD - released 10/Apr/2017 ]
"Rattle's presence can be heard, and felt, in virtually every bar of the score: the way he moulds phrases, nudges details to the fore, bends the line, holds tight to a salient accompanying detail (especially along the lower end of the spectrum) or re
GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel Box Set: Rinaldo / Saul / Giulio Cesare (Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, 2005-2015)
Glyndebourne Opera / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Sarah Connolly, Danielle de Niese, Christopher Purves, Iestyn Davies / Orchestra of the Age of Enligh
[ Opus Arte DVD / 5 DVD Box Set - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"Dantone conducts a strongly characterised performance founded on the alert playing of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment." (BBC Music on Rinaldo)