Musical legend Leonard Bernstein is profiled in the excellent documentary ‘Larger than Life’ on Blu-ray from classical label C Major.
William Christie, Luc Bondy, and Les Arts Florissants offer up a fine production of Handel’s opera ‘Hercules’ on Blu-ray from BelAir Classiques.
Arthaus Musik resurrects this 1983 performance of the 18th Century English music hall classic ‘The Beggar’s Opera,’ out on Blu-ray now.
The orchestra and ballet of Teatro alla Scala offer up a brilliant version of Nureyev’s ballet ‘Don Quixote’ in this Blu-ray release from C Major.
Famed 19th century French playwright Henry de Montherlant was so enthralled by a romantic account of an ill-fated love affair between 14th century Portuguese Prince Pedro, and his wife’s lady-in-waiting, Ines de Castro, that he based a very successful stage play, La Reine Morte (The Dead Queen) on this story. Contemporary French choreographer, Kader Belarbi discovered […]
Werner Herzog’s compelling 1995 documentary on enigmatic Renaissance composer Carlo Gesualdo, ‘Death for Five Voices,’ is out on Blu-ray from Arthaus Musik.
The Royal Ballet and Opus Arte offer up another sumptuous delight of Frederick Ashton’s take on the ballet La Fille Mal Gardée on Blu-ray.
Steve Reich’s score is granted a mesmerizing dance production by the Ballet de l’Opera National de Paris in this BelAir Classiques Blu-ray.
An abridged performance in a beautiful space of Rossini’s opera Mosé is offered up from Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano on Blu-ray from C Major.
Daniel Barenboim conducts a seriously revised version of Wagner’s Tannhauser out on Blu-ray from BelAir Classiques