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New Year's Concert 2014 / Daniel Barenboim, Vienna PO
New Year's Concert 2014 / Daniel Barenboim, Vienna PO

2 CD / Sony Classical / 2014-01-21

Works: Eduard Strauss: Helen Quadrille, Op 14; Josef Strauss: Friedenspalmen, walzer, Op. 207; Bouquet-Polka, Op. 188; Neckerei, polka mazurka for orchestra, Op. 262; Schabernack, polka schnell for orchestr...
Performers: Scharf, Wilfried
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Since 1939, the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Concert has become a tradition and the world's most famous classical music event. The list of names of...continue...
Recording information: Goldener Saal des Wiener Musikvereins (01/01/2014)....continue...
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Salzburg Festival Opening Concerts, 2008-2011 / Barenboim, Boulez, Harnoncourt, Garanca, Vogt, Pape, Prohaska, Roschmann [4 DVD]
Salzburg Festival Opening Concerts, 2008-2011 / Barenboim, Boulez, Harnoncourt, Garanca, Vogt, Pape, Prohaska, Roschmann [4 DVD]

4 DVD Video / C Major Video / 2013-09-24

Works: Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales; Béla Bartók: Concerto for Piano no 1, Sz 83; Igor Stravinsky: Firebird; Franz Schubert: German Dances (6) for Piano, D 820; Symphony no 9 in C...
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre; Harnoncourt, Nikolaus; Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

These four Salzburg Festival Opening Concerts are now available in a hardcover slipcase for a very attractive price! Top casts with Pierre Boulez, Daniel Barenboim,...continue...
Run Time: 365 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
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Sommernachts Konzert 2013 (Summer Night Concert): Music of Verdi, Wagner, StraussII / Maazel, Vienna PO [DVD]
Sommernachts Konzert 2013 (Summer Night Concert): Music of Verdi, Wagner, StraussII / Maazel, Vienna PO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Sony Classical / 2013-07-30

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; I lombardi; Otello; Luisa Miller; La Forza del destino; Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Tristan und Isolde; Die Walküre; Johann Strauss II: Wien...
Performers: Schade, Michael
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Sony Classical is proud to release the Summer Night Concert 2013 with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Lorin Maazel, featuring the music of Verdi...continue...
Run Time: 60 min.
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Sommernachts Konzert 2013 (Summer Night Concert): Music of Verdi, Wagner, StraussII / Maazel, Vienna PO
Sommernachts Konzert 2013 (Summer Night Concert): Music of Verdi, Wagner, StraussII / Maazel, Vienna PO

1 CD / Sony Classical / 2013-07-30

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; I Lombardi alla prima crociata; Otello; Luisa Miller; La forza del destino; Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Tristan und Isolde; Lohengrin; Die Walk&u...
Performers: Schade, Michael
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Sony Classical is proud to release the Summer Night Concert 2013 with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Lorin Maazel, featuring the music of Verdi...continue...
Recording information: Vienna, Schloss Schönbrunn (05/30/2013)....continue...
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Verdi: Otello / Antonenko, Poplavskaya, Alvarez, Di Castri, Costello, Ceron, Petrenko [Blu-Ray]
Verdi: Otello / Antonenko, Poplavskaya, Alvarez, Di Castri, Costello, Ceron, Petrenko [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / C Major Video / 2013-06-25

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Alvarez, Carlos; Antonenko, Aleksandrs; Castri, Barbara Di; Ceron, Antonello; Costello, Stephen; Petrenko, Mikhail; Poplavskaia, Marina
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Oberto was Verdi's first staged operas and was heard for the first time at La Scala, Milan in November 1839. As a young and unknown...continue...
Run Time: 153 min.
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Verdi: Otello / Antonenko, Poplavskaya, Alvarez, Di Castri, Costello, Ceron, Petrenko [DVD]
Verdi: Otello / Antonenko, Poplavskaya, Alvarez, Di Castri, Costello, Ceron, Petrenko [DVD]

1 DVD Video / C Major Video / 2013-06-25

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Alvarez, Carlos; Antonenko, Aleksandrs; Castri, Barbara Di; Ceron, Antonello; Costello, Stephen; Petrenko, Mikhail; Poplavskaia, Marina
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Oberto was Verdi's first staged operas and was heard for the first time at La Scala, Milan in November 1839. As a young and unknown...continue...
Run Time: 153 min.
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Strauss Family, Lehar: Waltzes, Polkas & Overtures / Rudolf Kempe
Strauss Family, Lehar: Waltzes, Polkas & Overtures / Rudolf Kempe

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-01-08

Works: Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus; Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald; Leichtes Blut, Op. 319; Indigo und die vierzig Räuber; 'Im Krapfenwaldl' Polka francaise, Op. 336; Kaiserwaltzer Waltz, Op. 437...
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Without exception, the second edition in the RED LINE series feature absolute classics from the EMI catalog. These fantastic pieces range from Chopin to Beethoven...continue...
Recording information: Musikvereinssaal, Vienna, Austria (1958-02-12&1958-02-19_1958-)....continue...
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Hans Knappertsbusch conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Berlioz: Invitation to the Dance; Schubert: Marche Militaire No. 1; Strauss: Annen Polka etc.; et. al.
Hans Knappertsbusch conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Berlioz: Invitation to the Dance; Schubert: Marche Militaire No. 1; Strauss: Annen Polka etc.; et. al.

1 CD / Guild / 2012-11-13

Works: Otto Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor), overture to the opera; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a; Carl Maria von Weber: Invitation to the Dance,...
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

One does not associate Hans Knappertsbusch with music in the lighter vein, but this recording demonstrates not only his affinity for but also his fondness...continue...
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Schumann: Symphony no 4; R. Strauss: Death & Transfiguration / Knappertsbush, Vienna PO
Schumann: Symphony no 4; R. Strauss: Death & Transfiguration / Knappertsbush, Vienna PO

2 CD / Italian Discographic Society / 2012-10-30

Works: Robert Schumann: Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120; Richard Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

This CD completes the series of live recordings made by Hans Knappertsbush with the Wiener Philharmonic at the beginning of the 60'. These works are...continue...
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IDI 6655
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 / Karajan, Vienna PO
Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 / Karajan, Vienna PO

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-10-09

Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2; Sonata No. 3; Etude No. 3, Op. 10 / Lang Lang, piano
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2; Sonata No. 3; Etude No. 3, Op. 10 / Lang Lang, piano

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-10-02

Works: Frédéric Chopin: Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21; Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, Op. 58; Etude for piano no 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16
Performers: Lang Lang
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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Knappertsbusch conducts Bruckner: Symphonies no 8 & 9 / Vienna PO (1961); Berlin PO (1950)
Knappertsbusch conducts Bruckner: Symphonies no 8 & 9 / Vienna PO (1961); Berlin PO (1950)

2 CD / Music & Arts / 2012-07-31

Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 9 in D minor, WAB 109; Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor Hans Knappertsbusch has always aroused controversy over his Bruckner performances due to his perceived lassitude of tempo and allegiance to first-published editions. Tempo flexibility,...continue...
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Johann Strauss: The Blue Danube and Famous Viennese Waltzes / Karl Bohm, Vienna PO
Johann Strauss: The Blue Danube and Famous Viennese Waltzes / Karl Bohm, Vienna PO

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-07-24

Works: Johann Strauss II: An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314; Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214; Kaiserwaltzer Waltz, Op. 437; Morgenblätter, Op. 279; Das Spitzentuch der Königin; Annen-Polka...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Kleiber, Carlos
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Johann Strauss II earned the title of "Waltz King" with over 500 waltzes, polkas, several operettas and a ballet. The incomparable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra bring...continue...

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Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites - Nutcracker; Sleeping Beauty; Swan Lake / Karajan - Vienna PO
Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites - Nutcracker; Sleeping Beauty; Swan Lake / Karajan - Vienna PO

1 CD / Decca / 2012-07-24

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a; Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a; Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a
Performers: Brabec, Emanuel; Sivo, Josef
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Tchaikovsky's three classic ballets combine his remarkable gift for melody with sparkling orchestration and a real sense of theatrical magic. Herber von Karajan and the...continue...
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Brahms: 21 Hungarian Dances / Abbado - Vienna PO
Brahms: 21 Hungarian Dances / Abbado - Vienna PO

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-04-10

Works: Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Deutsche Grammophon presents First Choice, its new flagship mid-price series. The series features top artists - Claudio Abbado, the Emerson String Quartet, Helene Grimaud, Herber...continue...
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Anna Netrebko sings Opera Arias
Anna Netrebko sings Opera Arias

1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-04-10

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo; Don Giovanni; Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23; Jules Massenet: Manon; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor; Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, opera...
Performers: Aronson, David; Garanca, Elina; Netrebko, Anna
Conductors: Noseda, Gianandrea
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Deutsche Grammophon presents First Choice, its new flagship mid-price series. The series features top artists - Claudio Abbado, the Emerson String Quartet, Helene Grimaud, Herber...continue...
Recording information: Vienna, musikverein, Grosser Saal (03/2003)....continue...
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Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 8 / Riccardo Muti, Vienna Philharmonic
Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 8 / Riccardo Muti, Vienna Philharmonic

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-14

Works: Franz Schubert: Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"; Symphony no 1 in D major, D 82
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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EMI 317142C
New Year's Concert 2012 / Mariss Jansons, Vienna PO [DVD]
New Year's Concert 2012 / Mariss Jansons, Vienna PO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Sony Classical / 2012-02-07

Works: Johann II Strauss and Josef: Vaterländischer Marsch; Johann Strauss II: Rathausball-Tänze, Op. 438; Der lustige Krieg (The Merry War), operetta (RV 509); Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214; Alb...
Conductors: Jansons, Mariss
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Run Time: 145 min.
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New Year's Concert 2012 / Mariss Jansons, Vienna PO [Blu-Ray]
New Year's Concert 2012 / Mariss Jansons, Vienna PO [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Sony Classical / 2012-02-07

Works: Johann II Strauss and Josef: Vaterländischer Marsch; Johann Strauss II: Rathausball-Tänze, Op. 438; Der lustige Krieg (The Merry War), operetta (RV 509); Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214; Alb...
Conductors: Jansons, Mariss
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Run Time: 145 min.
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
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Wilhelm Backhaus Live in Vienna: Brahms Piano Concertos nos 1 & 2; Haydn: Sonata
Wilhelm Backhaus Live in Vienna: Brahms Piano Concertos nos 1 & 2; Haydn: Sonata

2 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2011-11-15

Works: Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15; Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83; Franz Joseph Haydn: F Minor Variations; Fantasia for Piano in C major, H 17 no 4; Sonata ...
Performers: Backhaus, Wilhelm [Piano]
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Schuricht, Carl
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Meeting Brahms in January 1895 and experiencing him as a conductor was probably a crucial experience for the 10 year old Backhaus, as far as...continue...
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PRF 11051
New Year's Concert 2002 / Seiji Ozawa, Vienna Philharmonic [DVD]
New Year's Concert 2002 / Seiji Ozawa, Vienna Philharmonic [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2011-11-15

Works: Johann Strauss II: Zivio!, March, Op. 456; Carnevals-Botschafter, Op. 270; Künstlerleben, Op. 316; Die Fledermaus; Perpetuum mobile, Op. 257 "Musikalischer Scherz"; Elisen-Polka, polka franç...
Conductors: Ozawa, Seiji
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

It has long been a Philharmonic tradition at the New Year to present a program consisting of the lively and nostalgic music from the vast...continue...
Run Time: 141 min.
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Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
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Knappertsbusch Conducts Bruckner Symphonies nos 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9; Wagner
Knappertsbusch Conducts Bruckner Symphonies nos 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9; Wagner

6 CD / Music & Arts / 2011-11-08

Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103; Symphony no 4 in E flat major, WAB 104 "Romantic"; Symphony no 5 in B flat major, WAB 105; Symphony no 7 in E major, WAB 107; Symphony no 8 in C min...
Performers: Aldenhoff, Bernd; Cunitz, Maud; Rohr, Otto van
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: ; Bavarian State Orchestra; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Munich Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

A newly restored collection of previously released (and no longer available) Knappertbusch best sellers from the Music and Arts catalog. Bruckner's Symphony No. 3 was...continue...
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M&A 1256
Liszt - My Piano Hero / Lang Lang, piano
Liszt - My Piano Hero / Lang Lang, piano

1 CD / Sony Classical / 2011-10-04

Works: Franz Liszt: Romance, for piano in E minor, S. 169 (LW A148); La Campanella II, etude for piano in G sharp minor (Grand Paganini Étude no 3), S. 141/3 (LW A173/3; Consolations (6) for Piano, S...
Performers: Lang Lang
Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

"His talents are most generously indulged, however, in the Paganini study "La Campanella", a showcase of effusive flurries, sudden shifts of mood and rippling trills...continue...
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Liszt - My Piano Hero / Lang Lang, piano
Liszt - My Piano Hero / Lang Lang, piano

2 CD / Sony Classical / 2011-10-04

Works: Franz Liszt: Romance, for piano in E minor, S. 169 (LW A148); La Campanella II, etude for piano in G sharp minor (Grand Paganini Étude no 3), S. 141/3 (LW A173/3; Consolations (6) for Piano, S...
Performers: Lang Lang
Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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Schumann: The Complete Symphonies / Muti - Vienna PO
Schumann: The Complete Symphonies / Muti - Vienna PO

2 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-09-27

Works: Robert Schumann: Symphony no 1 in B flat major ("Spring"), Op. 38; Symphony no 4 in D minor, Op. 120; Symphony no 2 in C major, Op. 61; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 97 "Rhenish"
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Regarded as one of the greatest and most representative composers of the Romantic era, Robert Schumann wrote many remarkable symphonies, all of which are recorded...continue...
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J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus: Complete Opera Plus Bonus Gala Scene / Gueden, Kmentt, Koth, Berry, Waechter
J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus: Complete Opera Plus Bonus Gala Scene / Gueden, Kmentt, Koth, Berry, Waechter

2 CD / Musical Concepts / 2011-09-13

Works: Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus; Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow; Land of Smiles; Benedetto Ferrari: Domino; Frederick Loewe: I Could Have Danced All Night, song (for the musical My Fair Lady); E...
Performers: Bastianini, Ettore; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Corena, Fernando; Del Monaco, Mario; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Price, Leontyne; Simionato, Giulietta;...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Legendary recording of Strauss II's opera, featuring some of the greatest opera stars of the mid-twentieth century. In addition to the opera itself - which...continue...
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Wagner: Lohengrin [Highlights] / Thomas, Grummer, Fischer-Dieskau, Ludwig, Frick
Wagner: Lohengrin [Highlights] / Thomas, Grummer, Fischer-Dieskau, Ludwig, Frick

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-09-13

Works: Richard Wagner: Lohengrin; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Frick, Gottlob; Grummer, Elisabeth; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo soprano]; Thomas, Jess; Wiener, Otto
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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Thomas combines ardour and anguish as well as any. Fischer-Dieskau is a formidable (but never over-emphatic) antagonist, and Gottlob Frick a majestic King Henry
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Hans Knappertsbusch: Beethoven & Wagner [DVD]
Hans Knappertsbusch: Beethoven & Wagner [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2011-08-30

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture no 3 in C major, Op. 72a; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Performers: Backhaus, Wilhelm; Nilsson, Birgit
Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

When conductor Hans Knappertsbusch first met the Vienna Philharmonic he only rehearsed the first part of the program with the musicians. When asked why he...continue...
Run Time: 81 min.
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Salzburg Festival Opening Concert 2010 / Barenboim, VPO [DVD]
Salzburg Festival Opening Concert 2010 / Barenboim, VPO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / C Major Video / 2011-08-30

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Pierre Boulez: Notations (12) for Orchestra; Anton Bruckner: Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Performers: Barenboim, Daniel; Garanca, Elina; Pape, Rene; Roschmann, Dorothea; Vogt, Klaus Florian
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

The opening concert of the Salzburg Festival is regarded by many as the world's most renowned music festival, and is therefore, by tradition a high-profile...continue...
Run Time: 85 min.
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Salzburg Festival Opening Concert 2010 / Barenboim, VPO [Blu-Ray]
Salzburg Festival Opening Concert 2010 / Barenboim, VPO [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / C Major Video / 2011-08-30

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Pierre Boulez: Notations (12) for Orchestra; Anton Bruckner: Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Performers: Barenboim, Daniel; Garanca, Elina; Pape, Rene; Roschmann, Dorothea; Vogt, Klaus Florian
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

The opening concert of the Salzburg Festival is regarded by many as the world's most renowned music festival, and is therefore, by tradition a high-profile...continue...
Run Time: 85 min.
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Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera / Solti, Domingo, Barstow, Quivar [DVD]
Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera / Solti, Domingo, Barstow, Quivar [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2011-07-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Performers: Domingo, Placido; Jo, Sumi; Nucci, Leo; Quivar, Florence; Rydl, Kurt; Simic, Goran
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

Released on DVD comes another gem from the archives of Austrian Television. Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball) tells the story of the assassination...continue...
Run Time: 145 min.
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Very Best of Kyung-Wha Chung
Very Best of Kyung-Wha Chung

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera"; Autumn (The Four Seasons); Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat, Op. 97 "Archduke"; Concerto...
Performers: Chung, Kyung-Wha [Violin]; Frankl, Peter; Golan, Itamar [Piano]; Wolinsky, Robert
Conductors: Chung, Kyung-Wha; ; Tennstedt, Klaus; Muti, Riccardo; Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Chung Trio; City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Philadelphia Orchestra; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; St Luke's Chamber Ensemble; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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EMI 947802
Brahms: The Complete Symphonies / Giulini
Brahms: The Complete Symphonies / Giulini

4 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-05-31

Works: Johannes Brahms: Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 73; Symphony no 3 in F major, Op. 90; Variations on a Theme of Haydn for orchestra, Op. 56a "St. Anthony"; Symphony no...
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

If the 4 Symphonies have their own personalities, ranging from the exuberance of the 1st to the brooding of the 4th, then Giulini fills out...continue...
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Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini / Gergiev, Fritz, Kovalevska, Naouri [Blu-Ray]
Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini / Gergiev, Fritz, Kovalevska, Naouri [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Naxos (USA) / 2011-04-26

Works: Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23
Performers: Fritz, Burkhard; Kovalevska, Maija; Mas, Xavier; Naouri, Laurent; Petrenko, Mikhail; Plachetka, Adam; Tagliavini, Roberto
Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

"A mix of futurism a la Metropolis, fantasy a la Batman and quotes from Piranesi's Carceri, juxtaposed in the form of photo montages, enhanced with......continue...
Run Time: 164 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
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New Year's Day Concert 2011 / Franz Welser-Most/Vienna PO [DVD]
New Year's Day Concert 2011 / Franz Welser-Most/Vienna PO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2011-02-08

Works: Johann Strauss II: Reitermarsch (Riders March), for orchestra, Op. 428 (RV 428); Simplicius; Amazonen-Polka, for orchestra, Op. 9 (RV 9); Debut-Quadrille, for orchestra, Op. 2 (RV 2); Mutig voran!, s...
Conductors: Welser-Möst, Franz
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS 5.0 Surround
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Introducing Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 / Boulez, VPO [DVD]
Introducing Bruckner: Symphony No. 8 / Boulez, VPO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2010-09-28

Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 8 in C minor, WAB 108
Conductors: Boulez, Pierre
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Introducing Masterpieces of Classical Music is an informative and entertaining guide to some of the most important symphonic works of music history. As well as...continue...
Run Time: 109 min.
Region: All
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Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
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2009 Salzburg Festival Opening Concert / Harnoncourt/Vienna PO [DVD]
2009 Salzburg Festival Opening Concert / Harnoncourt/Vienna PO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / C Major Video / 2010-08-31

Works: Franz Schubert: German Dances (6) for Piano, D 820; Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 "Great"; Josef Strauss: Frauenherz, Op. 166; Delirien, Op. 212; Pêle-mêle, Op. 161
Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

In one of the most unusual concerts of recent decades, Nikolaus Harnoncourt launched the 2009 Salzburg Festival with an exploration of the dance element in...continue...
Run Time: 95 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
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CME 702708
Verdi: Otello / Muti, Antonenko, Poplavskaya, Alvarez [Blu-Ray]
Verdi: Otello / Muti, Antonenko, Poplavskaya, Alvarez [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / C Major Video / 2010-03-30

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Alvarez, Carlos; Antonenko, Aleksandrs; Ceron, Antonello; Costello, Stephen; Del Savio, Simone; Di Castri, Barbara; Petrenko, Mikhail; Poplavskaya, Marina; Porta, Andrea
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Salzburg Festival Childrens' Chorus; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

This live production from the 2008 Salzburg Festival features young singers Marina Poplavskaya and Stephen Costello and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of...continue...
Run Time: 163 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS HD Master Audio 7.1
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Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini / Gergiev/Vienna PO, Fritz, Kovalevska [DVD]
Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini / Gergiev/Vienna PO, Fritz, Kovalevska [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Naxos (USA) / 2009-12-15

Works: Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23
Performers: Fritz, Burkhard; Kovalevska, Maija; Mas, Xavier; Naouri, Laurent; Petrenko, Mikhail; Plachetka, Adam; Tagliavini, Roberto
Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

‘A mix of futurism a la Metropolis, fantasy a la Batman and quotes from Piranesi's Carceri, juxtaposed in the form of photo montages, enhanced withrobots,...continue...
Run Time: 164 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 19:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 2.0, Dolby Surround 5.0, DTS 5.0
Subtitles: English, Fren...continue...
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Schuricht conducts Bruckner & Haydn
Schuricht conducts Bruckner & Haydn

1 CD / Medici Masters / 2009-08-25

Works: Anton Bruckner: Symphony no 3 in D minor, WAB 103; Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony no 86 in D major, H 1 no 86
Conductors: Schuricht, Carl
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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MEDM 016
Summer Night Concert Schoenbrunn 2009 / Barenboim/VPO [DVD]
Summer Night Concert Schoenbrunn 2009 / Barenboim/VPO [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon / 2009-08-25

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"; Manuel de Falla: Nights in the gardens of Spain; Modest Mussorgsky: Night on the Bare Mountain; Johann Strauss Jr.:...
Conductors: Barenboim, Daniel
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

On June 4th, 2009, Daniel Barenboim and the Wiener Philharmoniker graced the Viennese public with a free openair concert on the grounds of Schonbrunn Palace....continue...
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Jose Carreras - Misa Criolla & Other Works, Wagner, Berlioz / Abbado [DVD]
Jose Carreras - Misa Criolla & Other Works, Wagner, Berlioz / Abbado [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2009-08-25

Works: Ariel Ramirez: Misa Criolla; Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Hector Berlioz: Te Deum, Op. 22
Performers: Bavaj, Lorenzo; Carreras, Jose; Haselbock, Martin
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Chorus; Tölz Boys Choir ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Ariel Ramirez's 'Misa Criolla', which combines South American folk music and classical music, Berlioz's 'Te Deum' and the overture to Wagner's 'Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg'...continue...
Run Time: 108 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
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Rossini: La Cenerentola / Chailly/VPO, Murray, Araiza, Quilico [DVD]
Rossini: La Cenerentola / Chailly/VPO, Murray, Araiza, Quilico [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2009-06-30

Works: Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola
Performers: Araiza, Francisco; Berry, Walter; Denning, Angela; Evangelatos, Daphne; Murray, Ann; Quilico, Gino; Schone, Wolfgang
Conductors: Chailly, Riccardo
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus

This witty production of the classic Cinderella fairy tale, 'La Cenerentola', by Gioacchino Rossini, is performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus at the...continue...
Run Time: 171 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish
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AHM 100215
Verdi: La Traviata / Rizzi/Vienna PO, Netrebko, Villazon, Hampson [Blu-Ray]
Verdi: La Traviata / Rizzi/Vienna PO, Netrebko, Villazon, Hampson [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Deutsche Grammophon / 2009-05-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Cordella, Salvatore; Gay, Paul; Hampson, Thomas; Netrebko, Anna; Pilcher, Diane; Schneiderman, Helene; Villazon, Rolando; Wallen, Herman
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

This is a BLU-RAY disc and will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as DGG B000692209. The infamous and...continue...
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Icon - Hans Hotter sings Bach, Brahms, Schubert, etc
Icon - Hans Hotter sings Bach, Brahms, Schubert, etc

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-04-21

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 82, "Ich habe genug" BWV 82; Johannes Brahms: German Requiem, Op. 45; Serious Songs (4), Op. 121; Songs (6) for voice & piano, Op. 86; Mit vierzig Jahren ist der Ber...
Performers: Graml, Helmut; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Jones, Geraint; Kuen, Paul; Lagger, Peter; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Nilsson, Birgit [Soprano Vocal]; Raucheisen, Michael; Schmitt-Walter, Karl; Sutcliffe,...
Conductors: Bernard, Anthony; Karajan, Herbert v.; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Zallinger, Meinhard von; Ludwig, Leopold
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

World-renowned singer Hans Hotter made a career for himself singing the great Wagnerian bass-baritone roles. His magnetic stage presence and booming tone made him ideal...continue...
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EMI 649012B
Heritage Masters - Brahms: Piano Concertos no 1 & 2 / Curzon, Szell, Knappertsbusch, et al
Heritage Masters - Brahms: Piano Concertos no 1 & 2 / Curzon, Szell, Knappertsbusch, et al

2 CD / Decca Imports / 2009-03-31

Works: Johannes Brahms: Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15; Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83
Performers: Curzon, Clifford [Piano]
Conductors: Szell, George; Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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Heritage Masters - Wagner: Das Rheingold / Solti, Flagstad, London, et al
Heritage Masters - Wagner: Das Rheingold / Solti, Flagstad, London, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2009-03-31

Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold
Performers: Böhme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Balsborg, Oda; Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]; Kmentt, Waldemar; Kreppel, Walter; Kuen, Paul; London, George [Baritone Vocal]; Madeira, Jean; Malaniuk, Ira; Neidlin...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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DEC B001268402
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3; Bartok: Miraculous Mandarin, suite / Dohnanyi/Vienna PO [DVD]
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3; Bartok: Miraculous Mandarin, suite / Dohnanyi/Vienna PO [DVD]

3 DVD Video / EuroArts / 2009-03-31

Works: Béla Bartók: Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19/Sz 73; Richard Strauss: Burleske for Piano and Orchestra in D minor, AV 85; Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"
Performers: Buchbinder, Rudolf
Conductors: Dohnányi, Christoph von
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

A versatile and highly respected conductor, Christoph von Dohnanyi has pursued a remarkable career both in Europe and the United States. His work has always...continue...
Run Time: 82 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
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EUA 2072208
The Art of Bernard Haitink
The Art of Bernard Haitink

7 CD / Decca / 2009-03-17

Works: Antonin Dvorák: Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141; Bedrich Smetana: Má vlast; Franz Schubert: Symphony no 8 in B minor, D 759 "Unfinished"; Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 7 in A maj...
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Released in honor of Bernard Haitink's 80th birthday (March 4th, 2009), this 7-CD box set is available at a special budget price. It includes selections...continue...
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DEC B001267402
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Rare Recordings 1946-1954 - Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi, Charpentier, Puccini
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf - Rare Recordings 1946-1954 - Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi, Charpentier, Puccini

1 CD / Italian Discographic Society / 2009-02-24

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Il rè pastore, K 208; Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384; Don Giovanni, K 527; Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72; ...
Performers: Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth
Conductors:
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

The present CD features a series of rare recordings made by the German singer between 1946 and 1954. Some of them portray her in roles...continue...
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