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Mozart left his Singspiel Zaide unfinished, but its wonderful music is most definitely still worth performing. And which director is better suited to staging this tale of slavery and love than Peter Sellars, who is famous for the tremendous passion…

Total running time
108 mins
When, how and where can one have more pleasant dreams of faraway, mysterious worlds than at the Berliner Philharmoniker’s traditional Waldbühne concert? Join us on a journey to magical, distant places under summer skies... The Berliner Philharmoniker…
Total running time
90 mins

Peter Konwitschny’s celebrated and innovative staging of Wagner’s Lohengrin was recorded at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona in 2006, where it was revived as an unconventional and spectacular view on the piece. Originally staged in Hamburg in…

Total running time
223 mins

A classic production from the Bayreuth Festival is made available here for the first time on DVD! Staged and directed by Richard Wagner’s grandson Wolfgang Wagner at the Bayreuther Festspiele in 1999, this production of Wagner’s only comic opera…

Total running time
274 mins

“The music says it all. Mozart is cool.” So said the self-confessed “opera ignoramus” Doris Dörrie before she grabbed hold of one of the sacred cows of the operatic repertoire and transformed it into a “hippie musical”. Mozart’s Così fan tutte (“Thus…

Total running time
179 mins
In the dense forest planted on the stage of the Haus für Mozart by director Claus Guth is the home of the rugged macho Don Giovanni. Assisted by his unsavory accomplice Leporello, he lures the ladies with the heady scent of danger. Christopher…
Total running time
177 mins

This exciting open-air staging of Nabucco was one of the classical highlights in summer 2007. The vast production of the Verdi masterpiece at St. Margarethen took place amidst the intoxicating scenery of a rustically romantic Roman quarry, which…

Total running time
122 mins

This exciting open-air staging of Aida was one of the classical highlights in summer 2004. The vast production of the Verdi masterpiece at St. Margarethen took place amidst the intoxicating scenery of a rustically romantic Roman quarry, which…

Total running time
150 mins
The programme which Martin Helmchen devised for his recital at the 2011 Verbier Festival is like a statement of probity: a carefully constructed selection of works by three composers, Bach, Liszt and Beethoven. The chosen compositions place demands…
Total running time
83 mins
Lars Vogt’s performances at the 2011 Verbier Festival, in the Swiss Alps, offer a thoughtprovoking and varied programme. Works by some of the leading composers of the classical repertoire – Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven and Brahms – receive a…
Total running time
75 mins