Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin put on an unusually staged but powerfully sung performance of Wagner’s ‘Parsifal’ in this latest Blu-ray from BelAir Classiques.
An extremely well performed and seriously updated version of this Russian classic in which the musical values trump director Dmitri Tcherniakov’s efforts to overwhelm Rimsky-Korsakov’s original intentions.
A thoroughly reinvented Trovatore on a postage-stamp stage and harlequin costumes that features vocal luminaries Anna Netrebko and Placido Domingo.
Daniel Barenboim leads a powerful rendition of Bruckner’s popular Symphony No.4 from Berlin. A well recorded performance that delivers the full measure of romanticism.
The final eight Mozart piano concertos receive virtuosic rendition by legendary pianist/conductor Daniel Barenboim and the Berliner Philharmoniker. These late 1980’s films may not be the last word in high definition picture or high resolution sound but the performance quality trumps any technical reservations.
This souvenir from the Chopin bicentenary year features stellar performances between pianist Daniel Barenboim and conductor Andris Nelsons leading the Staatskapelle Berlin orchestra. The sound recording is a bit dry while the videography is excellent.
Barenboim and Wiener Philharmoniker deliver a varied Opening Night at the Salzburg Festival 2010. Beethoven, Boulez, and Bruckner, a different set of the 3 “B”s receive outstanding musical support with gorgeous videography to boot.
Daniel Barenboim and his West Eastern Divan Orchestra present a masterful concert of varied works at the 2007 Salzburg Festival. These young musicians from Israel, Palestine and other parts of the Arab world sound world class under maestro Barenboim’s expert direction.