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ELEKTRA – CHÉREAU – SALONEN – AIX (DVD)

ELEKTRA – CHÉREAU – SALONEN – AIX (DVD)

Last production staged by Patrice Chéreau, this « Elektra » will remain as the main and most striking lyrical event of these last years in Aix-en-Provence. In 1903, Richard Strauss attended a performance of Elektra, a play by the Viennese poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal based on the tragedy by Sophocles. Three years later, Strauss came to an [...]

AIDA at the Arena di Verona

AIDA at the Arena di Verona

An “Aida” for the XXIst century  To celebrate the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, La Fura dels Baus opens the “Centanario Festival 2013″ of the Arena di Verona. Carlus Padrissa and Alex Ollé sign a brillant new version of “Aida”. “Aida” is the most popular opera of Verona Festival, the only one performed every year, [...]

DONIZETTI 3 OPERAS BOX SET

DONIZETTI 3 OPERAS BOX SET

Three masterpieces by Donizetti in a limited edition box set: internationnaly acclaimed productions from Aix Paris Opera, Scala di Milano and Grand Théâtre de Genève by Laurent Pelly (L’Elixir d’amour), Daniel Slater (Don Pasquale) et Antonio Albanese (Viva la mamma).

Les Naugragés du Fol Espoir

Les Naugragés du Fol Espoir

The new film by Ariane Mnouchkine and the Théâtre du Soleil in an exceptional 3 DVD box set. A 3 hours film and 4h30 of bonus. SYNOPSIS Reading a Jules Verne’s posthumous novel was the trigger for creating our film. A film-crew in the early twentieth century, the cabaret known as ‘Le Fol Espoir’ has been [...]

Video release company specializing in classical music (Opera, ballet, concert and theatre play), Bel Air Classiques struggles to propose a very high levelled artistic material, in association with the greatest European Opera Houses as the Opera national de Paris, The Grand Theatre de Geneve, The Theatre des Champs Elysees, The Bolshoi Theatre, The Zurich Opera House, The Mariinsky Theatre or world reputed festivals like the Aix-en-Provence Festival.