New DVDs arriving into the collection include the following:

Bolshoi : a renaissance.

Bel Air Classiques, 2012

Bel Air Classiques, 2012

Graeme Murphy’s Romeo & Juliet by The Australian Ballet.

ABC & The Australian Ballet, 2011

ABC & The Australian Ballet, 2011

 

George Harrison: living in a material world.

Grove Street Productions : Roadshow Entertainment, c2011

Grove Street Productions : Roadshow Entertainment, c2011

 

Jesus Christ Superstar : 2012 UK Arena Tour.

Universal, c2012

Universal, c2012

Great new titles include documentaries about the rescue and revival of Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre with rare archival footage, Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed look into the life of Beatle, George Harrison, and Francesco’s Shakespeare in Italy taken from the two-part BBC TV series.

Live performances are captured in Graeme Murphy’s spectacular version of Romeo & Juliet for The Australia Ballet, Tim Minchin in the arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, a Globe Theatre production of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, a compilation of famous arias and duets by stars of Opera Australia and Korngold’s Die Tote Stadt for Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Die Tote Stadt : Oper in drei Bildern.

Arthaus Musik, 2012

Arthaus Musik, 2012

 

Stars of Opera Australia. 2013.

Opera Australia, 2013

Opera Australia, 2013

 

Francesco’s Shakespeare in Italy.

BBC Worldwide : Roadshow Entertainment, 2012

BBC Worldwide : Roadshow Entertainment, 2012

Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe.  Shakespeare’s Globe Production.

Opus Arte, c2012

Opus Arte, c2012

Although the Arts on Film program has now been discontinued, these & DVDs previously shown, as well as other audiovisual material can be requested through the Library’s online catalogue, for playing on audiovisual equipment in Arts during opening hours.

And don’t forget to check out the online Naxos Video Library, which you can enjoy from home if you’re a registered Victorian member of the State Library.

 

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