New DVDs arriving into the collection include the following:

In Search of Haydn: a film by Phil Grabsky

Seventh Art Productions, [2011]

Michel Legrand and the cinema

Arthaus Musik, c2009

A classical and film composer are showcased in two releases.  In Search of Haydn is a biographical account of Joseph Haydn by Phil Grabsky, the maker of the highly regarded In Search of Mozart and In Search of Beethoven films.  Michel Legrand and the cinema is a live concert featuring the French composer of music for movie classics such as “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”, “Yentl”, “Summer of ’42”, “The Thomas Crown Affair”, “The Happy Ending” and many more.

Alick Tipoti : Zugub, the mask, the spirits and the stars

Creative Cowboy, 2012

Bush plum : the contemporary art of Angelina Pwerle

Creative Cowboy, c2012

Two new releases from Creative Cowboy Films profiling Australian artists.

Page One : Inside the New York Times.

Madman Entertainment, c2011


The Thomashefskys : music and memories of a life in the Yiddish theater

Docurama Films ; distributed by New Video Group, c2012

New documentaries include Page One : Inside the New York Times – a look at the transformation of the media industry in the internet age, and The Thomashefskys – a look at Yiddish Theatre in America narrated by conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.

Don Giovanni by Mozart

Opera Australia, 2012


Il Trittico by Puccini

Opus Arte, c2012

New Operas include Opera Australia’s acclaimed production of Don Giovanni featuring Teddy Tahu Rhodes, and Puccini’s opera triple bill, Il Trittico.

These and other DVDs & audiovisual material can be requested through the Library’s online catalogue, for playing on audiovisual equipment in Arts during opening hours.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *