The Metropolitan Opera
- October 28, 2016
The Metropolitan Opera's performance of Alban Berg's Lulu is here on Blu-ray and DVD together in one package. The Met's production, directed by acclaimed South African visual artist William Kentridge, premiered in 2015 and starred Marlis Petersen in her final performances as Lulu, a role she has made "hers and almost hers alone" (Opera News). The performance seen here was recorded and broadcast live in movie theaters around the world as part of The Met: Live in HD on November 21, 2015. "A stunning and searing production," exclaims the New York Times. All-region NTSC.
- November 28, 2017
Congratulations to Offa Rex, Randy Newman, and the Metropolitan Opera on their Grammy Award nominations: The Queen of Hearts (Best Folk Album), "Putin" (Best Arrangement), and Berg's Lulu (Best Opera Recording), respectively. The 60th Grammy Awards will take place at NYC's Madison Square Garden on Sunday, January 28, 2018, broadcast live on CBS.February 3, 2017
The Nonesuch Blu-Ray/DVD of Alban Berg's Lulu at the Metropolitan Opera has been nominated for an International Opera Award for Recording (Complete Opera) of the Year. Also among the nominees are the production's conductor, Lothar Koenigs, for Conductor of the Year, and two of its performers, Johan Reuter and Martin Winkler, both for Male Singer of the Year. Winners will be announced in London on Sunday, May 7, 2017.