A letter from our Chairman
Kultur brings you the world's greatest performing arts and cultural programming on DVD and Blu-ray
. Select from over one thousand titles featuring the legends of opera
and classical music
. We also offer the largest collection of art
, and history
programs, as seen on Public Television, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, and many other networks.
For over 30 years, Kultur has been the leading source of world-class performing arts titles, committed to preserving the legacy of great performers for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. Programs include historic performances by legends Luciano Pavarotti, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Placido Domingo, Leonard Bernstein, Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn and many others.
Kultur is proud to present our latest catalog, offering hundreds of performing arts programs on DVD and Blu-ray. You will find many new operas
, plays, music concerts and documentaries that will appeal to your interests, as well as being the perfect gifts to give all year long.
We're pleased to have released many great programs on DVD for the very first time, including the acclaimed Young People's Concerts
with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic.
Great new opera programs include the award-winning Opus Arte Collection featuring magnificent recordings of Wagner, Puccini, Mozart, Monteverdi and Britten; as well as Robert Dornhelm's La Boheme
starring Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazon, and My Greatest Roles
starring Placido Domingo. Other popular titles include Aida
starring Luciano Pavarotti, Der Rosenkavalier
starring Kiri Te Kanawa, and two mini-series, The Life of Verdi
featuring Ronald Pickup and Wagner
starring Richard Burton in his final film role.
Exciting dance titles include the holiday classic The Nutcracker
starring Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gelsey Kirkland, Giselle
starring Rudolf Nureyev, The American Ballet Theatre at the Met
and new DVD's of Swan Lake
, Sleeping Beauty
, and Romeo And Juliette
with stellar casts in spectacular productions, as well as works by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Balanchine
, Hans van Manen and Matthew Bourne.
Jazz lovers will be thrilled to learn about the many DVDs in our ever-growing jazz series. Count Basie at Carnegie Hall
features the Count with Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, and George Benson. Other great jazz titles newly released on DVD include Jazz Legends in Concert
starring Cab Calloway and Lionel Hampton, Harlem Renaissance
, Nina Simone: Live
, and many more.
Kultur has many programs for all interests: music, dance, literature, history and art. Our new catalog opens the door to a wide variety of great titles to collect and to enjoy again and again. Plus, with the ongoing addition of new programs on Blu-ray, Kultur offers the finest in home viewing entertainment.
Dennis M. Hedlund