Bruckner Symphony No. 5

Bruckner Symphony No. 5. Claudio Abbado conducts the Lucerne Festival Orchestra at the 2011 Lucerne Festival. Unusual contemporary artwork by Michael Triegel.  Directed by Michael Beyer; produced by Paul Smaczny; Andrej Nicolay was Director of Photography. Released 2012, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!

It its 2012 Awards Special Issue, Gramophone called this the year's best DVD (page 55).  The awards article dosn't even mention that a Blu-ray is available, so we surmise that the Gramophone critic watched the DVD.  Well, a great DVD of a symphony concert will usually (maybe always) make for a weak Blu-ray. The Gramophone folks need to create a separate award for the best DVD and a different award for the best Blu-ray.

Here's a (SD) YouTube clip that suggests this title has a problem with DVDitis: