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30/10/2007
Steve Davislim is worth being spoken of in the same breath as his notable predecessors of similar voice – Peter Anders and Fritz Wunderlich – and praise can hardly be higher than that. Gramophone   Melbourne audiences have the opportunity to...
16/10/2007
A rediscovered opera written for Dame Nellie Melba, and recorded in Melbourne a century later, will be revived in Prague next February. Hélène, written by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns and based on the Helen of Troy story, was considered old...
11/09/2007
The Melba Foundation is the recipient of the ABAF State Giving Award, announced at a special ceremony at the Sofitel Hotel yesterday.   Read the full article 
14/07/2007
It’s 2001 and the second round of competition for Symphony Australia’s elite Young Performers Award is under way. The national judging panel is already impressed by the Queensland talent, but nothing can prepare them for what happens when a 16-...
13/07/2007
Different, so double take twice as rewarding Pei-Jee and Pei-Sian Ng are two young, talented musicians with great stage presence, each playing a beautiful old cello with remarkable facility. And, by they way, they’re identical twins. As one...
4/07/2007
The cello lineage of twins Pei-Jee and Pei-Sian Ng can be traced back via the Elder Conservatorium to James Whitehead, teacher of Janis Laurs, teacher to these outstandingly gifted musicians. Playing together, they fit as snugly as the...
2/07/2007
Twin cellists to bow together These artists are at a level few achieve, writes Penelope Debelle. Pei-Jee Ng, the older twin, plays an elegant French cello made in 1844 which suits his more restrained personal style. Pei-Sian, the younger by a few...
1/07/2007
To much acclaim, Melba's new recording artists, the Adelaide-born Ng brothers, have finished their first extensive Australian tour. Performing alongside established Melba artist, pianist David Tong, the twin cellists featured the world premiere...
22/06/2007
Identical in Every Sense Brothers Pei-Jee and Pei-Sian are a dynamic duo on the cello. Louise Nunn explores a remarkable partnership. Twin cellists Pei-Jee and Pei-Sian Ng have shared the spotlight since they were born. Delivered minutes apart,...
4/05/2007
Melba's Ring Acclaimed Around The World  MARIA VANDAMME, CEO of Melba Recordings, was in Paris on the 4th May for the presentation of the prestigious Prix Lauritz Melchior* to tenor Stuart Skelton for his internationally acclaimed...