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Reviews

Melba’s reviews tell a story – the delight with which our artists and repertoire have been embraced internationally.

Reviews

Stravinsky: Diversions
04/03/2011 Readings (Australia) "Diversions is a Classical CDs celebration of Stravinsky’s stunning chamber music, showing off Chen’s flawless technique with rounded tone" More...
Stravinsky: Diversions
09/02/2011 The Classical Review (US) " Delve into his inner musical heart by checking out this magnificent disc; I defy anyone not to be profoundly moved." More...
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09/01/2011 Audiophile Audition (US) "A very attractive recital of Stravinsky’s “on tour” violin and piano music, easy on the ears and very digestible" More...
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29/12/2010 The Sunday Age (Australia) "Ray Chen is wonderfully natural in these delightful Stravinsky miniatures... Chen is vivid, vital and pointed yet spacious and tender..." More...
Beloved of the Gods
27/12/2010 Audiophilia (Canada) "...wonderful music, finely played, superbly recorded and lavishly presented – what are you waiting for?!" More...
Stravinsky: Diversions
19/12/2010 Daily Classical Music (New Zealand) “Chen plays these always intriguing works with a refreshing naturalness and the rapport between both performers is never in doubt.” More...
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02/12/2010 The Age Green Guide (Australia) “Chen revels in the energy, passion and humour of the folkloric world, giving a mercurial account of the Russian Dance". More...
Volupté
01/12/2010 The Classical Review (UK) “This collection of premieres... made one marvel at ...the imagination, courage and achievement of Melba in recording them...” More...
Volupté
01/12/2010 Audiophilia (Canada) "(Roger Benedict and Timothy Young) give a flawless account of these works, attracting glowing plaudits from the specialist press." More...
Stravinsky: Diversions
01/12/2010 4MBS (Australia) "Stravinsky’s music provides Chen with an opportunity to demonstrate a talent for vivid musical storytelling” More...
Stravinsky: Diversions
11/11/2010 Classique News (France) "Here is the accomplished result of two subtle, spirited artists who play with admirable musicality." More...
Stravinsky: Diversions
01/11/2010 ALL MUSIC (US) "Chen and Young are a delightfully spontaneous and effective duo, and their debut on Melba promises them a bright future." More...
Volupté
01/10/2010 The Journal of the Canadian Viola Society (Canada) “What a delight to discover this new CD! Both players... are excellent musicians as well as technicians” More...
Stravinsky: Diversions
26/09/2010 Wesley Classics Ray Chen is truly a virtuoso of the old school. More...
The Galant Bassoon
01/09/2010 Fanfare (USA) "...phenomenal technique. His playing is elegant, his breath control amazing. Da Costa and Boersma are equal partners" More...
Volupté
01/09/2010 Fanfare (USA) "Melba strikes hard again...Surely Want List quality by any reckoning." More...
Volupté
01/09/2010 Fanfare (USA) "Benedict and Young...have made a genuine contribution. Enthusiastically recommended." More...
Volupté
01/09/2010 Music Web International (UK) “...a very desirable issue. The performances are of the very highest standard, and the recorded sound is very clear” More...
Volupté
01/09/2010 The Strad (UK) "Voluptuous indeed are the sounds embedded in this recording of music from the fin de siècle." More...
J.S. Bach Organ Sonatas
10/08/2010 New Classics (UK) "an enjoyable and satisfying experience for the listener, enhanced by excellent SACD Surround Sound" More...