Melba Recordings

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Go behind the scenes for insights on our recordings, our artists and our future plans. Follow our artists' schedules and share the excitement of their journeys.

Oleg Ledinov says "Make this a stop on your quest to the perfect Dumky: this could well be the best version I've heard.”   Click here for the full review.
Congratulations to Guillaume Tourniaire and Opera Australia. This year's list of Green Room Awards in the field of Opera Direction Kasper Holten Eugene Onegin Opera Australia  Production Eugene Onegin Opera Australia Conductor Guillaume...
Maria Vandamme aspires to push the Australian classical scene throughout the world. 5 Feb 2015 JOHN PYRROS   The Melba Foundation was established to help promote the Australian music scene internationally. Its CEO, Maria Vandamme, née...
David Dubal praises Benjamin Martin's debut solo recording “… a ground breaking recording of the art of Benjamin Martin, one of the great pianists of my time" “…congratulations on the superb MELBA label.(and the) ground breaking recording of the...
In Melbourne last week, we met long-time friend of Melba Recordings Maestro Richard Bonynge who talked revealingly about the importance of recordings to performers. Watch Richard Bonynge Interview.
The lucky winner is Kevin Cox who sent this reply to WHY I LOVE OPERA: I love opera because of the 8th Wonder of the world - Dame Joan Sutherland having heard her many times. There were many other wonderful responses, including the following: Melba’...
Our warmest wishes for a happy birthday go to Richard Bonynge.
Michael Williams speaks with Maria Vandamme, founder and head of Melba Recordings, regarding a recent grant from the office of Federal Arts Minister, George Brandis.  
Ben Eltham‘s article "...grant to Melba bypasses scrutiny" (18 September) is filled with inaccuracies and displays a gross misunderstanding of the circumstances relating to the Melba Foundation, Melba Recordings and its funding. It is not the first...
Tributes poured in when the much-loved French coach Denise Shepherd (nee Schubenel) passed away in Melbourne on May 30. Denise was regarded in Australian opera and concert circles as a national treasure. She generously shared her love of French...