Melba Recordings

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News from Melba Recordings

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.

23/01/2012
Melba wins ‘Best of 2011’ accolade Hailed as “one of the great discoveries of the year”, Elan, our world-premiere recording of ballet music from operas by Saint-Saëns, has been voted one of the “Best Recordings of 2011” by The Classical Review. The...
14/12/2011
Stepping into its second decade this year, Melba Recordings was formed to promote Australia’s classical music sector and to provide its talents, both established and emerging, with a platform at home and abroad. Such ambition was matched by one...
1/12/2011
MELBA Recordings has already established itself as one of the world's premier classical music labels. Its focus is on the highest possible quality, both in artistry and in audio, which is why most of this Melbourne label's releases come...
30/09/2011
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Our highlights video from the Gala Dinner at the Myer Mural Hall to celebrate Dame Nellie Melba, born 150 years ago and still a shining light.
15/08/2011
Daniel Barenboim (left) and Pierre Boulez (middle) with Henry Fogel (right), who was CSO Association President, 1985-2003
28/07/2011
Incandescent French conductor Guillaume Tourniaire returned to Australia to continue a collaboration with Orchestra Victoria which is propelling it into the international scene. What began with the recording in 2008 of the opera Hélène written for...
3/11/2010
Founder and CEO of Melba Recordings , Maria Vandamme, spoke at Knowledge Cities World Summit 2010. Here is a transcript: Imagine having a father who built you a city church – Scots Church in Collins Street - in which you could pray, a college – PLC...
30/09/2010
Interview with Maria Vandamme, Founder of Melba Recordings In just about a decade, Melba has established itself as a label of consistent high quality. It has brought to the attention of the world some superb Australian artists, it has discovered...
13/05/2010
Melba Foundation supporters were treated to a lively and candid conversation between conductor Richard Bonynge and Michael Shmith, opera critic and senior writer with The Age, at The Opera Centre in Melbourne. Maestro Bonynge spills the beans on his...
13/05/2010
Listen to the interview:   PART 1     PART 2