Melba Recordings

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Reviews

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

Reviews

Believe In Love
06/06/2007 Canberra Times (Australia) "... in this collection of operatic gems both orchestra and voice are captured with a tonal quality of high fidelity and notable beauty." More...
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10
01/06/2007 Turok's Choice "... Superb sound". More...
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10
01/06/2007 Klassieke Zaken (Netherlands) "As you listen to this impressive symphony, you forget that it is a youth orchestra ... the young musicians give the music its all" More...
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10
01/06/2007 3MBS FM Libretto (Australia) "Both the performance and recording are of a very high standard." More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/06/2007 3MBS FM Libretto (Australia) “There is much to be admired … not least the superb playing of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra…" More...
Wagner: Das Rheingold
01/06/2007 OzArts Review (Australia) "I cannot too highly praise the excellence of this performance ... I had to pinch myself that I was not dreaming ... invaluable" More...
Believe In Love
01/06/2007 Turok’s Choice (US) "Whitehouse sings fluently… Bonynge leads Orchestra Victoria in excellent accompaniments… on this well-performed, well-recorded disc." More...
Believe In Love
01/06/2007 MusicWeb International (UK) "impressive sound quality... [Whitehouse] delivers honest, considered readings ...The hardback disc + book package is classy... More...
La somnambule
01/06/2007 Gramophone (UK) "a fascinating buy ... I found it a pleasure to hear ... " More...
Wagner: Siegfried
19/05/2007 Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) ALBUM OF THE WEEK "The truly outstanding performance is John Wegner’s fiercely coloured, brilliantly vivid portrayal of Alberich..." More...
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13/05/2007 Sunday Herald Sun (Australia) "In short: another thrilling instalment of a Grand Ring... More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/05/2007 Turok's Choice (US) "The recording is the best the Ring has yet received." More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/05/2007 Elusive Disc (US) "Siegfried continues this groundbreaking series ... these releases promise a real sensation of being in Adelaide" More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/05/2007 Opus High Definition (France) "Melba continues its series and delivers here an impressive Siegfried ... " More...
Wagner: Das Rheingold
01/05/2007 Turok's Choice (US) "All the singing is carefully phrased ... Fisch is a fine Wagner conductor; Rheingold 'breathes' beautifully." More...
Believe In Love
01/05/2007 Anaclase (France) "... [a] beautiful journey, full of discoveries and surprises" More...
Wagner: Siegfried
09/04/2007 Mundo Clasico (Spain) "There is much to admire in Siegfried… and therefore I absolutely recommend it to anyone collecting the entire series…" More...
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10
04/04/2007 Opus High Definition (France) "the great merit of this beautiful recording is how the right balance is struck between the parts ..." More...
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01/04/2007 SA-CD.net (Australia) "All in all, I would recommend this performance ... the recording is technically flawless ..." More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/04/2007 Opera~Opera (Australia) "generally excellent... a cast of even quality and impressive standards... a worthwhile acquisition for its sumptuous sound... More...