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

Wagner: Die Walküre
19/06/2012 North & South Magazine, New Zealand If you really want your money’s worth ...the finest... comes from Australia on the Melba label ... More...
The Virtuoso Piano Music of George Frederick Boyle
18/06/2012 Audiophilia (Canada) "Another triumph for Melba...inspired" More...
The Art of Nance Grant
16/06/2012 Otago Daily Times (NZ) “…an amazing tribute to the great Australian voice hardly heard beyond its shores…A vocal treat!” More...
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01/06/2012 Fine Music (Australia) “Barker’s voice is pleasant to the ear, warmly controlled, passionate ... 5 stars” More...
Puccini=Passion SACD
18/05/2012 Musicweb International (UK) “This is a very attractive disc, well recorded and with excellent orchestral playing. ...Go out and buy!” More...
The Virtuoso Piano Music of George Frederick Boyle
05/05/2012 Classical Music Magazine "As Young researched this forgotten Australian, he came to realise that Boyle's fame spread even further..." More...
Arcadia Lost
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) “…we also need to look at far off places like Australia for the best in classical music.” More...
Arcadia Lost
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) “...a very winning performance...among the best and very much worth acquiring” More...
Puccini=Passion SACD
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) “Barker’s is a cut above [Puccini recitals on the market] and I have no reservations about recommending it to the curious.” .. More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) "... a very good choice for today’s listener to these wonderfully thoughtful works." More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/05/2012 Musicweb International (UK) “There are lovely touches throughout this score...by turns delicious and full of electric impact...” More...
ELAN
01/05/2012 Australian Hi-Fi (Australia) “Performances and recordings are first-rate.” More...
A Lotus Blossoming
06/04/2012 The Classical Review (UK) "an impassioned and committed performance ... not just technically superb but spiritually intense too." More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/04/2012 Herald Scotland "...very fresh.... ....a very good addition to the catalogue" More...
A Lotus Blossoming
23/03/2012 Financial Times.com (UK) "Sensitive performance of the two composers’ works by an ensemble of Melbourne-based Australians." More...
Arcadia Lost
04/03/2012 ‘CD Review’ BBC Radio 3 “A wonderfully coloured, sensuous Flos Campi...it’s unique...buy it” More...
A Lotus Blossoming
04/03/2012 Sunday Times (UK) “a refined, cogent reading, intimate and beautifully weighted.” More...
Arcadia Lost
03/03/2012 The Arts Desk (UK) 3 March 2012 “plenty of sensual pleasure” More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/03/2012 Readings Monthly (Australia) "Ensemble Liaison... showcase a diversity of musical partnerships and explore eclectic repertoire." More...
ELAN
01/03/2012 American Record Guide (US) “...this is a splendid collection...another triumph for conductor Tourniaire, Orchestra Victoria, and...Melba.” More...