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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.

28/08/2017
The Richard Wagner Society (Victoria) has organised a free event: Wagner and Tolkien: The Ring and the RingsPresentation by Emeritus Professor Heath Lees Friday 8th September 2017 from 7pm – 8.30pm.  Refreshments provided after the...
30/05/2017
Hitting play on Grant Foster’s world premiere recordings – When Love Speaks – I am nicely settled and ready to pen my review. What I am not ready for is the raw romance of this solo pianist and composer; to be struck and emotionally swayed by his...
31/07/2016
When Love Speaks : Composer and Pianist Grant Foster in Interview A couple of years ago, 2013 to be precise, I interviewed pianist Mira Yevtich for this magazine (Fanfare 36:4). The disc in question featured the music of Grant Foster—now it is his...
20/04/2016
Grant Foster has a rare ability to compose melodic and imaginative works demonstrating a high level of sophistication.”   AN INTERVIEW WITH GRANT FOSTER:   Having just turned 71, Grant Foster may well be on the verge of being...
27/01/2016
Congratulations to all recipients in the Australia Day 2016 Honours List. There were many classical musicians recipients, including: Mr Andrew Alexander BRIGER, Rose Bay, NSW For distinguished service to the arts, particularly to orchestral music...
1/06/2015
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.
19/04/2015
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...
5/02/2015
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...
31/10/2014
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...
13/10/2014
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.