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.

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.
3/10/2014
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’...
29/09/2014
Our warmest wishes for a happy birthday go to Richard Bonynge.
25/09/2014
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.  
23/09/2014
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...
21/06/2014
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...