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15/10/2013
How a small Australian record label is bringing the world to Australia, and Australia to the world.Two remarkable conductors whose fortunes owe much to a small Melbourne-based recording company with big ambitions are about to play significant roles...
7/08/2013
The Benaud Trio Launch Album At South Melbourne Town Hall by Paul Cashmere on August 7, 2013 Australian classical group The Benaud Trio chose the South Melbourne Town Hall for the launch of their new album ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ because that is where...
27/06/2013
Maestro Tourniaire conducts Don Pasquale in Sydney, in eight performances:18, 24, 27 July and 1, 3, 7, 10, 15 August Tourniaire’s acclaimed series of recordings with world premieres of lost French masterpieces are music to enchant and delight which...
10/06/2013
Our warmest congratulations to renowned soprano Nance Grant AM MBE for her Queen’s Birthday Honour for significant service to the performing arts, particularly opera. Possessed of a voice with beauty and power, an ease of technique, a perfection of...
28/12/2012
Best of the Year Discs for 2012   Audiophile Audition has listed  “A Lotus Blossoming” as one of the best of the year discs for 2012. Click this link for the full list: http://audaud.com/2012/12/best-of-the-year-discs-for-2012/
16/10/2012
It is hard to believe that it’s almost eight years since this complete cycle was recorded. It took a while for the sets to be issued, one part at a time, and I was privileged to review them all. The response was positive, to say the least, and many...
12/10/2012
 Lucas Irom’s detailed review in Classique News was filled with extravagant praise. Now Classique News have listed this in their top five CDs of the year. Click here to read the entire review, or see some excerpts below:   “Listeners...
21/08/2012
Ian Perry speaks with Benaud Trio members, Lachlan and Ewen Bramble following the release of their debut recording. Ian Perry:         The two of you, Lachlan and Ewen, are brothers, your father was a highly...
17/08/2012
**** 4 stars performance/**** 4½ stars sound this remarkable Australian achievement.  .... this compelling Australian Ring.... SA-CD.NET (UK), Graham Williams The Melba recordings of the State Opera of South Australia's performances of the four...
16/08/2012
…Never has the inspiration of the great Liszt, that demon of stentorian keyboard recitals, been more imaginative and immediately subservient to Wagner’s intentions. …It is a miracle which issues forth through the nuanced and spiritual pianism of...