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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.

24/02/2012
The Melba Foundation Raffle was drawn at 7pm on Thursday 23rd February 2012 at Stonington by Jeanne Pratt AC at a cocktail party hosted by Rod Menzies, with wines supplied by De Bortoli. The Melba Foundation is immensely grateful for the generosity...
9/02/2012
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Cheryl Barker talks about and sings from PURE DIVA and PUCCINI PASSION, with Barry Tuckwell, Nance Grant, Orchestra Victoria and Richard Bonynge. PUCCINI PASSION was included in the recent Limelight review of "The Greatest 100 Classical Recordings".
2/02/2012
In half a century the Ensemble vocal de Lausanne has conquered five continents. And Michel Corboz, worried that his “enfant terrible – well, not so terrible actually – that I cherish” should survive him, has chosen his successor: Guillaume...
2/02/2012
Several months after its release, Ray Chen’s already acclaimed debut recording on Melba, Stravinsky-Diversions, is continuing to attract glowing reviews from international critics. Leading American review magazine Fanfare recently published two...
27/01/2012
Melba congratulates Maestro Richard Bonynge, founding patron of the Melba Foundation and esteemed Melba Recordings artist, on his appointment Companion of the Order of Australia in the 2012 Australia Day honours....
23/01/2012
Melba wins ‘Best of 2011’ accolade Hailed as “one of the great discoveries of the year”, Elan, our world-premiere recording of ballet music from operas by Saint-Saëns, has been voted one of the “Best Recordings of 2011” by The Classical Review. The...
14/12/2011
Stepping into its second decade this year, Melba Recordings was formed to promote Australia’s classical music sector and to provide its talents, both established and emerging, with a platform at home and abroad. Such ambition was matched by one...
1/12/2011
MELBA Recordings has already established itself as one of the world's premier classical music labels. Its focus is on the highest possible quality, both in artistry and in audio, which is why most of this Melbourne label's releases come...
30/09/2011
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Our highlights video from the Gala Dinner at the Myer Mural Hall to celebrate Dame Nellie Melba, born 150 years ago and still a shining light.
15/08/2011
Daniel Barenboim (left) and Pierre Boulez (middle) with Henry Fogel (right), who was CSO Association President, 1985-2003