Hélène and Nuit persane

Michael Scott Rohan
BBC Music Magazine (UK)
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All credit to the highly enterprising Australian label Melba for following up their excellent SACD Ring with such a rarity. No expense spared, either, with superior presentation, excellent notes, and a first-rate cast.

Rosamund Illing made her mark in the UK but has become probably Australia’s leading prima donna; Steve Davislim, too, is an outstanding international lyric tenor. Like conductor Guillaume Tourniaire, they are both powerful advocates of this long-forgotten mini-opera...