Melba Recordings

"... a label of fragrant distinction"

There are no products in your shopping cart.

Reviews

Melba’s reviews tell a story – the delight with which our artists and repertoire have been embraced internationally.

Reviews

When Love Speaks star onstar onstar onstar onstar on
31/05/2017 Limelight (Australia) 'The beauty of Foster’s romantic piano works reaches the heart' More...
When Love Speaks
22/12/2016 The Studio (Australia) "...music that makes sense to the listener, one where a story is uppermost and with no apologies." More...
When Love Speaks
01/09/2016 FANFARE (USA) '...performances are beyond criticism...excellent recording captures Foster's glowing (sometimes glowering) piano tone to perfection' More...
When Love Speaks
01/09/2016 FANFARE (USA) '...there’s nothing else quite like Grant Foster’s eloquent romanticism being produced today.' More...
When Love Speaks
28/07/2016 Music & Vision (USA) '... romantic and deeply-felt ...' More...
When Love Speaks
19/07/2016 The Classical Reviewer (Australia) 'fine gift for melody…virtuosic, powerful & wonderfully phrased playing…impressive piano works that show Foster to be a distinctive voice' More...
When Love Speaks
11/06/2016 Otago Daily Times (New Zealand) "Australia's best-kept secret"...impresses with his keyboard talents...Verdict: Imaginative, emotionally charged music. More...
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
01/06/2015 MusicWeb International (UK) “Make this a stop on your quest to the perfect Dumky: this could well be the best version I've heard.” More...
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS star onstar onstar onstar on
01/05/2015 Limelight (Australia) "an intriguing and beguiling album that blends soulful, troubled music with that of truly optimistic, romantic spirit" More...
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS
15/03/2015 Music Web International (UK) “played with real affection…the recording quality is ideal…all Gál’s works are disc premières. In every way a splendid release.” More...
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS
01/03/2015 International Record Review (UK) “Benedict plays with a tone that is clean, accurate & full. Young negotiates some klipspringer rhythms with ease…enjoy this excellent disc” More...
In the Wake of the Great War star onstar onstar onstar on
02/02/2015 THE AUSTRALIAN WEEKEND "Charming and captivating....Benjamin Martin moves between styles effortlessly and persuasively" More...
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS
01/02/2015 The STRAD (UK) ...a convincing case for this rare repertoire...an ideal mix of intellectual acumen and seductively sensual tone More...
In the Wake of the Great War
15/01/2015 The Sir Arnold Bax Website ...compelling...extraordinary...recommended virtuosic power More...
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS
13/01/2015 Music & Vision Daily (UK) Fluid inventivess...remarkable high standards. More...
VOICES IN THE WILDERNESS
08/01/2015 FANFARE (USA) (Roger Benedict) is a player after my heart, drawing from his instrument a gorgeous, dark-hued tone that’s completely free of any nasality More...
In the Wake of the Great War
03/01/2015 Ozartsreview (Australia) All praise to Benjamin Martin for taking us across Bridge’s musical terrain with such authority… More...
MAHLER: SYMPHONY NO. 2 "RESURRECTION"
21/12/2014 The Guardian (Aus) Hidden gems 2014: shines brilliant new light on this masterpiece More...
In the Wake of the Great War
19/12/2014 Parutions.com (France) Rediscover and savour the wealth of these admirable scores from a pianist's fingers as "committed" as those of Benjamin Martin. More...
In the Wake of the Great War
08/12/2014 Otago Daily Times (NZ) Excellent playing of an imaginative programme More...