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Reviews

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

Reviews

Shostakovich: Symphony No 10
01/08/2007 The Absolute Sound (US) GOLDEN EAR AWARD 2007 There’s plenty of high-resolution competition with this work, but none that’s superior to Melba’s..." More...
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10
01/08/2007 AllMusic Guide (US) "The multi-channel sound of this SACD is full ..., so every detail in this live recording can be heard clearly ..." More...
Shostakovich: Symphony No 10
01/08/2007 The Absolute Sound (US) GOLDEN EAR AWARD 2007 "The audio presentation possesses transparency without seeming at all analytical" More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/08/2007 2MBS Fine Music Magazine (Australia) "this cycle is a milestone in Australian recording and has much to commend it... excellent cast ... handsomely presented... More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/08/2007 Gramophone (UK) "As it moves towards its ending, the Adelaide Ring assumes an increasingly imposing profile." More...
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01/08/2007 AllMusic Guide (US) "... this is one of the most viscerally propulsive Rheingolds on disc...Anyone who loves Rheingold would do well to check out this version" More...
Believe In Love
01/08/2007 Opera~Opera (Australia) "there is plenty to admire... Whitehouse's sound is pure voluptuousness ..." More...
Power of Love
01/08/2007 Elusive Disc (USA) "... this unusual repertoire is even more enticing in the surround-sound format." More...
Power of Love
01/08/2007 The Classical Music Guide (US) “ … I strongly recommend [Power of Love]...Riedel’s voice is reminiscent of Dame Joan Sutherland’s voice at its best." More...
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01/08/2007 AllMusic Guide (US) "Riedel’s voice is a pure pleasure ... Bonynge’s accompaniments are lovingly executed, and Melba’s sound is clean and present." More...
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01/08/2007 AllMusic Guide (USA) "This is a superlative disc... Davislim is robust and luxurious ... This is one of the loveliest Strauss discs to come along in many years" More...
Wagner: Siegfried
21/07/2007 The Weekend Australian (Australia) "Long in the making, it is entirely worth the wait..." More...
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20/07/2007 Audiophile Audition (US) "Whitehouse... makes a good case for these works... Bonynge... there is no one on earth more qualified to lead such a project. “ More...
Back from Oblivion
01/07/2007 Contrabass.com (US) "There is no question that Nick Byrne has a fine technique...This comes highly recommended." More...
Amoureuse
01/07/2007 Classical CD Review (US) "Rosamund Illing, one of Australia's leading sopranos, impressesin this music..." More...
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01/07/2007 Classic FM Magazine (UK) OPERA DISC OF THE MONTH "This Siegrried is something else ..." More...
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01/07/2007 BBC Music Magazine (UK) "it is immediately evident what a superb Wagnerian the company has in Asher Fisch...the most sheerly enjoyable Siegfried" More...
Wagner: Siegfried
01/07/2007 Fanfare (US) "the sonics—especially for devotees of multi-channel—remain a major attraction... Melba’s Siegfried, ..., is absolutely a keeper." More...
Power of Love
01/07/2007 MusicWeb International (UK) "re-mastered for SACD... freshly designed... elegant... sumptuous... [Riedel's] lyrical singing has purity and wide compass." More...
Massenet DVD
01/07/2007 MusicWeb International (UK) "The DVD production is excellent in every respect and has been compiled with no expense spared ... opera buffs can watch with pleasure." More...