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Reviews

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

Reviews

Seduction
01/12/2000 Sunday Herald Sun (Australia) "... a 'must' for all devotees of Richard Strauss at his sexiest." More...
The Floral Dance
20/11/2000 The Bulletin (Australia) "Yurisich has a robust baritone, and the same clarity of diction that was Dawson's trademark." More...
Power of Love
12/11/2000 Sunday Herald Sun (Australia) "This little gem, exhuming musical corpses from 19th century Britain..." More...
Power of Love
09/11/2000 The Age 'Green Guide' (Australia) " Riedel returns ... suavely and sensitively accompanied by Bonynge … makes for an unusual but worthwhile investment for opera lovers... " More...
Massenet DVD
07/11/2000 The Bulletin (Australia) "... one of the finest DVDs I've seen ... Beautifully photographed and intelligently crafted, ... a great advocate for the composer's work." More...
Power of Love
31/10/2000 Adelaide Advertiser (Aust) "Riedel’s voice is a lustrous and lyrical instrument, with just enough dramatic edge ..." More...
Power of Love
01/10/2000 The Bulletin (Australia) "These are a pleasing excursion into a forgotten operatic byway, and Australian soprano Deborah Riedel is in magnificent vocal form." More...
Seduction
30/09/2000 Australian Financial Review (Australia) "...material that lives up to the set's title: Seduction ..." More...
Seduction
27/09/2000 Herald Sun (Australia) If the new Melba can repeat this quality in her next few CDs her success is assured. More...
Seduction
27/08/2000 Sydney Morning Herald (Aust) " ...the orchestral part is the murmuring of the heart under the tenor’s other worldly reverie". More...
Seduction
27/08/2000 Sunday Herald Sun (Australia) "Melba is an unequivocal triumph" More...
Massenet DVD
12/08/2000 The Age (Australia) "... masterly piece of film which establishes a standard for the future of music documentaries ... directorial ingenuities are striking ..." More...
Massenet DVD
11/08/2000 The Age (Australia) "... Bonynge has been championing Massenet's music for at least 30 years ... ' the most prolific and popular composer working in his time' More...
Massenet DVD
01/06/2000 24 Hours Magazine (Australia) "Like having Grove's Dictionary of Music & Musicians come to life ... keep Massenet's candle burning bright." More...
Amoureuse
23/05/2000 The Bulletin (Australia) "a luscious drop indeed, like a fine aural sauterne... Illing's voice has a rich whipped-cream smoothness" More...
Amoureuse
20/04/2000 The Age (Australia) CD OF THE WEEK :" ... the quintessence of elegant French romanticism." More...
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16/04/2000 The Sunday Age (Australia) "Melodrama at its most lyrical... Massenet was the musical historian of the feminine soul." More...
Amoureuse
15/04/2000 Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) "A celebration of the feminine spirit... much, perhaps most, of it simultaneously unfamiliar and delicious." More...
Amoureuse
09/04/2000 Sunday Herald Sun (Australia) "a dazzling artistic triumph for its performers... a finer memorial to Dame Nellie Melba is impossible to imagine." More...