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

Reviews

Puccini=Passion SACD star onstar onstar onstar onstar on
01/06/2012 Fine Music (Australia) “Barker’s voice is pleasant to the ear, warmly controlled, passionate ... 5 stars” More...
Puccini=Passion SACD
18/05/2012 Musicweb International (UK) “This is a very attractive disc, well recorded and with excellent orchestral playing. ...Go out and buy!” More...
The Virtuoso Piano Music of George Frederick Boyle
05/05/2012 Classical Music Magazine "As Young researched this forgotten Australian, he came to realise that Boyle's fame spread even further..." More...
Arcadia Lost
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) “…we also need to look at far off places like Australia for the best in classical music.” More...
Arcadia Lost
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) “...a very winning performance...among the best and very much worth acquiring” More...
Puccini=Passion SACD
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) “Barker’s is a cut above [Puccini recitals on the market] and I have no reservations about recommending it to the curious.” .. More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/05/2012 Fanfare (US) "... a very good choice for today’s listener to these wonderfully thoughtful works." More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/05/2012 Musicweb International (UK) “There are lovely touches throughout this score...by turns delicious and full of electric impact...” More...
ELAN
01/05/2012 Australian Hi-Fi (Australia) “Performances and recordings are first-rate.” More...
A Lotus Blossoming
06/04/2012 The Classical Review (UK) "an impassioned and committed performance ... not just technically superb but spiritually intense too." More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/04/2012 Herald Scotland "...very fresh.... ....a very good addition to the catalogue" More...
A Lotus Blossoming
23/03/2012 Financial Times.com (UK) "Sensitive performance of the two composers’ works by an ensemble of Melbourne-based Australians." More...
Arcadia Lost
04/03/2012 ‘CD Review’ BBC Radio 3 “A wonderfully coloured, sensuous Flos Campi...it’s unique...buy it” More...
A Lotus Blossoming
04/03/2012 Sunday Times (UK) “a refined, cogent reading, intimate and beautifully weighted.” More...
Arcadia Lost
03/03/2012 The Arts Desk (UK) 3 March 2012 “plenty of sensual pleasure” More...
A Lotus Blossoming
01/03/2012 Readings Monthly (Australia) "Ensemble Liaison... showcase a diversity of musical partnerships and explore eclectic repertoire." More...
ELAN
01/03/2012 American Record Guide (US) “...this is a splendid collection...another triumph for conductor Tourniaire, Orchestra Victoria, and...Melba.” More...
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24/02/2012 The Guardian (UK) “a subtle and beautifully coloured 20th century masterpiece” More...
ELAN
08/02/2012 Classical Lost and Found (US) “...this delectable disc of discovery!” More...
Arcadia Lost
07/02/2012 Audiophile Audition (US) "... a highly recommended SACD." More...