Recent reviews:

Duo Chamber Mélange…brought out the Beethoven work’s sunny exuberance with tight ensemble work, rhythmic clarity and impressive assurance” ( Stringendo ,vol.37, Australia, 2015)

“Full marks to this well-established  partnership for taking the trouble to mount to admirably focused recital.....Here was an exemplary, driving collaboration, confident in its negotiation …Tomaskova’s vehemence and Smolyar’s unfussy but determined drive well harnessed  for a highly persuasive interpretation”(The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, 2015).



Duo Chamber Melange
is a wonderful partnership between internationally acclaimed musicians, Ivana Tomaskova (violin) and Tamara Smolyar (piano).
Each of them produced numerous recordings for national and international broadcasters and performed in many prominent venues across three continents.

A number of composers have written music for them as soloists
and chamber musicians.
Duo Chamber Melange’s versatile repertoire embraces classical and contemporary music with recent performances of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Franck,  Dvorak, Smetana, Constantinescu,
Dreyfus, Eben, Faure, Debussy, Martinu and world
premieres of renowned Australian, European
and American composers.

Duo Chamber Melange has recorded for ABC Classic FM, 3MBS
 and on a number of international broadcasters, released CDs on  Move and Schimmel International Artists Collection labels.
Their recent international engagements included  broadcasts on Czech and Romanian National Radio, concert tours and masterclasses in  Singapore and Hong Kong.
Their masterful performances are engaging and moving,
a true art of music-making.