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Ancestry: Gluck to Gyger


Ancestry: Gluck to Gyger

  • Date: Monday, 10 December 2018, 6pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: Standard: $39 | Concession: $29 (booking fees apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Inventi Ensemble are masters of classical repertoire, re-inventors of past works, and performers of the new.

This dynamic new chamber ensemble run by artistic directors Ben Opie (oboe) and Melissa Doecke (flute), collaborates with Australia’s finest soloists and chamber musicians.

Inventi Ensemble explore a composer family tree, tracing a lineage through teacher and pupil all the way from 1760 to 2018; from German composer Christoph Willibald Gluck to Melbourne’s own Elliott Gyger. Hear Salieri, Franck and Copland among others as Inventi guide you through the ages in this uniquely linked program for flute cello and piano.


Christoph Willibald Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo
Antonio Salieri - Concertina da camera (1st movt Allegro)(arr. for flute and piano)
César Franck - Sonata for violin (arr. flute) and piano (3rd & 4th movements)
Auguste Chapuis - 2 Pièces pour Violoncelle et Piano: I. Sérénade mélancolique
Nadia Boulanger - Three Pieces for cello and piano – Movt I. Modéré
Aaron Copland - Duo for Flute and Piano (1st & 3rd movements)
Mario Davidovsky - Synchronisms 3 for cello & electronics –
Elliott Gyger - Inferno for solo piano (selections)

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Inventi Ensemble

Featured non-Australian music: Gluck, Salieri, Franck, Chapuis, Copland, Boulanger, Davidovsky

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Featured Australian Works

Inferno : after Dante (2013) [selections] by Elliott Gyger
— performed by Peter de Jager

Featured artists

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