Ancestry: Gluck to Gyger



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.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Inventi Ensemble


Melissa Doecke flute
Paul Zabrowarny Cello & Electronics
Peter de Jager 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 Coplan
Duo for Flute and Piano (1st & 3rd movements)

Mario Davidovsky
Synchronisms 3 for cello & electronics –

Elliott Gyger
Inferno for solo piano (selections)