English Contemporaries: Jonathan Harvey and his contemporaries



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.

In this concert, Inventi Ensemble focuses on the works of British composition legend, Jonathan Harvey and his contemporaries, presenting works from 1969 – 2005.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Inventi Ensemble


Jonathan Harvey
Ricercare una melodia

Oliver Knussen
Masks for solo flute

Michael Finnissy
Runnin’ Wild

Jonathan Harvey

Edwin Roxburgh
Flute Music with an Accompaniment

Peter Maxwell Davies
First Grace of Light for Solo Oboe

Jonathan Harvey
Run Before Lightning


Inventi Ensemble
Melissa Doecke flute
Ben Opie oboe
Peter de Jager piano