Duo Eclettico – From the Forest and Seas


Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Duo Eclettico


A complex and vibrant repertoire of Louisa Trewartha, Gulliver Poole and Stuart Greenbaum.

About Duo Eclettico

Award-winning Duo Eclettico explore the wealth of repertoire available for their unique combination of instruments – saxophone and piano. The pair are passionate about unearthing complex and vibrant repertoire, as well as commissioning new work, particularly that of local artists.

About the concert

Their performance in Primrose Potter Salon celebrates the natural world, acknowledging the intricate relationship between humankind and the environment. Beginning with a world premiere of Louisa Trewartha’s devastating new work, Sonata for Soprano Saxophone and Piano, the piece is an evocation of Australian forest life, bushfire disaster and rejuvenation.

Followed by the world premiere of Gulliver Poole’s The Reef, which paints a scintillating musical depiction of the Great Barrier Reef, the piece is as dazzling as it is devastating. Finishing with Professor Stuart Greenbaum’s Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano, a favourite from his ground-breaking collection of 23 instrumental sonatas.

Join Duo Eclettico as they perform the works of three wonderful Australian composers in a dazzling array of virtuosic music.

Praise for Duo Eclettico

‘These accomplished and award-winning musicians have an admirable partnership, where musical rapport, balance, and rhythmic connection resulted in a highly applauded and engaging experience for listeners.’ Classic Melbourne

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Justin Kenealy saxophone
Coady Green piano


Louisa Trewartha
Fire Line Suite for Soprano Saxophone and Piano – world premiere

Gulliver Poole
Forlorn for Alto Saxophone and Piano – world premiere

Stuart Greenbaum
Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano


This production is part of the following series:

Season Three: Illuminate

Celebrate the best local and international music at the award-winning venue where live music lives.