Ossicle Duo – The Fifth Season

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Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Ossicle Duo


New experimental sonic realms.

Ossicle Duo are pioneers of exploratory art music, blending technical refinement and liveliness to produce performances with palpable energy. Their practice preferences collaboration, supporting and promoting new experimental sonic realms. The duos performance will see a suite of newly commissioned world premieres in Primrose Potter Salon.

About the concert

With a program of groundbreaking premieres by composers from Australia and New Zealand, the duo starts with Liam Flenady’s The Five Seasons, a thrilling and disorientating musical dystopia, forecasting a world in ecological crisis.

Finishing with Jaslyn Robertson’s Cut It, the duo plunges the into a granular electroacoustic noise world, drawing on her own experiences of censorship in the arts as a non-male composer.

Praise for Ossicle Duo

‘Warped and rich, peaceful and meditative, and interrupted by recurring, calming high-pitched patterns.’ Cut Common Magazine

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Benjamin Anderson double bell bass trombone
Hamish Upton percussion


Liam Flenady
The Fifth Season

Jaslyn Robertson
Cut It


This production is part of the following series: