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Melbourne Composers' League

The Melbourne Composers’ League (MCL) is a not-for-profit association of Melbourne and regional Victorian composers, formed principally to further the interests of those working within this geographic region.

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The League promotes contemporary art music activities in Victoria within the context of the Asia-Pacific region. The MCL works with national and international organisations that are interested in composition, promotion and performance of indigenous and contemporary art music.


East meets west: A concert of new chamber music from Australia and Tatarstan

  • George Dreyfus Larino, Safe Haven for two Bb clarinets and bass clarinet (1990)
  • Anatoly Luppov Music for Three Clarinets (2017)*
  • Jena Capes Two Souls and a Bird for clarinet trio (2017)*
  • Colin McKellar Spiral Four for three clarinets (2017)*
  • Elmir Nizamov The Hunt for three clarinets (2017)*
  • David Henderson Berceuse and Brazileira for clarinet trio (2017)*


  • John Arthur Grant, Seven Rejoinders for clarinet trio (2017)*
  • Ilgam Baytiryak Three Songs for three clarinets (2017)*
  • Haydn Reeder A Jaunty Tune for three clarinets (2011)*
  • Rashid Kalimullin Trio for Three Clarinets (2017)*
  • Andrián Pertout Interpolatūs for clarinet trio, no. 442b (2017)*

*World Premiere Performance

For further information on the Melbourne Composers’ League and how to get involved, visit www.melbournecomposersleague.com

2017 Program 

View the program at a glance on our program page.


Lady from the Orient (detail) 1995, Katija Farac-Pertout, oil on canvas, 44.1cm x 33.3cm Provided by the Melbourne Composers' League and courtesy of the artist.