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ACO Australian Chamber Orchestra

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Address: Opera Quays | 2 East Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Slava, Rodrigo & Beethoven VII

The Australian Chamber Orchestra’s concert in the evening of Monday 7th November 2016 at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre concert hall in Brisbane was a treat. The chamber... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Australian Chamber Orchestra’s concert in the evening of Monday 7th November 2016 at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre concert hall in Brisbane was a treat. The chamber ensemble had engaged the services of some prominent wind and brass virtuosos (from the Israel Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Sydney... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We recently attended the Opera House Concert Hall to see Sequenza Italiana. What a stunning performance by world-class musicians. It was the first time that my partner, a musician, and his daughter, a student cellist, has actually attended the ACO. It will be impossible to impress them now, given how amazing their first concert was. And not only are the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We saw them at the Bach-Mozart-Beethoven concert on March 16th. The Grosse Fugue was out of this world.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I have been to see the ACO several times but this concert brought their performance to new heights. It was a great blening of the new with the old. Pekka Kuusisto was a great director and the orchestra (all strings) really responded with a cohesive sound. Honestly I was upset when the performance was over as I did not want... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

I recently heard the ACO with Richard Tognetti who is the Artistic Director and violinist. I was stunned by the quality of the music and the sheer exuberance of the performance. It is always a joy to see musicians who are both professional and passionate. I have only become a classical music fan in recent years but I do recommend... More 

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

If you have an opportunity to hear the ACO, it will always be enjoyable, usually brilliant, often surprising. They are based in Sydney but, luckily for us, travel.

Thank BelleAustralia_59
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

This is the second year I have had an ACO subscription, only previously bought individual tickets and I love them. The latest concert featured Barry Humphries and Meow Meow performing a Concert of songs from the Weimar era and the ACO was as competent and comfortably at home in this genre as their more classical repertoire. I love seeing them... More 

Thank Patricia F
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

Richard T makes this band simply bring the music alive. If you get the chance to attend a performance it's not to be missed

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Reviewed 16 July 2012

This was a concert given by the orchestra as a 'thankyou' to an art gallery in Sydney which supports them. The music as always was superb - Vivaldi a perennial favourite. A surprise was the Shostakovich which was quite wonderful. A youthful and very talented orchestra, always a pleasure to attend their performances.

Thank jan1945
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Reviewed 16 July 2012

Chamber & Classical music isn't for everyone, but if you are in Sydney and you see they are performing, you would be well placed to see them. They generally take Classical music and put a slight twist on it.

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