Brian Chatpo Koo

A music creator, dog lover, founding conductor, Artistic and Executive Director of the Sydney Contemporary Orchestra, Western Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and the SCO Youth Symphony...

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".......the Accordes Quartet delivered a convincing reading of Brian Chatpo Koo's String Quartet No. 2. Bristling with dissonance, angularity and intensity, the piece offered the white-hot inspiration one seldom encounters on the western concert circuit these days.".

William Littler, Music critic, The Toronto Star, 9/12/1997

 

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"I am impressed by the originality of his thinking and by his work. He has found a way, in his music, to place Western avant-garde techniques and structures at the service of this own particular beliefs and inherited culture."

Peter Sculthorpe, Professor in music, University of Sydney, Australia

 

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One is continually drawn to the impressive range and subtlety of textures, the harmonic richness, rhythmic flexibility and formal procedures. The works are satisfying in their range of expression and the way in which they lead the listener to ever deeper levels on subsequent listening.

John Rimmer, Professor in music, University of Auckland, New Zealand