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ACO Australian Chamber Orchestra

Central Business District
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Address: Opera Quays | 2 East Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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The best small orchestra in the world

Never fail to delight and amaze: excellent repertoire, technical and emotive briilliance

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 July 2012
John S
Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

Never fail to delight and amaze: excellent repertoire, technical and emotive briilliance

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

Great material. Beautiful instruments, well rehearsed, moving and dynamic experience.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Recently reviewed in the Guardian UK as the best chamber orchestra in the world, such praise is no exaggeration. We have been subscribing for over 10 years and there is not a concert that we do not leave feeling upbeat and on a high. The sheer energy of the ensemble is breathtaking and their music covers all tastes. Highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

The ACO can't be praised enough - they're fresh, and just as cool as classical music can get. Interesting to pick up on where they're from. I think there's a few brilliant emerging musicians from Sydney Youth Orchestra as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

If you like chamber music they have some very nice concerts here and the musicians are very talented

2 Thank Treve B
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

and not just there fab metrolite campaign...these guys are seriously cool and more than approachable - not becaiuse they feature pot-boilers..but becuase their passion and verve sweep you away

2 Thank Jennifer H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

No matter what they play, Richard and the team surpass expectations. Many a rapyuous moment spent in their company. The Red Tree was perhaps one of my most favourite concerts!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

Talented group of young players. The old Violins that the 3 leads use are exquisite to hear & watch being played. Richard is an outstanding player...such talent!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

One of the world's finest little orchestras. Wonderfully led, great players

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

The constant emphasis on youth, while well meaning in terms of attracting new audiences, actively discourages and discrminates against people over 45, partticularly the low income elderly. A poor policy in my view.

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