Sydney Contemporary Orchestra

Founded in 2013 and led by its Founding Conductor, Artistic, and Executive Director Dr. Brian Chatpo Koo, the Sydney Contemporary Orchestra (SCO) is dedicated to exploring and promoting new music by contemporary composers.

Based in Sydney Australia and comprised of about 100 of Sydney’s finest professional musicians, the SCO offers high-standard professional video recording concerts for contemporary orchestral music providing significant incentives for composers to pursue creative endeavors in new music and to enrich the music culture of our times. 

Since 2013, we have hosted 18 concerts and performed almost 100 new works of composers from almost 50 countries and regions around the world.