The Aspen Times

“…a deceptively carefree title for a piece bubbling with dark undertones and sharp humor.” -Harvey Steiman, The Aspen Times (July 23rd, 2019), regarding Conor Abbott Brown’s composition How to Relax with Origami

The New York Times

“The composers John Boggs and Conor Brown collaborated on ‘Seeress.’ Two sopranos sang texts in an invented language, which meshed colorfully over a creatively wrought electronic tapestry.” -Vivien Schweitzer, The New York Times (March 18th, 2011)

“…Currents of Turkish and Latin American folk music yield a zesty, off-kilter march that crops up throughout the piece like the ritornello of a Baroque rondo.” -Allan Kozinn, The New York Times (September 16, 2008), regarding Conor Abbott Brown’s composition Cloud Forest

Secret Society

“Clarinetist Conor Brown … did an admirable job with the  klezmer inflections.” -Darcy James Argue (September 21st, 2007), regarding a performance of Osvaldo Golijov’s The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind