Welcome to the official site of Dirk Brossé

For more than 40 years Dirk Brossé has worked all over the world as a highly respected and award winning composer and conductor. He is currently Music Director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and the Ghent Film Festival. John Williams chose him as Principal Conductor for the Star Wars in Concert World Tour. He is professor of composition and conducting at the School of Arts / Royal Conservatory of Music in Ghent (B).

Dirk Brossé has composed over 400 works including concerti, oratorios, lieder, chamber music and symphonic works. He has also composed extensively for stage, cinema and television. His score for the BBC/HBO series Parade’s End was nominated for an Emmy Award. He has made more than 100 CD recordings and has collaborated with world-class artists such as John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Jessye Norman, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Herman Van Rompuy, John Malkovich, Stijn Coninx, Frank Van Laecke and many, many more.

In the season 2020 – 2021, Dirk Brossé celebrates his 60th birthday and his 40-year career in music.

Happy Birthday, Dirk Brossé!

During this season, many concerts, events, lectures, new compositions and world premieres will highlight this extraordinary anniversary: the release of the new album Brussels Philharmonic plays Dirk Brossé; anniversary concerts in BOZAR, Brussels; Leuven; Muziekcentrum De Bijloke, Ghent; Kimmel Center, Philadelphia; and his home town Destelbergen. Due to COVID-19, most of these activities are cancelled or postponed to a later date. (More information later.)