Conducting all over the world

Dirk Brossé is regarded as one of the leading artists, conducting a wide range of symphonic repertoire and cross-over projects all over the world.

Dirk Brossé has guest-conducted many major orchestras throughout the world, among them, the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic, Vancouver Opera, Opéra de Lyon, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the Philharmonic Orchestras of Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Basel, Madrid, Birmingham, Ulster, Liverpool, Glasgow, Stavanger, Goteborg, Prague, Copenhagen, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Queensland, St Petersburg, Caracas, Hiroshima, Osaka, Munich, Dublin, Krakow, Budapest, Vancouver, and Los Angeles. In 2008 he made his first appearance at the Royal Albert Hall in London, conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. In 2016 he made his debut at the Carnegie Hall, New York.

Music Director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Since 2010, Dirk Brossé is Music Director of The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, a founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, is a 33-member professional ensemble led by Music Director, Sir Dirk Brossé. The orchestra mission is to be a sustainable musical institution that brings the intimate experience of a world-class chamber orchestra performance to the greater Philadelphia area, enriching the musical life of the City and region by the integrity and excellence of its musicianship, the boldness and vitality of its programming, and by cultivating and building the loyalty of its audiences, musicians and supporters.

Maestro Brossé is leading the orchestra since 2010. As Music Director he has worked with world class soloists such as Lorenzo Gatto, Elissa Lee Koljonen, Elena Urioste, Mark O’ Connor, Roberto Diaz, Gabriella Martinez, Sara Sant’Ambrogio, Conrad Tao, Ching-Yun Hu, HJ Lim, Rami Khalife, Mimi Stillman, Anthony Mcgill, Alison Balsom, Tine Thing Helseth, Catherine Michel, Wu Man, and Simon Shaheen and many other first class artists.

He conducted world premieres by following composers: Yoi-Kwong Chung, Michel Legrand, Jonathan Leshnoff, Hannibal Lokumbe, Elliot Goldenthal, Conrad Tao, Kenneth Fuchs, Daron Hagen, Nick DiBernardino, Steve Mackey, Andrea Clearfield, Simon Shaheen, Martha Mooke, Mark O’Connor, Raphael Fusco, Adam Vidiksis, Salvatore di Vittorio and Dai Wei.

Music Director World Soundrack Awards / Film Fest Ghent

Dirk Brossé is the musical director of Film Fest Ghent. Every year he invites movie composers from all overal the world to join him in the World Soundtrack Awards.

Film Fest Ghent has been focusing the spotlight on film music for decades. That makes it, according to Variety and The Wall Street Journal, one of the unmissable film festivals on the calendar. Every year, both renowned and new talent travel to Ghent to attend the music events, from the film music/industry days to the World Soundtrack Awards Concert. Created and launched by Film Fest Ghent in 2001, the World Soundtrack Academy is an international community of screen composers and industry professionals that supports the art of film music through cultural, promotional, educational and professional activities.

The WSAcademy promotes film music worldwide through the annual presentation of the World Soundtrack Awards, which recognise outstanding achievements, as well as through the development of other promotional activities. Maestro Brossé was the conductor of the very first edition in 2000.

Since 2010 he is Music Director of Film Fest Ghent and the WSA. Maestro Brossé has conducted and recorded in close relationship with Brussels Philharmonic the music of Hans Zimmer, Elmer Bernstein, George Delerue, Craig Armstrong, Patrick Doyle, Howard Shore, Elliot Goldenthal, Maurice Jarre, Gabriel Yared, Alexandre Desplat, Gustavo Santaolalla, Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Angelo Badalamenti, Alberto Iglesias, James Newton Howard, Carter Burwell, Nico Muhly, Marvin Hamlisch, Zbigniev Preizner, Giorgio Moroder, Philippe Sarde, Francis Lai, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Shigeru Umebayashi, Frederic Devreese and many other first class composers.