for Chamber Orchestra
In summer 2010 Dirk Brossé was appointed music director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. During his inauguration concert that same year, he gave a musical surprise to the city in which he was to work for the next decade: the Philadelphia Overture. This work is dedicated to the city – America’s first capital – and to its people. In it we hear the energy, the power, the freedom and the vitality of multi ethnic Philadelphia: the City of Brotherly Love….
2222 / 2210 / timp + 1 perc* / strings
glockenspiel – suspended cymbal – tubular bells – bar chimes – triangle
World premiere by The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, conducted by Dirk Brossé on September 26, 2010 at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia.
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Live recording by The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia available
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