Dirk Brosse

Christopher McAllen

This month's Applause broadcast with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia is the final one in the Orchestra's Improvisionaries series.  Music Director Dirk Brossé conducts a concert with jazz and bluegrass-inspired works by Dai Wei, as well as Maestro Brossé's arrangement of Dave Brubeck's classic Blue Rondo à la Turk.

Works by J.S. Bach, Gabriel Fauré, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Johann Nepomuk Hummel are on the program for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's broadcast on WRTI 90.1, Sunday, May 20th from 5 to 6 pm. 

Join us for another broadcast in the Improvisionaries season of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. Highlights from two of this season’s Chamber Orchestra concerts will be heard in the orchestra’s monthly broadcast, hosted by Jack Moore.

We’ll hear highlights from this season’s Improvisionaries series with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Sunday at 5 PM on WRTI 90.1.

Join us on Sunday, November 19th from 5 to 6 pm for our monthly broadcast of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. This month you'll hear two centuries of works, ranging from Haydn to Malcolm Arnold.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art; Bequest of Charles C. Willis, 1956

This week’s solar eclipse has a lot of people thinking about outer space. In his new composition, written for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Dirk Brossé uses the “spacey” sounds of an unusual instrument to depict an important encounter that took place on Earth -- not far from WRTI. 

The Philadelphia Museum of Art; The George W. Elkins Collection, 1924

If you love both visual art and music, tune in this Sunday, June 18th at 5 pm to hear the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia perform the world premiere of Music Director Dirk Brossé’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

Each of the seven movements was inspired by a different American painting from the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. WRTI’s Debra Lew Harder talked with Dirk Brossé, who also conducts the performance, about his piece. Here’s an edited excerpt from the interview.

Join us on Sunday from 5 to 6 pm to hear the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia’s ground-breaking, all-American program, recorded in concert last month. Dirk Brossé conducts Sounds of America, and features works by Daron Hagen, Austin Wintory, and Walter Piston.

The third Sunday of the month on WRTI at 5 pm is our broadcast of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and this month we present a delightful mix of pieces from three different concerts.

Our monthly broadcast of The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia presents the U.S. premiere of a work for piano and orchestra by the Lebanese-born, French composer Rami Kalifé.  

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