Dirk Brossé Nominated and to Conduct in World Soundtrack Awards
We are excited Air-Edel composer Dirk Brossé has received a nomination in the World Soundtrack Awards for Best Original Score for a Belgian Production for his the popular nature documentary Onze Natuur.
Dirk Brossé will conduct the Brussels Philharmonic in the PRESS PLAY: Music in Games concert and the World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony & Concert, featuring music by Nicola Piovani, Laurence Rosenthal and Eiko Ishibashi
Dirk is an internationally acclaimed conductor and award winning composer, is currently Music Director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and Music Director of the Ghent Film Festival. He is also professor of composition and conducting at the School of Arts / Royal Conservatory of Music in his hometown Ghent, Belgium.
Dirk Brossé has guest-conducted many top orchestras, all over 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.
Maestro Brossé is also a highly-regarded, award-winning composer, whose body of some 400 works includes concerti, oratorios, lieder, chamber music and symphonic pieces, as well as scores for cinema, television and stage, such as the Emmy-nominated score for the BBC/HBO series, Parade’s End. Other scores include Prince of Africa, Daens, Sacco & Vanzetti, Tintin, Rembrandt, Ben X, Pauline & Paulette, 14-18 and Scrooge.
The World Soundtrack Awards are held from the 19th – 22nd October.