The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Season Opening Concert, AFRICA

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 2:30pm - Monday, October 8, 2018 - 9:30pm
The Perelman Theater, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Dirk Brossé welcome audiences to the opening concert of their 2018-2019 Season titled, Migrations. Join Dirk Brossé and world-renowned composer and kora virtuoso Tunde Jegede as they bring a new vision to contemporary African and Western classical music. Performing the works of Schubert and Arriaga along with the Philadelphia Premiere of Cycle of Reckoning by Tunde Jegede, experience the historic Chamber Orchestra sound in our intimate home of the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater.

Sun, October 7, 2018 at 2:30 PM
Perelman Theater

Mon, October 8, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater

Dirk Brossé, Conductor
Tunde Jegede, Kora


Schubert – Overture in the Italian Style, D. 590
Arriaga – Symphony in D
Fela Sowande – African Suite for String Orchestra
Tunde Jegede – Interlude: solo kora
Jegede – Cycle of Reckoning for Kora and Chamber Orchestra



Brunch with Brossé

Comcast Circle at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Catered by Garces

Join Music Director Dirk Brossé as he offers a taste of music from the classical world and more. Examine the music from the concert, as well as other surprise works, through the eyes of the Maestro in a round table discussion with a catered brunch by Garces Restaurants. Discover how Director Brossé brings music from the page to the stage.

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Classical Conversations

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia continues our wildly popular post-concert program on Sundays. Please join our Music Director and/or our guest artists for informal and informative Q&A session following the matinée.

Concerts and Cocktails

Join us after our Monday evening performances at the Kimmel Center PECO Bar for Concert & Cocktails where you can mingle and get to know the Chamber Orchestra over cocktails at the bar! (cash bar)