by KYW’s Mike Dougherty

The fall season for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia opens later this month with a new front man:

“Our incoming music director Dirk Brosse”

There’s no shortage of excitement for executive director Peter Gistelinck:

“We have a great opening program in September. September 25, 26,27,28. It’s a program around two composers — Mozart and Chopin.”

And a special guest will join the orchestra:

“Gabriela Martinez, a Venezuelan pianist. She’s a very, very charming and very attractive lady, but she’s a very renowned soloist.”

Also new, Temple University’s Baptist Temple will host 5 concerts this season:

“It’s important to reach out to the community, to bring music to the people of the different communities.”

For more info visit and for the box office call 215-893-1709.