Conductor and composer Brad Lubman has gained widespread recognition during the past two decades for his versatility, commanding technique, and insightful interpretations, and he has worked with a great variety of illustrious musical figures including Pierre Boulez, Oliver Knussen, Steve Reich, and John Zorn.

Brad Lubman's guest conducting engagements include major orchestras such as the Finnish Radio Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich, Bavarian Radio Orchestra in Munich, SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony, Dresden Philharmonic, NDR-Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, American Composers Orchestra, New World Symphony and the St Paul Chamber Orchestra, with whom he performs a broad repertoire ranging from classical to contemporary orchestral works. In addition, he has worked with some of the most important European and American ensembles for contemporary music, including Klangforum Wien, ASKO Ensemble Amsterdam and musikFabrik, as well as the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group, Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and Steve Reich and Musicians.

Continuous collaborations with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Radio Kamer Filharmonie, London Sinfonietta and Ensemble Modern include concerts as well as CD recordings. He is founding co-Artistic Director and Music Director of Ensemble Signal.

Brad Lubman is Associate Professor of Conducting and Ensembles at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York where he has directed the Musica Nova ensemble since joining the faculty in 1997. He is also on the faculty of the Bang-on-a-Can Summer Institute.

His own music has been performed in the United States and Europe and can be heard on his first portrait CD, insomniac, on Tzadik. He has also recorded for Albany, BMG/RCA, Bridge, Cantaloupe, CRI, Kairos, Koch, Mode, New World, Nonesuch and Orange Mountain.


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