Brad Lubman, conductor/composer, has gained widespread recognition during the past two decades for his versatility, commanding technique, and insightful interpretations. His guest conducting engagements include major orchestras such as Finnish Radio Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony, Netherlands Radio Kamer Filharmonie, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Bavarian Radio Orchestra in Munich, SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony, Dresdner Philharmonic, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, American Composers Orchestra, New World Symphony, Ojai Festival Orchestra, and the St Paul Chamber Orchestra, performing 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 London Sinfonietta, Ensemble Modern Frankfurt, Klangforum Wien, ASKO Ensemble Amsterdam, and musikFabrik Cologne in Europe, as well as Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group, Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and Steve Reich and Musicians.
Continuous collaborations with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the Radio Kamer Filharmonie as well as with ensembles such as London Sinfonietta and Ensemble Modern Frankfurt include concerts as well as CD recordings. He has recorded for BMG/RCA, Bridge, CRI, Centaur, Koch, New World and Nonesuch. Lubman’s own compositions have been performed in the United States and Europe by various prestigious ensembles. His own music has been performed in the USA and Europe, and can be heard on his first portrait CD, insomniac, on Tzadik.
Lubman is Music Director of the new music ensemble Signal, founded in 2008 and hailed by The New York Times as “one of the most vital groups of its kind.” With critically-praised performances at the Bang on a Can Marathon, Le Poisson Rouge (NYC), and the Ojai Music Festival, Signal has rapidly become a vital force in the American new music scene. 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.
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