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Brad Lubman

Each of his appearances proves that he is one of the best conductors, with a particular passion for spreading contemporary music (Resmusica)


Brad Lubman, American conductor and composer, has gained widespread recognition for his versatility, commanding technique and insightful interpretations over the course of more than two decades. He is much in demand with major orchestras in Europe and the USA and has been successful in building regular partnerships with several well-known orchestras and ensembles such as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, NDR Symphony Orchestra, WDR Symphony Orchestra and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Alongside his busy schedule in Germany, he is also frequently asked to conduct some of the world’s leading orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra.


In addition, he has worked with some of the most important European and American ensembles for contemporary music, including the Ensemble Modern, London Sinfonietta, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble MusikFabrik, Ensemble Resonanz, Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group, and Steve Reich and Musicians.


Last season Brad Lubman was featured at Grafenegg Festival in all his facets; as a conductor, composer and an outstanding teacher. As part of his residency he led the Tonkünstler Orchestra in works by Brahms and Mahler as well as the world premiere of his Reflections for orchestra. In 2018/19 he will appear on the podium of major international orchestras including the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, New World Symphony, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto as well as the Radio Symphony Orchestras of Munich (BR), Leipzig (MDR), Cologne (WDR), Saarbrücken (Deutsche Radio Philharmonie) and Paris (Orchestra Philharmonique de Radio France).


Brad Lubman is founding Co-Artistic and Music Director of the NY-based Ensemble Signal. Their recording of Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians on harmonia mundi was awarded a Diapason d’or in June 2015 and appeared on the Billboard Classical Crossover charts. He is also Associate Professor of Conducting and Ensembles at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, as well as on the faculty at the Bang-on-a-Can Summer Institute.


Brad Lubman has recorded for Harmonia Mundi, Nonesuch, AEON, BMG/RCA, Kairos, Mode, NEOS, and Cantaloupe.

Season 2018/19