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 US and has been successful in building regular partnerships with several well-known
orchestras and ensembles, including the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, NDR Elbphilharmonie 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, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, and the Shanghai
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.
After recently conducting major international orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala and
the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, for the 2021/22 season Brad Lubman will be appearing with the SWR
Symphonieorchester, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra Hamburg, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Orchestre Philharmonique de
Radio France and the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra among others.
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. In Spring 2019, he led the ensemble in the premiere of Steve Reich’s Reich/Richter as part of the Reich
Richter Pärt project at the opening of New York art space The Shed.
He is also 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. In 2017,
he was Composer in Residence at the Grafenegg Festival; his compositions have been performed by acclaimed ensembles
such as the Tonkünstler Orchester Austria and musicians from the Los Angeles Philharmonic. 2020 featured the premiere
of a new piece written for Rudolf Buchbinder, premiered at the Vienna Musikverein, which Buchbinder also recorded for