Biography

Performing with Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra as the third prize winner of the 2012 Sir Georg Solti International Conductors’ Competition, he was "... the stand-out audience favorite." (Norman Lebrecht, Slipped Disc).

 

In April 2013, Brown gave a celebrated European debut with the Badische Staatskapelle, executing an "extremely demanding program which was mastered by the young conductor with flying colors. "(Klassik.com) This led to a debut with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSB), to which he was promptly re-invited. Other engagements include the Staatskapelle Weimar, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. In 2018 he makes his debut with the Nürnberger Symphoniker.

 

As an accomplished opera conductor, Brown has directed, among others, performances of The Merry Wives of Windsor, Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte and Puccini's Suor Angelica. He has also assisted on Britten's Albert Herring and studied Puccini's Il Trittico under Lorin Maazel. 


Brown is a passionate educator who has gained a wealth of experience as a university professor and youth orchestra leader. In addition, in 2011 and 2012 he conducted members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the opera camps for children of the Salzburg Festival. 



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