Brandon Keith Brown
Brandon Keith Brown is an award-winning conductor and activist who works internationally to high acclaim with numerous orchestras. As audience favorite and a laureate of the 2012 Sir Georg Solti Competition in Frankfurt am Main, he’s led the Frankfurt Radio, the Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester-Berlin, and the Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin among others. He is also a teacher, speaker, writer, and consultant on racism in the classical music. Lectures include at Humboldt University, and UDK. He has published interviews and articles in German and English media (e.g. NPR, Deutschlandfunk, Der Tagesspiegel, Die ZEIT, Medium). He’s been a panelist on Deutsche Welle, interviewed by WDR TV, and recently ARTE. He attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and is a graduate of Northwestern University, and the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University. In the summer term of 2021, Brown will co-teach a seminar on Race and Music in the history department of Freie Universität's John-F.-Kennedy-Institut.
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More articles and interviews: https://brandonkeithbrown.com/interviews%2Fwriting
Performance: Mendelssohn Meeresstulle und glückliche Fahrt
Race and Music, Jessica Gienow-Hecht, Brandon Keith Brown, Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00 (B and C)