(Signal/Reich Music for 18 on Harmonia Mundi) Awarded Diapason d'Or in June 2015.
-Diapason Magazine
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"Ensemble Signal and its music director, Brad Lubman, bring the music’s sounds (Signal/Reich Music for 18 on Harmonia Mundi), textures, and shapes into amazingly sharp focus..."
-The Boston Globe (May 23, 2015)
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“There’s tremendous, unstoppable energy in this performance (Signal/Reich Music for 18 on Harmonia Mundi), an urgent edge to its textures and a surging power to its thrilling climaxes, that make the greatness of the music unmistakable."
-The Guardian - 5 stars (May 21, 2015)
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“Even if more recordings are released next year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this work, Steve Reich’s instant classic, none will likely be more sensational than this (Signal/Reich Music for 18 on Harmonia Mundi)."
-NYTimes (May 6, 2015)
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"...Music for 18 Musicians, performed by New York's Ensemble Signal, cleanly and with conviction- OK, one of the marimba players downright rocked...sent ripples of melody throughout the theatre, until the audience responded with enough of their own clapping music to require multiple bows."
-Rolling Stone (March 31, 2014)
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“...’Tehillim’ is distinguished by its pulsing energy, rhythmic complexity and vigor, harmonic shifts and ecstatic moods, all superbly conveyed by Ensemble Signal...”
-NYTimes (May 19, 2014)
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“It was a tremendous performance (Reich's Music for 18 Musicians) that yielded the loudest standing ovation of the weekend — 10 minutes, no less...Not a soul would argue against such credibility; an incredible conclusion for an incredible weekend."
-Consequence of Sound (March 31, 2014)
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“The lively harpsichordist Kristian Bezuidenhout joined Ensemble Signal, the dynamic New York-based contemporary-music group, under its conductor Brad Lubman...it was inspiring to see the accomplished players of Ensemble Signal reveling in the 18th-century pieces”
-NYTimes (April 30, 2013)
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"The impressive performers were members of Ensemble Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman…The performance was dazzling."
-NYTimes (April 19, 2013)
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"…the new-music ensemble Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman, brought its customary authority to three works…brilliantly executed."
-NYTimes (May 14, 2012)
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"…Mr. Wuorinen’s pungent score, performed with aplomb by the excellent Ensemble Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman."
-NYTimes (February 21, 2012)
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"…a relaxing way to hear challenging modern music…The setting was ideal for Helmut Lachenmann’s Pression…Two little girls seated on the stage floor listened raptly, then talked quietly afterward to compare their reactions.”
-NYTimes (February 8, 2012)
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"...warm-hued performance by string players from the Signal Ensemble and the pianist
Michael Riesman, this music had a fleeting Mendelssohnian spirit at times…"
-NYTimes (January 30, 2012)
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"...Signal did a superb job of highlighting the nebulous, tactile qualities of the Ligeti...”
-NYTimes (May 22, 2011)
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“Julia Wolfe’s ...“Cruel Sister” had its New York premiere on Thursday night at the Miller Theater, brilliantly performed by 18 players from the Ensemble Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman.”
-NY Times (February 4, 2011)
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“New music dream team” 
-Time out NY, Best of 2010 Classical and Opera (December 17, 2010) 
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“...Top Shelf...”
-NPR, 5 Best Genre Defying Albums of 2010 (Penelope) (December 8, 2010)
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“The concert ended with “...zwei Gefühle...: Musik mit Leonardo”... the Signal Ensemble, conducted vibrantly by Brad Lubman. Mr. Lachenmann spoke the texts... the audience whooped and cheered after every work.”
-NYTimes (April 2, 2010)
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“Mr. Lubman conducted a clear, vital performance, and Signal made this dense, heavily syncopated score [Reich’s Double Sextet] breathe and dance.”
-NYTimes (June 24, 2009)
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“...one of the most vital groups of its kind...The directness and energy of the playing, heard at such close range, had a visceral power that was hard to resist.”
-NYTimes (May 19, 2009) 
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“Signal vividly demonstrated its affinity for Mr. Reich’s music, with Brad
Lubman leading vibrant, euphoric performances that seemed to electrify the remarkably youthful audience.”
-NYTimes (September 17, 2008)
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“Brad Lubman conducted (Signal)...with gripping vehemence.”
-LATimes (June 10, 2008)

“...deeply committed performances.” 
-Musical America (June 9, 2008)

“Years ago, Reich predicted that orchestras would need to change, to become more flexible in order to perform more than the extremely narrow band of repertoire we keep hearing over and over... With Brad Lubman’s Signal, composed of some of New York’s most accomplished music players, that day seems closer. In only its second official performance, the group nailed Eight Lines and Reich’s new-ish Daniel Variations.”
-San Francisco Classical Voice (June 10, 2008)