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August 21, 2019

Library Journal, the leading industry publication for library and information science, recently recognized Brown's work in library programming and community engagement by naming him to the 2019 class of Movers & Shakers (Innovators). This annual awards program recogniz...

February 9, 2018

"Brown, appointed to the newly created senior staff position of Director of Special Productions & Initiatives, is a Honduran-American arts producer who comes to the organization from the Library of Congress. In this new role, he will build upon Washington Performing Ar...

February 16, 2016

Each year around Valentine’s Day we ask some of our favorite D.C. residents what they love about D.C. We round up artists, musicians, architects, designers, gallery owners, non-profit folk, musicians, local heroes, chefs and more that make D.C. a city we love.

 

We’ve as...

July 4, 2015

"The liner-notes by Nicholas Alexander Brown are excellent and include good descriptions of each work, brief notes about the composer, the Project and the conductor Gil Rose." - by John France/MusicWeb International Review of BMOP Irving Fine: Complete Orchestral Works

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December 15, 2014

EXCERPT: "I thought it would be great if I could find that music and offer it to the Baltimore Symphony to perform a few years later to mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. When I searched the Internet for "Sept. 13, 1814" and "Ferde Grofé," I found nothing—b...

December 8, 2014

 

EXCERPT: "A real reappraisal of Fine’s work would involve an orchestra with, at the very least, performances of the “Toccata Concertante” and that “Symphony 1962”; the Boston Modern Orchestral Project offered such a concert in May. But the Library of Congress, which h...

November 27, 2014

EXCERPT: "The Irving Fine Society is run by Nicholas Alexander Brown. Brown has also been in charge of the centennial festivities at the Library of Congress this week. Special note should be made of Brown's oral histories. Thanks to Brown for personal encouragement (in...

November 1, 2014

Check out William Robin's feature on the Irving Fine Centennial in The New York Times.

Irving Fine conducting at Tanglewood, 1962 (Irving Fine Collection, Library of Congress)

EXCERPT: "...Mr. Brown created the [Irving Fine] society while an undergraduate at Brandei...

September 22, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

by Tim Page

 

[EXCERPT] The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been showing a lot of love for the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore and the poem Francis Scott Key was inspired to write after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry.

 

The BSO celebra...

September 21, 2014

 

SoundNotion podcast, taped September 21, 2014

 

This week’s topics include:

  • This week on SoundNotion, Irving Fine Society founder and Library of Congress concert producer Nicholas Brownjoins the panel.

  • We discuss the wide variety of concerts...

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