Duncan Ward jumps in to make his debut with ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien this week with a performance at the Wien Modern Festival. Repertoire includes Dallapiccola Three questions with two answers, Georges Lentz’s Jerusalem (after Blake), Friedrich Cerha’s Nacht, and the final movement from Mahler’s Symphony No. 10.
The 16/17 season has already seen a number of exciting debuts for Duncan including Bayerischer Rundfunk Munich with Mark Padmore as soloist, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (which included a performance of Duncan’s own work Fumes), Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and Aalborg Symphony Orchestra.
The 2016/17 season includes further debuts with MDR Leipzig, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Ensemble Intercontemporain and at the Lucerne Festival with the Festival Academy Orchestra, return visits to Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and Bamberger Symphoniker, in addition to many and varied projects with Sinfonia Viva and assisting Sir Simon Rattle in Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre with London Symphony Orchestra and Berliner Philharmoniker.
Duncan conducts the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien on Sunday 13 November at Vienna’s Musikverein. More information here.