Duncan Ward


British conductor Duncan Ward enjoys working regularly with some of the leading ensembles and opera houses.

Recent highlights have included engagements with the Orchestre de Paris, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig and Glyndebourne on Tour with Brett Dean’s Hamlet. From 2012-14 he was Conducting Scholar of the Berliner Philharmoniker Orchester-Akademie, to which he was appointed on the recommendation of Sir Simon Rattle. And from 2015 – 2017, he was Principal Conductor of Sinfonia Viva. He also held the post of Associate Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Plans for the 2017-2018 season include debuts with Dresden Philharmonic, Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, BBC Philharmonic, Bamberger Symphoniker, RTE Dublin, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Residentie Orkest and Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana.

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