David Ward’s music has been commissioned by, amongst others, the BBC, London Festival Orchestra, Edinburgh Quartet, Bingham String Quartet, Saltire Quartet, Shetland Arts Trust, Woodend Music Society, Woodend Arts, Ross Pople, Michael Beeston, Shinobu Miki, Nigel Boddice and Richard Stilgoe, with funds from the Arts Council of GB, the Scottish Arts Council, Creative Scotland, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the National Lottery as well as sponsors, subscribers and trust funds. David has also received direct grants from the Arts Council of Great Britain, the Scottish Arts Council and Enterprise North East as well as from the Hope-Scott Trust, John Younger Trust and other trusts and foundations.



David Ward: Arias and Cadenzas @ Woodend Barn, Banchory
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm

Arias and Cadenzas is commissioned for the sound festival 2017 to accompany video and still projections by Oonagh Devoy. The premiere is scheduled for Sunday 5 November 2017 at 3.00 pm at Woodend Barn, Banchory, with cellist Rohan de Saram, his son Suren de Saram on percussion (vibraphone, temple blocks & drum kit) and pianist Kausikan Rajeshkumar.