Robert Ward: Symphonies 3 and 6

Nicholas Kitchen (violin), Yeesun Kim (cello), Meng-Chieh Liu (piano), Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Triangle Chamber Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Igor Buketoff, Lorenzo Muti, Alan Balter

Catalog #: TROY0929
Release Date: June 1, 2007
Format: Digital

A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in 1962 for the opera The Crucible (TROY025-26), Robert Ward is one of the last of a great generation of American composers whose music is full of patriotic high spirits and optimism, with equal measures of warmth and heartfelt melody.


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Track Listing

Title Composer Performer
Symphony No. 3 Robert Ward Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Igor Buketoff, conductor
Dialogues, Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello & Piano with Orchestra Robert Ward Triangle Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Kitchen, violin, Yeesun Kim, cello, Meng-Chieh Liu, piano, Lorenzo Muti, conductor
Symphony No. 6 Robert Ward Triangle Chamber Orchestra, Lorenzo Muti, conductor
A Western Set (from the opera Lady Kate) Robert Ward Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Alan Balter, conductor


  • "This CD is highly recommended for your acquaintance with a most deserving American composer!"

    – Audiophile Audition

  • "Ward is an important composer. One hopes that more of his music will be recorded soon."

    – American Record Guide

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