David Ward, born in 1941, studied composition under Alexander Goehr and has been composing operatic works since 1962. In 1998 he moved from the island of Yell in Shetland to a farm near Huntly where he has lived ever since. His compositions range from solo sonatas to operas large and small and many things in between.
In 2019, he started writing his chamber opera, B means B for Deveron Projects.
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