Critical Edition Premiere
The world premiere of this new, authoritative performance score of the Ives Symphony No. 4 was given at the Lucerne Festival on 26 August 2012 by the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra under the direction of Péter Eötvös. Assisting him were his Master Class conductors Pierre Dumoussaud, who directed the offstage Distant Choir ensemble in the Prelude and Finale, Chin-Chao Lin, who assisted on stage for the Comedy, Andrés Salado, who directed the offstage B.U. percussion in the Finale, and Mariano Chiacchiarini, who assisted on stage during the Finale.