Founder & Artist Director of Camerata Ireland
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Gold Medal Winner - International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1986
Territory: Greater China and special projects
Barry Douglas has established a major international career since winning the Gold Medal at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, Moscow. As Artistic Director of Camerata Ireland, the only all-Ireland orchestra and the Clandeboye Festival, he continues to celebrate his Irish heritage whilst also maintaining a busy international touring schedule. In January 2021 Barry Douglas was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to music and community relations in the 2021 New Year Honours List.
In recent seasons Barry performed with a list of orchestras that includes the London Symphony, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Russian National, Vancouver and Colorado Symphonies, and the Halle Orchestra. In 16/17 he marked the 30th anniversary of his Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition wins with full Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto cycles with the RTE Orchestra in Dublin and the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast. Also noted for his promotion of contemporary repertoire, he performed the premiere of Kevin Volans’ fourth piano concerto with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and the European premiere of the Penderecki Piano Concerto.
Greater China and special projects:
Wray Armstrong: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Pianist Barry Douglas, Founder & Artistic Director of Camerata Ireland, will embark on a China tour, starting on 9 October, with recitals in Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shenzhen Sea World Culture and Arts Center and a concerto with Xi’an Symphony Orchestra. He will perform Tchaikovsky The Seasons Op. 37a, Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition at the recitals and …
Pianist Barry Douglas, Founder & Artistic Director of Camerata Ireland, will embark on a China tour with flutist Eimear McGeown in December 2018. Performances will take place in Beijing Fobbiden City Concert Hall, Tianjin Grand Theatre, Handan Grand Theatre, Shanghai Oriental Art Center and Chongqing Grand Theatre. On this tour, we will hear authentic Celtic …