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 and the Clandeboye Festival, he continues to celebrate his Irish heritage whilst also maintaining a busy international touring schedule across the world.
In 1999 Barry Douglas founded the chamber orchestra Camerata Ireland to celebrate and nurture the very best of young musicians from both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. In addition to striving for musical excellence, one of this orchestra’s aims is to further the peace process in Ireland by promoting dialogue and collaboration through its musical education programmes. Barry Douglas received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2002 New Year’s Honours List for services to music.
Programme to include works by Franz Schubert and Johannes Brahms (subject to change).