Sunday 30th May 2021, 3:00pm - Sunday 6th June 2021, 11:00pm
Barry Douglas – Online Stream
Limerick Concert Series presents
University Concert Hall is delighted to welcome pianist Barry Douglas as part of its inaugural Awakening Limerick Concert Series. This online stream will be recorded live from the UCH stage and be available to view from Sunday 30th of May at 3pm – Sunday 6th June.
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 win 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.
Other recent highlights include a major UK tour with the Russian State Symphony Orchestra, and appearances with the RTE, Barcelona and Sydney Symphonies as well as a continuation of his collaboration with the Borodin String Quartet. A highly sought after recitalist and chamber musician, he has given performances across the globe from Royal Albert Hall, Barbican and Wigmore Hall and the Verbier Festival to the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, Grand Theatre in Shanghai and other cities in China.
Streaming In 3 Simple Steps:
- Purchase tickets through the ‘Book Now’ button on the right or below
- Once you have purchased your tickets, you’ll receive an email containing a link to watch the show
- When the show is due to begin click ‘watch now’ and the stream will begin
Your ticket allows you to view the online stream up to three times and will be available until 11.30pm on Sunday 6th June.
Presented by UCH