Film, Video Camerata Ireland: Pre-Concert Discussion

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Camerata Ireland: Pre-Concert Discussion
Barry Douglas, pianists and founder of Camerata Ireland, engages in a pre-concert discussion with Phillip Hammond, Creative Director of Rediscover Northern Ireland.
Event Date
March 23, 2007
-  Barry Douglas won the Gold Medal at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow - the only non-Russian since Van Cliburn to have won this prestigious award outright. He had previously won the Bronze Medal at the Van Cliburn Competition in Texas in 1985 and the top prize in the Santander Paloma O'Shea competition in Spain. Douglas has performed with every major international orchestra and collaborated with conductors such as Ashkenazy, Colin Davis, Jansons, Masur, Maazel, Previn, Rostropovich, Kurt Sanderling, Slatkin, Svetlanov, Tilson-Thomas and Temirkanov. With the great success of his orchestra Camerata Ireland, he increasingly devotes part of his time to conducting. He has directed cycles of the complete Beethoven Symphonies (in November 2002) and Mozart and Schubert Symphonies and Mozart Concertos in 2000 and 2001. Douglas received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2002 New Year's Honours List for services to music. He also received a Fellowship of the Royal College of Music, where he is Prince Consort Professor of Piano and an Hon. Doctorate of Music from Queens University Belfast.
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Running Time
30 minutes 40 seconds
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