Barry Douglas discusses – amongst other things – his career, composers, interpretation, recordings, masterclasses, chamber music, competitions, and his annual Clandeboye Festival

Barry Douglas © Katya Kraynova

Winner of the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in 1986, Barry Douglas has toured the world for the last three decades, bringing distinction and splendour to the wide range of concertos he plays, and taking on innumerable institutional responsibilities as well. That is to be expected from any major competition-winner, but perhaps closest to the artist’s heart is the founding of his orchestra, the Camerata Ireland, and overseeing his annual Clandeboye Festival, both of which serve as a meeting place for Irish artists in general and young Irish musicians in particular.

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Monica Huggett’s Women’s Ensemble Brings Great Inspiration to Vivaldi

CanadaCanada Vivaldi: Jane Long, Arwen Myers, Danielle Sampson (sopranos), Laura Pudwell, Vicki St. Pierre, Debi Wong (altos), Debra Nagy (oboe), Kris Kwapis (trumpet), Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble directed by Monica Huggett, Chan Centre, Vancouver, 23.12.2017. (GN)

Monica Huggett & the Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble (c) Jan Gates

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