Camerata Ireland with Barry Douglas

Camerata Ireland with Barry Douglas

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 8.00pm

Camerata Ireland
Barry Douglas, piano/director
Niall Keatley, trumpet

Seán Doherty Clandeboye Overture
​​​​John Field Nocturnes in E minor and E flat for piano & strings (arr by B Douglas)
Shostakovich Concerto for piano and trumpet Op 35 (1933)
​​​​​​Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48

Pre-Concert Talk | Kevin Barry Recital Room | 6.45pm
In advance of the performance of Seán Doherty’s Clandeboye Overture by Barry Douglas and Camerata Ireland, join Seán in conversation with Ciara Higgins.

Camerata Ireland brings together great Irish music-making with their musicians and two Irish composers - John Field and the young Derry composer Seán Doherty. There will be two Russian masterworks also - Shostakovich Concerto for piano and trumpet - featuring the Northern Irish trumpeter Niall Keatley - and Barry Douglas on piano. Finishing the concert will be the radiant Serenade for Strings by Tchaikovsky.

“This is a mix of well-known and new music to lift the sprints and look forward to the next chapter in our country, after the darkness of the past months.” ​Barry Douglas

Camerata Ireland is a group of musicians from both parts of Ireland, some just starting out on their careers and some well-established musicians. Established by the internationally renowned pianist, Barry Douglas, Camerata Ireland exists to celebrate the incredible musical talents that exude from this small island on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

As we emerge from the Covid-19 Pandemic, NCH and Ireland’s leading ensembles and soloists come together to create a collaboratively developed season exploring themes of healing, recovery and change.

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