Barry Douglas & Camerata Ireland
Barry Douglas, piano & conductor
Mairead Hickey, violin
Ed Creedon, viola
Killian White, cello
Tom Myles, clarinet
Kevin Jansson, piano
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Haydn Cello Concerto in C (Killian White, cello)
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat for violin & viola (Mairéad Hickey, violin and Ed Creedon, viola)
Mozart Clarinet Concerto (Tom Myles, clarinet)
Mozart Double Piano Concerto in E flat (Kevin Jansson & Barry Douglas, pianos)
Camerata Ireland was founded in 1999 by international pianist, conductor, educator and recording artist, Barry Douglas. His vision was to create a chamber orchestra of excellence to match the best in the world. Camerata Ireland brings together the finest Irish musicians to celebrate the wealth of musical talent from within the island of Ireland and it has has given performances throughout the USA and Europe, and in Asia.
This programme showcases five outstanding young Irish soloists who have taken part in Camerata Ireland’s annual summer festival and academy at Clandeboye, Co. Down: cellist Killian White (winner of the RDS Music Bursary 2018); prize-winning Cork pianist Kevin Jansson; Northern Irish clarinetist Tom Myles (Principal Clarinet in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain); viola player Ed Creedon and violinist Mairéad Hickey, both already firmly established as among Ireland’s finest soloists and chamber musicians.
The programme features favourite concertos by Haydn and Mozart