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Welcome to the official website of the internationally renowned Irish pianist Barry Douglas.

Here you can browse the latest news and reviews, video clips, concert dates, and listen to tracks from his latest recordings.  Enjoy the site!

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9th November 2018

The soloist for this concert was Irish pianist Barry Douglas, whose relaxed approach to Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No.2 made light of its fiendish rhythmic demands. Its central slow movement is some of the saddest music the composer wrote, but the opening is playful and jazzy, and that bluesy feel returns …READ MORE

9th November 2018

Next up was pianist Barry Douglas, who movingly interpreted Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 1 in the concert’s centrepiece performance. Written when the composer was, astonishingly, just 17 and 18 (although substantially revised in his 40s), Douglas deftly captured the quick switches in tone, from a moving delicacy through the gamut …READ MORE