BBC Radio 3 Summer Invitation Concert: Barry Douglas Celebration

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BBC Invitation Concerts

Britten Russian Funeral
Britten Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky Fantasie de concert
Tchaikovsky Cappriccio Italien

Rumon Gamba Conductor
Barry Douglas Piano

BBC Northern Ireland has a long-established and productive partnership with the Ulster Orchestra. This includes a busy programme of broadcast concerts and events, and helps to bring great music to audiences at home and around the UK. The BBC Summer Invitation Concert series has been a mainstay of the Ulster Orchestra’s summer schedule for many years now, creating recordings for live and future broadcast on BBC Radio 3, and this year takes British music as its theme.

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'We have a very special relationship with the Ulster Orchestra. Its musicians and music-making are at the heart of our big community events. And they’ve provided us with many memorable broadcasting moments – demonstrating how music can inspire, enrich and entertain.'
Peter Johnston, Director BBC Northern Ireland