Eamonn Mallie in conversation with Barry Douglas

 

For years the Northern Ireland name synonymous with classical music on the world stage was flautist James Galway. Today the man in bright lights around the globe is classical pianist and conductor Barry Douglas.

Back in town readying for the Clandeboye Festival of Music, Barry had only a minute or two for the Queen in the Lyric Theatre today but was more generous with his time for eamonnmallie.com: