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Gerald Barry, Composer
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Gerald Barry (born 28 April 1952) is an Irish composer. Born in Clarecastle, County Clare, Republic of Ireland, he studied with Karlheinz Stockhausen and Mauricio Kagel. His music is notable for its inherent use of real thematic development. Although , paradoxically, Barry's music shifts between blocks of thematic material, often without any reason or preparation. There is an element of humour in his music, using titles such as '_____' and 'Bob', ending in unexpected places and shifting fr...
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by Keith Clarke Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest makes its European concert debut at the Barbican [...]
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Gerald Barry’s Wilde opera features megaphones, plate-smashing and lots of German, Andrew Clark writes
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The Importance of Being Earnest - Barbican Hall, 26 April 2012 If I could pick just one ENO opera to revive, it wo...
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Two megaphones, 40 dinner plates, a doorbell, a starter gun and the frenzied acceleration of a speech at the Nuremberg Rallies. Gerald Barry's oper...
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Irish composer Gerald Barry’s opera The Importance of Being Earnest premieres at the Barbican, London on April 26th.
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5 May 2017
Usher Hall
6 May 2017
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall