Supported by Randox, Barry Douglas and Camerata Ireland a roaring success as they perform in India’s National Centre for Performing Arts

Supported by Randox, Barry Douglas and Camerata Ireland a roaring success as they perform in India’s National Centre for Performing Arts

Supported by Global Sponsor Randox Laboratories, internationally renowned pianist and Gold Medal winner at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition Barry Douglas returned to India last night with Camerata Ireland. Barry founded Camerata Ireland in 1999 with a vision to create a chamber orchestra of excellence to match the best in the world. Since its formation the group has travelled the world to wide critical acclaim.

Over Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th April 2018, Camerata Ireland and Barry Douglas performed all five of Beethoven’s piano concertos with Douglas as pianist and conductor to wide critical acclaim. Taking place in the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai, the concerts marked Randox Laboratories’ commitment to the Indian market and supported the continued development of their manufacturing and R&D facilities in Bangalore.

Managing Director of Randox Laboratories, Dr Peter FitzGerald, commented;

Randox, now celebrating over 36 years of innovation in healthcare diagnostics, is proud of its association with Barry Douglas & Camerata Ireland. As global sponsors we salute this all-Ireland organisation which has a tremendous international reputation, provides world class performances, commits to the development and improvement of the next generation and brings true energy and innovation to their field.

We at Randox truly value this partnership with Barry Douglas & Camerata Ireland as, in our field of endeavour, we strive to improve healthcare and extend life across the globe. Our energies and skills are focused upon the development and provision of world-leading Research and Development in heath diagnostics. We are passionate about what we do and are committed to better healthcare for all which not only improves global healthcare but will significantly extend lives. We believe that innovative diagnostics, with increasingly preventative capabilities, hold the key to improved healthcare for the future.

Randox has four key international sites – in Antrim, Northern Ireland; Dungloe, Ireland; West Virginia in the US and Bangalore, India. Based among other high-tech industries in the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka, Randox’s base in India is a hub for not only world-leading diagnostic research, but also a base for the many Randox sales, logistics, administration and finance teams who service the Indian market.

Barry Douglas, founder of Camerata Ireland, also commented on the historic trip;

“I’m thrilled to be back in India and to be able to bring Camerata Ireland with me. Music connects us all universally and transcends gender, nationality, race and orientation. We are excited to bring our own special taste of Ireland to India and be able to share in this experience with Randox Laboratories, who continue to help the growth and development of our orchestra. We couldn’t have achieved our internationally-acclaimed reputation without them.”

Paul Turnbull, Global Business Manager at Randox, said of the company’s continued investment in the Indian market;

“Randox have been providing the highest quality In-Vitro Diagnostic products into the Indian market for over 20 years. As a business we are very excited about the next 12 months in particular as our business continues to expand and we invest in growing the team at our India base. We continue to build on our world-leading International EQA scheme RIQAS, our niche and high performance reagents, and over the coming months we will be adding revolutionary molecular diagnostic products to our portfolio. Randox continues to lead global diagnostic innovation in one of the world’s fastest growing and most quality-conscious markets.”

    For more information on Barry Douglas and Camerata Ireland please contact the Randox PR team at



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    Camerata Ireland and Randox Laboratories working together in perfect harmony for the orchestra’s South America tour

    As global sponsor of Camerata Ireland, Randox will be taking to the world’s stage with the all-Ireland orchestra in South America this week, as the Chamber Orchestra begins their South American tour tonight in Buenos Aires.

    World-renowned pianist and conductor Barry Douglas and his orchestra of talented musicians, whose joint patrons are Michael D Higgins, President of Ireland and Queen Elizabeth II, have made the long journey from Ireland to Argentina for tonight’s performance, to display the rich Irish musical heritage to South American audiences.

    The tour, which begins this evening in the renowned Teatro Coliseo in Buenos Aires will see the all-Ireland orchestra perform a diverse tapestry of classical music, led by Camerata Ireland founder and 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition Winner Barry Douglas, and supported by distinguished flautist Eimear McGeown, who has established a busy and varied musical career since winning Camerata Young Musician of the Year in 2006.

    Tomorrow night the orchestra will remain in Argentina for a performance at the Teatro El Círculo Laprida in Rosario and on Friday night will capture the audience of the Teatro del Libertador in Córdoba, and finally head to Santiago de Chile for the final installment of their South American tour in the Teatro CorpArtes. Barry and Eimear are also performing at a special event at the British Consulate in São Paulo in Brazil.

    Barry Douglas, Creator and Artistic Director of Camerata Ireland said;

    “We are all thrilled to be here in South America for our tour across the continent – there is nothing quite like music in its ability to connect with cultures across the globe. Music as a universal language can be understood and appreciated by anyone, and we are excited to be able to convey an image of Ireland to audiences across South America, through our performances. We are equally delighted that we can share this experience with Randox Laboratories, who continue to help the growth and development of our orchestra, and we couldn’t have achieved our internationally-acclaimed reputation without them.”

    Dr. Peter FitzGerald, Managing Director at Randox Laboratories said;

    “It is not surprising that at Randox we truly value our partnership with Camerata Ireland, given that both organisations rely on the same values of passion and enthusiasm for their international success. On behalf of everyone here at Randox I would like to wish Camerata Ireland all the best with their South America tour. We are delighted that Barry Douglas and his orchestra continue to showcase our Irish musical talent across the globe, and it brings us great joy knowing that Randox can simultaneously support our young Irish musicians in their careers while also strengthening key business relationships and promoting exports.”

    Camerata Ireland will perform tonight the 21st October in Buenos Aires, in Rosario on the 22nd October, in Cordoba the 23rd October, at The British Consulate in São Paulo on the 28th, and will also perform two events in Santiago de Chile on the 29th and 30th October.

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