Sir James Galway
The living legend of the flute, Sir James Galway is regarded as both the supreme interpreter of the classical flute repertoire and a consummate entertainer whose appeal crosses all musical boundaries.
Sir James has made himself a modern musical master, whose virtuosity on the flute is equaled only by his limitless ambitions and vision. Through his extensive touring, over 30 million albums sold and his frequent international television appearances, Sir James has endeared himself to millions worldwide and is a tireless promoter of the arts.
The 2017/18 season sees Galway with appearances spanning the globe, including tours throughout the USA, Europe and Asia. Gala events include a special James Galway Tribute Gala at The Waterfront Hall, Belfast, together with the Ulster Orchestra, celebrating their 50th year and honoring Sir James, their first Artist Laureate. A special tribute to his friend, Henry Mancini with the Chicago Symphony at The Ravinia Festival and the BBC Proms in the Park at Castle Coole, Northern Ireland.
The BBC commissioned documentary “BEING JAMES GALWAY” commentated by Jeremy Irons, is already in international circulation, highlighting the magnitude this great artist continues to bring to his fans around the world.