Esker Festival Orchestra 2019
6th Annual Festival and Tour

4th - 10th of August 2019

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Be part of Ireland's most exciting and established peer-led orchestra made up of Irish and international young professionals and advanced students. This year's performances will include Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1 "Classical", Kodaly's Dances of Galanta, Richard Strauss' Horn Concerto No. 2 featuring Hannah Miller as soloist (Julliard School of Music, Kuopio Symphony Orchestra) and the World Premiere of ‘Water Music’ by young Irish Composer Donagh Marnane. The orchestra will be conducted by Paul McCusker (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, winner of the Hugh S. Roberton prize and the 2018 Feis Ceoil Conducting Competition)

For more information about how you can become a member or how to have your
composition performed visit our applications page.

For tickets please visit our Events page!

For more information about how you can support the Esker Festival Orchestra please see our donations page.


To learn a little more about the orchestra, meet some players or see some highlights from our Film music concert in 2015 why not check out this video from our good friends at the Galway Film Fleadh!