Esker Festival Orchestra 2018

6th - 12th of August

Beethoven - Symphony No. 7
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major

Soloist - Ellen Jansson
Conductor - Peter Joyce

Including a New Work by a Young Irish Composer
Plus Chamber Music Performances

The Esker Festival Orchestra is Ireland's most exciting and established peer led orchestra, made up of Irish and International young professionals and advanced students. This summer the orchestra will be resident in the wonderful surrounds of the National University of Ireland Galway and will see performances in Galway, Cork and Dublin. The Esker Festival Orchestra is delighted to continue our collaboration with The Galway Music Residency and the Galway ConTempo Quartet who, along with other top professionals will provide tutoring to the members of the orchestra.

For more information about how you can become a member or how to have your
composition performed visit our applications 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 last year why not check out this video from our good friends at the Galway Film Fleadh!