Esker Festival Orchestra with ConTempo

The Esker Festival Orchestra meets again this summer for its third season, rehearsing at NUI Galway from 26th - 29th June.

This year marks The Galway Music Residency and the Galway ConTempo Quartet's first collaboration with the Esker Festival Orchestra. ConTempo, along with members of the RTÉ Concert and Symphony Orchestras, will provide tutoring to the members of the orchestra.

As further part of this collaboration, the Esker Festival Orchestra in association with The Galway Music Residency will host an informal evening of Chamber music with the Galway ConTempo Quartet and members of the orchestra on 29th June at 7pm in the intimate College Bar of NUI Galway.
Tickets €5 on the door.

The Galway ConTempo Quartet will also perform Herbert Howells' Elegia with the Esker Festival Orchestra during the first concert in their national tour on 30th June at 8pm in the Galway Cathedral.

Tickets €15 / €15 can be purchased here or on the door.

For further details about The Esker Festival Orchestra and this year's Irish tour, visit

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