Esker Festival Orchestra for Culture Night 2020 | Civic Trust House, Cork

For Culture Night 2020, tune in to watch the Esker Festival Orchestra
performance, recorded at The Long Yard Studio, Cork on the Civic Trust House Facebook Page at 6.30pm on Friday, 18 September.

A reimagined and special Esker Festival Orchestra rehearsed, performed and recorded a beautiful programme of music at the Long Yard Studio, Cork last week featuring a collection of Ireland’s finest young professional musicians.

Culture Night 2020

The beautiful programme of music includes Gustav Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer, Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6 by Anton Webern and, Bach’s Cantata ‘Ich habe genug’ BWV 82. The Bach Cantata features two newly composed interludes by Christopher Moriarty and Peter Joyce. The ensemble is made up of previous soloists, tutors and members and will feature Carolyn Holst as soloist.

This event was originally streamed live on Sunday, 6 September and is brought to Civic Trust House by the Esker Festival Orchestra & Irish Association of Youth Orchestras. Special thanks to Peter Joyce and the EFO for allowing Civic Trust House to stream it for Culture Night.