Tag: Ensemble Ériu

  • Ensemble Ériu: Stargazer

    Ensemble Ériu: Stargazer

    In 2014, the Model Arts Centre in Sligo commissioned Irish contemporary traditional septet Ensemble Ériu to write new music during a two week residency. The Model is home to the Niland Collection which includes 42 paintings by Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats (1871 – 1957).…

  • Ensemble Ériu: Imbas

    Ensemble Ériu: Imbas

    Rooted in the traditional styles of North and West Clare, Ensemble Ériu is a unique combination of young Irish musicians revisiting a familiar repertoire with a highly original and innovative perspective. Following up on the band’s self-titled début in 2013 and released in June 2016 last…

  • Ensemble Ériu: Jurna

    Ensemble Ériu: Jurna

    “Ensemble” is a great word choice: it conveys the idea of a group of musicians playing in the field of either classical, contemporary or jazz music, while in the Irish context, composer Seán Ó Riada’s band Ceoltóirí Chualann introduced the idea of ensemble playing in…