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Ensemble Eriu on a Yeats’ tip

Music old, new and inspired by the paintings of Jack B Yeats from the seven-piece band

Ensemble Ériu

Wed, Sep 23, 2015, 16:24

   

New-school trad band Ensemble Ériu take to the road next week with The Stargazer, a suite of music based on the paintings of Jack B Yeats. Commissioned by The Model in Sligo, it’s a one-hour work of original music composed by the band’s Neil O’Loghlen and Jack Talty of Ensemble Ériu. As well as performing the suite, the band will also play material from their excellent self-titled 2013 debut album and and new work from their forthcoming second album due for release in 2016.

The tour kicks off at Galway’s St. Nicholas Collegiate Church on September 29 and also visits The Dock,
Carrick-On-Shannon (September 30); Triskel Christchurch, Cork (October 1); Wexford Arts Centre (October 2) and Dublin’s Freemasons’ Hall (October 3).