Orsino Ensemble

Instruments: Chamber Ensembles & Orchestras | Wind

Adam Walker [flute]
Emmanuel Laville [oboe]
Alec Frank-Gemmill [French horn]
Matthew Hunt [clarinet]
Bram van Sambeek [bassoon]

Making their debut at the Aldeburgh International Festival in 2018, The Orsino Ensemble is a flexible format chamber ensemble with a central focus on the five outstanding wind players at its core. Each a leader in their field, the group’s members are committed to showcasing the depth and versatility of the wind chamber repertoire; expanding and reducing the ensemble’s format as needed across their different programmes.

2022 Festival Performances include:
Ligeti Bagatelles
Francaix Wind Quartet
Nielsen Wind Quintet Op.43
Kalevi Aho Wind Quintet 2
Thuille Piano and Winds Sextet with Alasdair Beatson
Francaix Wind Quintet No.2
Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Winds with Alasdair Beatson

Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Irish Examiner
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation