“Emerald Baroque is a dynamic ensemble focusing on enchanting music inspired by Ireland. The group performs Celtic Baroque music led by Bridget Cunningham on the harpsichord with Laura Justice (recorders), Farran Scott (baroque violin), Jennifer Bullock (viol, baroque cello), Eleanor Harrison (baroque violin) and Breda McKinney (soprano) They have recently recorded 'Ireland's Enchantment', featuring early Irish tunes and new compositions and arrangements, in a modern approach performed on baroque instruments. Music includes folk songs, new pieces, harpsichord music, instrumental music as well as baroque music by composers such as O'Carolan and his contemporaries.
Emerald also commissions new works and are available for recording, film work, festivals, concerts and lecture recitals. Other programmes include 'Handel in Dublin' and previous concerts include Camden New Town Festival, Winchester Early Music Festival, Handel House Museum, Brighton Early Music Festival and the Workshops Series 2010.“
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