Guests of the Nation presented in New York City
The Irish Film Institute, RTÉ Concert Orchestra and The National Concert Hall have collaborated to give one of the most impressive Irish films from the silent era new life with a specially commissioned score from composer Niall Byrne, to be performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra under its principal conductor David Brophy. The programme have had its world premiere at the National Concert Hall at 8pm on Sunday 11th September, and then have traveled to the prestigious Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center, New York for a performance on Thursday 22nd September as part of Imagine Ireland: Culture Ireland’s year of Irish arts in America 2011.
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