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Declan O'Rourke: Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine

02/07/19 through 02/10/19 | 7:30pm

Irish Arts Center

553 West 51st Street Map

212–757–3318

$60


07-02-2019 12:00:00 10-02-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Declan O'Rourke: Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine | 7:30pm Following last season's sensational international tour of An Evening with Liam Ó Maonlaí and Cassandra Wilson, Irish Arts Center is pleased to be presenting Chronicles in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Asheville, and other cities in the Northeast and Midwest. Acclaimed singer-songwriter Declan O'Rourke returns to Irish Arts Center with a powerful live performance of his epic song cycle Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine, leading an eight-piece ensemble of top folk, traditional, and classical musicians, including John Sheahan of the Dubliners, Dermot Byrne of Altan, Caitríona Frost of Celtic Woman, and Cillian Vallely of Lúnasa. Winner of a 2018 RTÉ Radio One Folk Award and inspired by O'Rourke's own family history, Chronicles is an empathic portrait of the forgotten and a vivid musical evocation of Ireland through the incomprehensible hardship of the Great Famine. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=341226 Irish Arts Center Irish Arts Center

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Following last season's sensational international tour of An Evening with Liam Ó Maonlaí and Cassandra Wilson, Irish Arts Center is pleased to be presenting Chronicles in New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Asheville, and other cities in the Northeast and Midwest.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Declan O'Rourke returns to Irish Arts Center with a powerful live performance of his epic song cycle Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine, leading an eight-piece ensemble of top folk, traditional, and classical musicians, including John Sheahan of the Dubliners, Dermot Byrne of Altan, Caitríona Frost of Celtic Woman, and Cillian Vallely of Lúnasa.

Winner of a 2018 RTÉ Radio One Folk Award and inspired by O'Rourke's own family history, Chronicles is an empathic portrait of the forgotten and a vivid musical evocation of Ireland through the incomprehensible hardship of the Great Famine.

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