Irish Culture in Britain: A Centenary Celebration

Ailish Tynan performs in a Gala Concert at Wigmore Hall to honour those who died at Easter 1916, Irish and British, and all the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War.

Ailish joins a line up of other prominent Irish artists including Dame Ann Murray, Tara Erraught, Robin Tritschler and Gavan Ring; pianists Finghin Collins and Jonathan Ware; clarinettist Michael Collins and harpist Lucy Wakeford.

The programme includes works by Schubert, Gerald Barry, Balfe, Britten as well as traditional Irish song.

The concert on Thursday 21 April will be broadcast live on both BBC Radio 3 and RTÉ lyric fm.