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Orchestra Moderne NYC set for Peter Boyer's grammy-nominated work - Ellis Island: The Dream of America

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This Saturday - October 7, Orchestra Moderne NYC celebrates the legacy of immigration to America at Carnegie Hall. Featuring Peter Boyer's Grammy-nominated work Ellis Island: The Dream of America, this beautiful tribute to historic American immigration presents seven actors reading stories chosen from the Ellis Island Oral History Project, accompanied by an emotional orchestral score and projected photos from the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Also on the program is Overture to Light by Emmy-winning composer Lolita Ritmanis, the world premiere of Steven Lebetkin's compelling Violin Concerto with soloist Momo Wong, and the beloved Fanfare for the Common Man by Aaron Copland.