On Saturday 25 February 2012, 8pm, The National Concert Hall and RTÉ Concert Orchestra pay tribute to the American musical super-hero, composer Danny Elfman in a special concert entitled Batman: Danny Elfman Film Music presented in association with the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2012.

Featuring some of his most well-known music from the movies, the orchestra, conducted by David Brophy and accompanied by New Dublin Voices, will perform extracts from Beetlejuice, Sleepy Hollow, Batman, Alice in Wonderland, Mars Attacks as well as music from those who influenced Elfman including Bernard Herrmann, Philip Glass and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

The American composer, who for over three decades now, has been entertaining movie-goers with his distinctive and mystical themes, has in all composed more than 60 motion-picture scores of every genre. His most recent film credits include the smash hit, Alice In Wonderland, and Reel Steel directed by Shawn Levy, Gus Van Sant’s Restless, Frankenweenie, and Dark Shadows.