AKA Performances 15-16th December 2016

First performing at the Atlantic Centre for the Arts (Florida) in May 2016, AKA is comprised of three musicians from Canada, Ireland and the USA who are exploring the depths of their respective instruments through acoustic and electroacoustic means. Sculpting sound from prepared piano, fixed media and live electronics processing, AKA creates otherworldly soundscapes and improvisations in close collaboration.

Amy Brandon (guitar) Canada

Kristina Warren (vocals & electronics) USA

Ailís Ní Ríain (piano) Ireland


Thursday 15th December 2016
Liverpool’s Bluecoat

Friday 16th December 2016
IABF in Manchester

Royal Academy of Music Premiere July 2022

Royal Academy of Music Premiere July 2022

Double-bass player and singer Eleanor Grant will give the world premiere of Ailís Ní Ríain's Mascaron for double-bass and recorded prepared piano on 1st July...

Irish Times Feature April 2022

Irish Times Feature April 2022

A feature about Ailís was published in The Irish Times in April 2022 in advance of the premiere of her orchestral work Flower Scar Road for the RTÉ Concert...