INTONE 5-29th March 2015 West Yorkshire, England

INTONE 5-29th March 2015 West Yorkshire, England

INTONE – an installation combining the paper sculpture of Nicola Dale and the words and music of Ailís Ní Ríain closes in Todmorden after a month in situ. Originally commissioned by Brass: International Festival Durham (2013), the pieces focuses on the unique role of the Prince Bishops of Durham – men of great power in both church and state.

Combining an electroacoustic which includes the playing of Brendan Ball of The Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, combined with a series of poems from the point of view of each of the ten Prince Bishops and visually accompanied by paper-sculpted interpretations of their great cloaks.

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...