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‘Soundless’ at Leeds University Music Series

Ní Ríain's 'Soundless' for tenor recorder, violin and oboe will have its UK premiere in Leeds on 8th December 2018.LSTwo ensemble directed by Dr Mic Spencer performs a diverse programme of works by international composers and University of Leeds...

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Reading of Bitterweed in Cork – 11th Oct 2018

There will be a reading of Ailís' new play Bitterweed at The Everyman Palace Theatre in Cork, Ireland on Thursday 11th Oct at 8pm. BITTERWEED hones in on a splintered family struggling to regain a sense of identity some twenty years after the devastation...

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Shortlisted to represent Ireland at ISCM 2019

Ní Ríain's Soundless has been shortlisted by the Association of Irish Composers for ISCM World Music Days 2019 international new music festival in Tallin, Estonia. Soundless is a 6 minute chamber work with theatrical elements scored for flute, violin,...

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Interview UCC Alumni Network

University College Cork Alumni Network Alumni Spotlight - Ailís Ní Ríain, Composer & Writer Ailís Ní Ríain is a contemporary classical composer and playwright. The Yorkshire-based artist was the winner of the prestigious Paul Hamlyn Award for Artists...

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Phasma Music release ‘Highfalutin’

Award-winning recording artist, the Polish flautist Iwona Glinka presents a recital of 53 pieces by 40 composers from 14 countries whose creativity is rooted in various popular trends in the 21st century.  Glinka has gained a substantial reputation, in...

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UK Premiere of Consent #7, Aug ’18

Carla Rees (bass-flute) and Sarah Watts (bass-clarinet) give the UK premiere of Consent #7 on Wednesday 1st August at the Rarescale Summer School in Harlaxton Manor, Lincolnshire in England. Carla Rees is a UK-based low flutes specialist who has developed...

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XelmYa perform ‘Soundless’ in Berlin, June 2018

Trio XelmYa - Alexa Renger, Freddi Börnchen, Sylvia Hinz - perform Ailís Ní Ríain's Soundless [oboe, violin and recorder] as part of Enact/direct/Escape at Berlin's Unerhoerte Musik on Tuesday 5th June 2018 at 1945. Sylvia Hinz is one of the leading...

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DON’T! at Musical Tales 2018, 23rd April Dublin

There will be two performances of Ailís Ní Ríain's DON'T! for bass-clarinet and cello at on Monday 23rd April 2018 in Dublin at both Rathmines Public Library and the Ilac Centre in Dublin City as part of the Contemporary Music Centre’s Musical Tales...

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