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Residency – RV Celtic Explorer Aug ’19

Residency – RV Celtic Explorer Aug ’19

Ailís spent August 2019 on board the RV Celtic Explorer as part of a unique research residency for a new project with Aerial Sparks which will form part of 2020 Galway European Capital of Culture.  The ship is a multi-purpose research vessel operated by the Marine...

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Soundless performed by Xelmya 1st Sept, Berlin

Soundless performed by Xelmya 1st Sept, Berlin

The German trio XelmYa will give a performance of Soundless for recorder, viola and oboe on Sunday 1st September 2019 at Schwartzsche Villa in Berlin.  Presented by the Initiative Neue Musik Berlin / field notes. Details.   

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Residency at Yaddo, USA May-June 2019

Residency at Yaddo, USA May-June 2019

Ailís is very grateful to Yaddo Artist Colony in Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA for inviting her to spend a month to focus on her work and to ArtsAdmin Unlimited UK for supporting her travel to the USA to enable her to take up this residency. ...

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Unlimited Commission 2019/2020

Unlimited Commission 2019/2020

In May 2019 Ailís embarks on on a new research & development commission with Unlimited which will be a musical response for altered piano/pencil based to the work by the Japanese Outsider Artist Koji Nishioka. Unlimited is an arts commissioning...

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‘Soundless’ Columbian Premiere, 12th June 2019

‘Soundless’ Columbian Premiere, 12th June 2019

The acclaimed German recorder player and champion of new music, Sylvia Hinz and her trio XelmYa will give the Columbian premiere of Ní Ríain's 'Soundless' [viola, oboe, recorder] on 13th June 2019 as part of the Festival Mujeres en la Música Nueva FMMN....

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Skloniste premiere Hong Kong 5th April 2019

Skloniste premiere Hong Kong 5th April 2019

  SKLONIŠTE (SHELTER; BOSNIAN) The Irish accordionist Dermot Dunne will perform a programme of contemporary works for solo accordion including Ailís Ní Ríain's Skloniste presented by Hong Kong's Avant Music Association in the Sha Tin Cultural Activities...

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Regret Not Me – Premiere, Israel 15th Dec, 2018

Regret Not Me – Premiere, Israel 15th Dec, 2018

 Wolodymyr Smishkewych (tenor) and Yonit Kosovske (piano) premiered Ailís Ní Ríain's song Regret Not Me with text by Thomas Hardy on 15th December 2018 at Gan Shemu'el in Northern Israel. "Regret not me;Beneath the sunny treeI lie uncaring, slumbering...

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