Quantitas Speaks at Royal Festival Hall, London

duoDorT premiered Quantitas Speaks, a new work they commissioned and developed at Aldeburgh Music, at the Royal Festival Hall on 9th March 2012 as part of Women of the World Festival. It was also performed at Newcastle University on 20th April. Based on a new illustration by Artist Zeke Clough, Quantitas Speaks is composed for a new instrument, the Pianvoglass- a combination of glasses, pianos and voices and based on a new text by the composer.

“As brutal Beaujolais and murderous Merlot oil our maudlin memories-the extended tentacles of our minds connects us to hand, to heart, to hammer-klavier.” -Ailís Ní Ríain

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...