Dutch Premiere ‘2 Steep 4 Sheep’, Amsterdam, May 2018

The Spanish harpsichordist Silvia Martinez gave the Dutch premiere of Ní Ríain’s work for harpsichord and fixed media/tape 2 Steep 4 Sheep (some hills are) on 24th May at Orgelpark, Amsterdam as part of the finalists recital in the Annelie de Man Composition Competition.

Annelie de Man was not only a brilliant musician, but also a prominent pedagogue who inspired many harpsichordists and composers to take interest in contemporary literature for the instrument

Silvia Martinerz has given recitals in Spain, France, Germany, Ireland, Switzerland, Holland, Italy, Croatia, Andorra, Austria, Slovakia, Portugal, Bolivia, Panama, etc., and in recent years she has been invited to be part of various juries. She maintains an intense activity as a soloist or collaborator with national and international groups and orchestras (Symphonic Orchestras of Galicia, Bilbao, Principality of Asturias, Region of Murcia, Malta, etc.), under the direction of figures such as Fabio Biondi, Giuliano Carmignola and Paul Goodwin, among others. 

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...