StreetSong launched on CMC CD Volume 10

A new CD featuring my 2006 piece StreetSong was launched on 7th December at the Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland. StreetSong was commissioned by the Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland to celebrate their 20th anniversary and was installed for one month in the ‘old city’ area of Temple Bar, Dublin. It went on to win 1st Prize in the ISCM World Music Days sound art category in 2007 in Stuttgart and was chosen to represent Ireland on the 2009 MIDEM Irish Showcase CD. Subsequently, StreetSong has been programmed in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ireland and France. Watch interview.

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...