TAKEN is Launched at Clitheroe Castle ‘Keep’

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Contemporary Heritage: A new way of seeing is an ambitious programme of site-responsive commissions at historic sites across Pennine Lancashire. The interventions, inspired by Pennine Lancashire’s heritage, animate each site and offer visitors a rare chance to experience major works by artists of national and international standing outside urban centres. TAKEN, by Composer Ailis Ni Riain was launched on 18th June and will continue to play in the Castle Keep for ten months. Visitor comments: “Evocative and haunting, a beautiful sound installation” Listen to a short extract from TAKEN

“Wonderful – incredibly moving. Thank you for expressing the earthy necessity of music!”

“Have found Ailis’ work unusual, inspirational and sensitive.”

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...