TAKEN on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour

imgresTAKEN was featured on BBC 4’s Woman’s Hour on 15th July 2011. TAKEN is a sound installation comprising 12 humming voices and harp for Clitheroe Castle ‘Keep’ in East Lancashire, Northern England based on the last days and hours of the Lancashire Witches as they were held captive awaiting trail where they will subsequently hung.  Listen

“It is a haunting piece…what an interesting way of interpreting the place, the landscape and historic episode – a tragic one – in Lancashire’s past. Wonderful, thoughtful.”

 

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...