An Introduction to the Composer -


Ailís Ní Ríain is an internationally prize winning contemporary classical composer and writer from Ireland who aims to produce work that challenges, provokes and engages. A regular collaborator with artists in other art-forms, her artistic interests are diverse and combined with an unwavering desire to develop her artistic practice with each new project or commission. 




Her concert music has been performed at London’s Purcell Room, The Royal Festival Hall, The National Concert Hall in Dublin, Carnegie Hall in New York, throughout Europe and in the USA as well as featured on BBC Radio 3, BBC 4's The Today Programme and Woman’s Hour, RTÉ Lyric FM and RTÉ Television and on Channel 4's Big Art Mob.


She composes in a variety of forms including music-theatre, concert music, electroacoustic, opera and site-specific installation music for unusual historic buildings in addition to writing texts for performance.  She is represented by The Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland as a composer and by Casarotto Ramsay, London as a writer.

The award-winning play by Stephen MacDonald  |  UK & West End Tour 2014