This unique 10km course is your chance to race from the depths of a Thames tunnel to the adrenaline-filled highs of the luminate zones, until you reach the exclusive after-party beyond. The route will take you past London landmarks such as Canary Wharf, the Cutty Sark and the O2 arena.
Commissioned by Crohn's & Colitis UK, Ruaidhri is creating an immersive and experiential sound art installation in the Greenwich foot tunnel for the public and participants of the Run the Night charity run. Sign up at RuntheNight.org.uk.
Considered as the ‘Fringe’ of Irish new music festivals, MUSIC CURRENT, now in its third year, gives a platform for the newest contemporary electronic music, hosting four concerts over three days. This year’s festival focuses on piano repertoire and includes: Belgian iconoclast Stefan Prins and his Piano Hero series of works for piano, electronics and video; renowned Irish improviser Izumi Kimura performing John Cage’s seminal ‘Sonatas and Interludes’ for prepared piano; and UK-based Xenia Pestova presenting a programme of works for piano and electronics.
A live screening of Jacques Drouin's 1976 pinscreen animation 'Le paysagiste' (The Mindscape) an exciting new live electronic soundtrack performed by Ruaidhri for the Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland's showcase event in Café OTO, London.
The recording series, new music::new Ireland, was launched in 2013 with the aim of documenting and promoting recordings of music by Irish composers nationally and internationally. Now in its third edition, the series delivers a cross-section of the latest recordings of works from composers from the island of Ireland and is made available digitally and through a limited number of CDs to a targeted list of International music promoters, programmers and broadcasters. This edition features Ruaidhri's piece 'The Second Tear Says'
'Mise en Abyme' is a multimedia odyssey for string quartet, piano, lighting design and immersive visual effects. It is the culmination of an 18 month collaboration between Ruaidhri and the Swiss composer, Benoit Moreau.
Ruaidhri performs a live laptop set of experimental electronica and glitch from the iaMrhinoandRuin project @ Art Panorama
Global digital release of new LP of music for piano and live electronics by Ruaidhri Mannion and Antoine Francoise. Listen below to a recent interview with fellow composer, Louis d'Heudieres about the upcoming LP and get a preview of 'Hommage without Permission' :: Live from Kammer Klang at Cafe Oto in April 2016 (recording courtesy of BBC).
Performance with pianist, Antoine Francoise (Ensemble Nikel) of jointly-devised work for piano, live electronics and visuals 'Hommage without Permission (LMY)' at popular monthly experimental music night, Kammer Klang.
IDM and Glitch music from Ruaidhri's back catalogue will be presented at this year's Transmission Festival in Germany.
Performance with pianist, Antoine Francoise (Ensemble Nikel) of the jointly-devised work for piano, live electronics and visuals 'Hommage without Permission (LMY)' at popular monthly experimental music night, Kammer Klang. Also featuring performances by Perks Ensemble and electronic composer, John Wall. This live performance will be broadcast on 'Hear and Now' BBC Radio 3.
Collaboration with artist, Eloise Hawser to create a performance installation for rare and exotic electronic instruments including Melotone, Miller Organ, Ondes Martenot and Electronics. Part of the 'History of Nothing' exhibition, curated by Hannah Gruy. Titled after a 1962 film by Eduardo Paolozzi, the exhibition explores the idea of the 'supersized' American dream.
Also features the work of Thomas Bayrle, Katherine Bernhardt, Mike Bouchet, Nicholas Cheveldave, Anthea Hamilton, Zak Kitnick, Josh Kline, Josephine Meckseper, Eduardo Paolozzi and Timur Si Qin.
Curated by RCM composer and researcher, Ruaidhri Mannion.
An absorbing programme of live visuals and music for strings, pianos and electronics that probes the brittleness of sonic textures found at dynamic extremes, and the purity found in between.
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