December 7 2013 //
'Re:Sound' | Dalston Bunker, 7pm - London
A solo electroacoustic performance by the composer that explores the entrancing act of combining spectrally saturated and digitally clinical sound worlds as part of Re:Sound Electronic-music focus concert in a genuine World War 2 bunker.
December 17 2013 //'Present Tense' | The Forge, 8pm - London
Award-winning pianist, Christopher Guild will perform Concealing Isis for amplified, prepared piano. The programme will also include a new work for piano and electronics by Piers Tattersall and Jonathan Harvey's Tombeau de Messiaen. Tickets available from The Forge website £12/10.
February 28 2014 //
Partial Gathering | National Portrait Gallery - London
The cello and electronics duo return to the National Portrait Gallery for the first time since the project's inception in 2009. An exciting mixture of new works for solo cello and free improvisation with live electronics amidst the stunning collection of the gallery looks set to thrill audiences for this latest installment of the National Portrait Gallery's 'Late Shift'. Free to public and beginning at 6.30 pm.
March 9 2014 //
The Forge, London
Joseph Houston will perform Pearly for piano and electronics. Details to be announced.
March 11 2014 //
'Great Exhibitionists' | Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, RCM - London
LONDON 1:14 ~422000 explores the subtle miasma of our modern surveillance culture. A
series of performance events and audio-visual installations in the
Royal College of Music, culminating in a new work for piano, electronics
and live visuals in an unorthodox performance environment. Performed by Gwen Rouger and part of the
Great Exhibitionists 2014 series. More details to come!
March 26 2013 //
Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art - London
American violist, Stephen Upshaw, will perform Ruaidhri's new work [a shocrú] for solo viola which is written in response to Navid Nuur's ongoing exhibition in the space. The performance will be recorded for broadcast on Resonance FM. Advance ticket booking here, limited availability.
March 3 2013 //
New Music Dublin Festival - Fidelio Trio
Ruaidhri's work has been selected for public workshop and masterclass with the Fidelio Trio and renowned Austrian composer, Johannes Maria Staud. See the New Music Dublin website for futher details on this and performance from the Crash Ensemble, RTE Symphony Orchestra, Christian Lindberg and others.
UPDATE - JOHANNES HAS FALLEN ILL AND WILL BE UNABLE TO ATTEND. MASTERCLASSES WILL BE LED BY TANSY DAVIES.
Re:Sound Warehouse - Hackney, London
Premiere of new work for electric guitar and live electronics performed by the composer. Also featuring new music by Colin Alexander, Will Cole, Louis D'Heudieres, Laurence Osborne and live visuals and DJ sets.
September 14 2012 //
Biennale Bern Festival - Switzerland
Premiere of new work for piano duo and electronics at Biennale Bern Festival, Switzerland. Commissioned by Francoise-Green Piano duo, winners of The Concours Nicati international contemporary music prize. Pre-concert interview with the composer and performers chaired by Graziella Contratto.
July 14 2012 //
Thornham Summer Festival - St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna
With wine and canapes during the interval. Pre-concert drinks available from 6pm when the exhibition of prints is open. Aisha Orazbayeva and Hun-Ouk Park, violins; Mariam Ruetschi, viola; Corentin Chassard and Colin alexander, cellos.
Tickets - £15
Time - 19.00
April 19-24 2012 //
PRS New Music Incubator residency at Acusticum, Sweden.
March 26 2012 //
Lunch time concert series at St James, Picaddily
Premiere of 'Pearly' for piano and electronics by RCM award winning pianist, Joseph Houston at St James Picadilly. Concert begins at 1.10pm as part of the lunchtime concert series.
January 19 2012 //
National Concert Hall, Dublin
November 29 / 2011 //
'Music and Transcendence' - Cambridge Union Society
Premiere of new work for cellist, Corentin Chassard. 'No trouble in South Kensington' will be performed as part of the 'Music and Transcendence' conference at the Cambridge Union Society, supported by the Angela Ruskin University. Registration is now open, click here for tickets.
October 22 /2011 //
'Midnight Matinees' - Tristan Bates Theatre, London
September 15 / 2011 //
A fundraising gala organised by the New Music community in support of Carla Rees (Rarescale) who lost her home during the London riots of August 2011. Please come and support; details are on the poster below and please click the image below for a link to the Facebook event. Tara Clifford will perform my piano work 'Concealing Isis'.
September 6 - 12 / 2011 //
PRS New Music Incubator residency at Brunel University, UK
April 9 / 2011 //
Sonorities Festival - Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast
'Picture Something (insert description)' is performed at the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music / Sonic Arts Research Centre, Ireland
March 29 / 2011 //
'Classical Playground' / The Good Ship
Partial Gathering perform with the sensational Manu Delago on Hang Drum amongst others at this one night only show:
"We've scrapped the traditional, stuffy concert hall, to bring you an unconventional night of classical music that will play with your preconceptions. Grab a drink, loosen your collar and experience a totally different night out, which you won't find anywhere else."
March 10 / 2011 //
'Candied Nonsense' / The Blag Club
December 13 / 2010 //
'Blank Canvas' / King's Place
Partial Gathering perform with John Matthias, Adrian Corker, Andrew Prior and London Sinfonietta as part of the 'Out Hear' series. For more details and to book tickets click here.
November 28 / 2010 //
'Naughty Phillip!!' / The Old Queen's Head, Islington
Partial Gathering perform alongside 'Look! Stranger!' in this sequel to August's hugely successful NAUGHTY PHILLIP Sunday all-day multi-arts event.
November 26 / 2010 //
'From the Soundhouse' - Royal College of Music, London
Partial Gathering perform at 'From the Soundhouse' at the Royal College of Music. Programme also includes Music With Changing Parts by Philip Glass. For more details and to book tickets click here.
November 24 / 2010 //
Resonance FM session and interview
Partial Gathering perform on Rockfort/Resonance FM and chat with hosts Ludovic Merle and David McKenna.
November 3 / 2010 //
Nonclassical - Mercury Quartet Album Launch
Mercury Quartet album launch @Nonclassical Club, Hoxton Bar and Kitchen. World premiere of Ruaidhri's new concert work 'What will we do' performed by renowned mezzo soprano, Linda Hirst, plus his own remixes for this exciting Nonclassical/Naxos release. For more info on Nonclassical please click here.
September 18 / 2010 //
Alpha-Ville Festival - Whitechapel Gallery
Partial Gathering perform at Alpha-Ville Festival in Whitechapel Gallery, London also featuring new digital music artists like Scanner and Bola. For more details and to book tickets click here.
September 8 / 2010 //
Tansy Davies BBC Proms 'Wildcard' premiere after show party in association with Faber Music: Hoop and Toy, South Kensington / 9pm to Midnight
Royal College of Music clarinettist, Harry-Cameron Penny, performs the cadenza from Ruaidhri's work for Clarinet and Mixed Ensemble He broke from them, and then he broke from himself, followed by a special laptop performance of Jigsaws and Jitters: A Decontruction by the composer. For more info click here.
August 8 / 2010 //
_Drift Urban Sound Series
Partial Gathering perform at Kevin Spacey's new venue 'Old Vic Tunnels' w. Johnny Parry as part of _Drift Urban Sound Series. Tonight they take the main stage. For more details and to book tickets click here.
August 6 / 2010 //
_Drift Urban Sound Series
Partial Gathering perform at Kevin Spacey's new venue 'Old Vic Tunnels' w. Johnny Parry as part of _Drift Urban Sound Series. For more details and to book tickets click here.
July 1 / 2010 //
Nonclassical Club Night
Partial Gathering perform with guitarist, James Moore of Alarm Will Sound and pianist, Will Dutta of Chimera Productions.
June 18 / 2010 //
World premiere of Broken Flames and Little Wind.
Performed at St Luke's in Brighton by The Mercury Quartet.
June 14 / 2010 //
Cadogan Hall, London
World premiere of Jigsaws and Jitters, specially commissioned work for Cor Anglais, Clarinet, Soprano Sax, Electric Guitar and Live Electronics.
Performed at Cadogan Hall, London as part of the Royal College of Music's Rising Stars 2010series.
March 5 / 2010 //
World premiere of Concealing Isis at 'Pianos and Plugs'
Performed by pianist, Tara Clifford, in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall as part of the Piano Fever! festival.
February 24 / 2010 //
Partial Gathering perform in association with Music Orbit at The Forge, Camden.
January 28 / 2010 //
Partial Gathering are selected to perform at The Vibe Bar, Brick Lane in association with Music Orbit.
The newly formed duo are selected by renowned cellist, Gabriella Swallow, to perform at 'Strung Out', a showcase of cutting-edge new music for strings.
January 23 / 2010 //
Premiere of When I had Bernard's watch for Piano and electronics at Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.
December 18 / 2009 //
Partial Gathering perform at the former Reader's Digest HQ in Mayfair, London.
Newly formed cello and electronics duo, Partial Gathering, perform for the first time under their new guise at Home is where your art is in association with the infamous squatting art-collective, The Oubliette.
November 18 / 2009 //
'New Perspectives' at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music.
American clarinettist, Molly Walker, performs Ruaidhri's work for Clarinet and Mixed Ensemble He broke from them, and then he broke from himself. Programme also features works by Colin Matthews, Michael Zev Gordon and Harrison Birtwistle.
November 4 / 2009 //
Premiere of new work for cello and live electronics at The National Portrait Gallery, London.
Un/Able to Negate Reason was inspired by Rosie by Jonathan Ford, a finalist portrait in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009 and premiered by cellist, Corentin Chassard and the composer.