Ruaidhri Mannion is an Irish composer and sonic artist living in London. He is a Royal College of Music Scholar, completing his doctorate under the supervision of Dr. Jonathan Cole and Gilbert Nouno (IRCAM), and generously supported by the Soirée d'Or Award. He releases experimental pop-electronica under the alias 'iaMrhinoandRuin'.
Ruaidhri specialises in combining electronic sounds with classical instruments and multimedia to create immersive and evocative live concert experiences. He is interested in collaborating with film, television & theatre directors, choreographers & dancers, and musicians of myriad styles on interdisciplinary projects and live multimedia events.
Recent highlights include a commission from Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain in Switzerland to create 'Mise en Abyme', an immersive multimedia creation co-authored with the composer, Benoit Moreau, that premiered in May 2017. Ruaidhri also has commissions from the Whitecube Gallery, London to compose music for the ‘Tribunal of the Dusk’ installation; a saxophone sextet commission for the Royal Academy of Art's 'Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined' exhibition; and an interactive electroacoustic performance at the Tate Modern's critically acclaimed 'Matisse: The Cut-Outs' exhibition. His music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, NTS Radio, Resonance FM, Radio Télévision Suisse, BBC Radio 1 NI, BBC Radio Foyle, RCA Radio and been performed in venues such as Kings Place, Whitechapel Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Cadogan Hall, Sonic Arts Research Centre, National Portrait Gallery and the Tate Modern.