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"Deirdre Gribbin is a charismatic and intriguing new voice in contemporary music." Paul Conway The Independent

Her music has been performed worldwide including The Lincoln Center, New York. She was finalist in the UNESCO Rostrum of Composers and won the Arts Foundation Opera Award for Hey Persephone!, which enjoyed an acclaimed run at Aldeburgh and Almeida Festivals. She is a Fulbright Churchill and Leverhulme Fellow.

Deirdre has collaborated with geneticists at the Wellcome Genome Campus and with scientists in Toronto developing interactive video platforms for healthcare. She is Artistic Director of Venus Blazing Music Theatre Trust working with young people with cognitive delays. She has written for film including My Kingdom for Sky Pictures starring Richard Harris. The Dark Gene, featuring her DNA string quartet Hearing Your Genes Evolve was a finalist in the 2016 Berlinale Film Festival Documentary Prize.
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concerts & events

Collaboration with Irish Museum of Modern Art IMMA Lucien Freud exhibition 2021 and Crash Ensemble

Dark Matter Hunting, The Doric quartet - commissioned West Cork Chamber Music 2020, dedicated to astrophysicist Priya Natarjan

To Bathe Her Body in Whiteness, Plural Ensemble National Auditorium Madrid November 12th 2019

How to Make the Water Sound, Julliard Ensemble New York November 2019

Two arias, Crossing the Sea, Patricia Rosario Con Brio Festival Mumbai 2019
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