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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 and events

Stolen featured at Bloomsbury Dochouse London,
January 2024 and at Chicago Film Festival, March 2024.
Also available on Amazon Prime and Apple Play.
[YouTube trailer...]

Whispering Ogham, A New Music Dublin and RTE commission premiere National Concert Hall Dublin, April 25 2024

The Stones of Life Sharon Carty and The Irish Chamber Orchestra released on film in 2024

The Magdalene Songs, premiere Fleur Barron and Deirdre Dremmer
West Cork Music Festival Just 5th Festival 2024

Mna is available on The New Music Show BBC Radio 3
[listen on BBC Sounds...]

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