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.
Mina-Woman; 'Cello Concerto, BBC Radio 3 commission
Ogham; RTE commission. New Music Dublin Festival, April 2024
Stolen; A Wildfire Films Production documentary about Ireland's Mother and Baby Homes Scandal with music by Deirdre Gribbin, Premiere Dublin Film Festival, March 2023.
Invitation to a Journey; released on the Crash Label, available on Spotify and Apple Music.
Constellations; a film collaboration with Esther Teichmann and Chris Stewart exploring genetics for Wellcome Trust Human Atlas project
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