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John Gibson Grand Piano Concert Recital at CUH

Date posted: 22 July 2016

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Pianist-composer John Gibson  will give a Grand Piano Concert Recital on Friday 22 July at 11am in the Cardiac Renal Centre (CRC) Atrium of Cork University Hospital (CUH). All staff, patients, visitors and the general public are invited to the first recital on CUH’s brand new baby grand piano. 

John Gibson, one of Ireland’s leading pianist-composers, performed at CUH in 2014 for a Mini Music Festival on World Music Day. The Arts Department are delighted to welcome him back for the first Coffee Concert at the CRC. John was born in Dublin in 1951, he studied piano with Rhona Marshall, and became a theory teacher at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He has lived and worked in Cork since 1982, and was a Lecturer in Piano at the CIT Cork School of Music for 29 years, until his retirement in 2012. John has performed extensively over the past 45 years with the National Symphony Orchestra, the RTE Concert Orchestra and the RTE Vanbrugh String Quartet and as a soloist and a chamber musician. His 90 compositions include a Chamber Opera, Songs, Orchestral works and much piano music along with three String Quartets. For more information on John Gibson visit www.johncgibson.com

For more information on the arts and music programme at CUH please contact Edelle.Nolan@hse.ie or Artscoord.cuh@hse.ie or telephone 086-7714617.

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