Ruth Gibson

Instruments: Strings | Viola

Irish violist Ruth Gibson is an expressive artist whose freedom and malleability show themselves in her great range of collaborations. As a chamber musician and soloist she has appeared at the world’s leading concert halls and is resident artist as a member of the Castalian String Quartet at Wigmore Hall and Oxford University.

As soloist, she has performed under Sir John Elliott Gardiner with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with Dmitry Sitkovetsky at the Clandeboye Festival in Belfast, and in August 2021 she gave her BBC Proms debut with Manchester Collective.

Alongside the Castalian Quartet, Ruth is Principal Violist with the Aurora Orchestra, interpreting great orchestral repertoire from memory, from Beethoven to Berlioz.