John Gibbons is a musician whose passion is to share music with everyone with an open ear! A versatile conductor equally at home on the concert platform, the opera pit or the Cathedral steps, John has enjoyed a fascinating career that continues to provoke and stimulate ever-increasing audiences across the whole spectrum of his music-making.
Sunday 16thJune – Royal & Derngate, Northampton at 7pm.
Northampton Symphony Orchestra 125thAnniversary Gala Concert with Peter Donohoe playing Tchaikovsky’s Second Piano Concerto and Richard Strauss’s Alpine Symphony
Saturday 22ndJune – St Johns, Smith Square, London at 7pm
British Music Society 40thAnniversary Concert with Ealing Symphony Orchestra and Helena Dix (soprano). Programme includes Harty “Ode to a Nightingale” and Bax’s First Symphony
Sunday 8thSeptember, Assembly Hall, Worthing at 2.45pm
Isata Kanneh-Mason plays Clara Schumann’s Piano Concerto with Worthing Symphony Orchestra. Concert also includes Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony
Tuesday 17thSeptember, Assembly Hall, Worthing at 7.30pm
Nicola Benedetti plays the Sibelius Violin Concerto with Worthing Symphony Orchestra
CD of Bruckner's Ninth Symphony, with a new completion of the Finale by Nors Josephson, out now on the Danacord Label with John conducting the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. DACOCD 754
"Gibbons's interpretation of the score is eloquent and serves to illuminate the completion of the finale. The Danish orchestra play well and the recording is clear and well balanced even in the loudest climaxes" - Christian Hoskins - Gramophone Magazine
""A handsomely-played, thoughtfully-conducted presentation" American Record Guide - February 2016.
Arthur Benjamin string concertos on Dutton Epoch with RSNO
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"John Gibbons and an enlarged City of London Sinfonia gave an impassioned account of Puccini’s most luminous score.”