Ruth Gibson

As an internationally recognised chamber musician and soloist, Irish born Ruth Gibson has appeared at the world’s leading concert halls, including Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Centre, Het Concertgebouw, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Berlin Konzerthaus. 

As soloist she has performed under Sir John Elliott Gardiner with the Bournemouth Symphony and has broadcasted for BBC4. Recent performances include Woolrich’s Ulysses Awakes for Solo Viola and Strings at Nurnberg International Chamber Music Festival and Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with Dmitry Sitkovetsky at Barry Douglas’ Clandeboye Festival in Belfast.

Her love of chamber music is fulfilled through her work as a member of Ensemble 360. The critically acclaimed 11 piece ensemble perform throughout the UK, appearing regularly on BBC Radio 3 and at Wigmore Hall.

Alongside Ensemble 360, she plays regularly with the Scottish Ensemble, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and Manchester Collective. She has toured China, South America, Russia, Finland and Mexico as Principal Viola with Camerata Ireland, and regularly guests as Principal Viola with Manchester Camerata, Aurora Orchestra and City of London Sinfonia. 

Ruth has tutored Viola at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and was the founder and artistic director of the String Quartet Collective at the Royal College of Music in London from 2012-2016.