Jack Gibbons' 29th Annual Oxford Summer Piano Series
In July 2016 the award-winning concert pianist and composer Jack Gibbons will return to the historic university city of Oxford, England, for his 29th annual Summer Piano Series. This year's series of 8 recitals feature intimate portraits of the great composers, from Bach to Gershwin, presented in Gibbons' hallmark style of scholarly and entertaining anecdotes combined with virtuosic and passionate piano performances. Hailed by the Oxford Times as "one of Oxford’s treasures", Jack Gibbons has been giving highly acclaimed recitals in the university city of Oxford for over 35 years. All concerts take place in the historic Holywell Music Room (Europe's oldest purpose-built concert hall, opened in 1748).
For more details visit the Oxford Concerts page.
Jack Gibbons' new carol premiered by the choir of Davis & Elkins College
In December 2015 Jack Gibbons' new carol, O Magnum Mysterium, was premiered by members of Davis & Elkins College choir at the college's annual Christmas carol service in Elkins, West Virginia, USA. To hear the new carol, and other choral works written by Jack Gibbons in his role as artist-in-residence of Davis & Elkins College, visit Jack Gibbons' official YouTube channel.
Facebook and Twitter
To keep up to date with the very latest news be sure to follow Jack Gibbons on Facebook and Twitter. For news of activities at Davis & Elkins College, where Jack Gibbons is artist-in-residence, visit the college's website.
Jack Gibbons on 'Live365' 24 Hours a Day
If you haven't already discovered it, some of Jack's performances can be heard 24/7 direct from this website, thanks to the internet radio station 'live365'. Simply click on the 'listen to radio' button on this website's home page to download the radio player. Just below this button you can see the music that is currently playing on the station in the constantly updated ‘Now Playing’ panel. On this station Jack Gibbons can be heard playing a wide selection of music by Bach, Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Alkan, Debussy, Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Gershwin, Gibbons, etc including Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no.4, a selection from Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and much more. Please note that a cable or DSL/broadband connection will be necessary to enjoy the CD quality of this broadcast.
To turn on/off this website's music simply click the stop or pause button on the top left hand side of the music player.
Some pages have their own audio or video to compliment their subject matter, which can be turned on and off as you wish, including the composer pages of Alkan, Chopin, and Gibbons, and there is a complete performance of Bach's Partita no.1 in B flat on the music player for the Bach page.
Jack Gibbons in the Recording Studio
Following the success of recent concerts featuring his own compositions Jack Gibbons will shortly be returning to the recording studio in London to record more of his music for future CD release. As with all his previous recordings Gibbons will use the superb engineering of Tony Faulkner of Green Room Productions. Tony Faulkner's recordings have won countless awards for engineering over the years. News of any new Gibbons CD releases will be posted here as soon as they become available.
Publication of Jack Gibbons' music
Due to many requests for the sheet music for Jack Gibbons' own composition plans are being made to make printed scores of his music available to the public. As soon as scores are available details will be posted on this site as well as on Jack Gibbon's Facebook and Twitter feeds.
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