BIOGRAPHY Page 2
Gerald is a member of Trio Festivale, who since 2008 have toured Asia extensively, as well as North America. They were guest lecturers at Beijing conservatory in 2012, and have performed on Hong Kong radio and tv. They performed a 2 week tour of the USA in September 2014, their 3rd major tour of the continent, and will return to China/Korea for their 5th tour in January 2016. The trio made their Carnegie hall debut in Weill hall in 2010.
Gerald is also an established orchestral performer and is long standing performer with Camerata Ireland He has also held the post of co-principal cellist of the Wexford Opera festival orchestra since 2006. As a concerto soloist, Gerald has performed with all the major Irish orchestras, and is regularly featured on radio. He released his debut CD in 2007. His new solo “Folk Tales” CD featuring early 20th century Irish and British composers will be released in spring 2016.
In Feb 2014 he recorded the solo cello score to the John Boorman film ‘Queen and Country’ accompanied by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra. The film premiered at the Cannes film festival. He has also been a featured soloist on scores for recent film productions by BBC One and Sky One.
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