George is currently a freelance bass baritone based in Sevenoaks, Kent, under the tutelage of RAM professor Alexander Ashworth. He has recently graduated from the University of York with a first class honours degree in Music, receiving a final recital mark of 90. Throughout all three years, he was a bass choral scholar at York Minster, with whom he performed regularly as a soloist in service, concert, and their most recent CD album. As a member of Harry Christopher's Genesis Sixteen 2017 - 18 cohort, he was selected as the soloist in their concert at Bridgwater Hall in Manchester and as an apprentice at Southwell Music Festival this summer.
Further featured choral work includes singing and recording with I Fagiolini, most notably singing bass in their quintet live on BBC Newsnight to promote their Prom in 2017, as well as touring to Florence with the group in 2017.
Concert soloist engagements include: Mozart’s Requiem with the Royal Northern Sinfonia at the Sage Gateshead, Finzi’s Let Us Garlands Bring song cycle with University of York’s Chamber Orchestra, Monteverdi 1610 Vespers with I Fagiolini and The 24 for York Early Music Festival, Toreador aria from Bizet's Carmen with Cornwall Youth Symphony Orchestra at Music for Youth Festival, Birmingham Town Hall.
Roles on the operatic stage include Collatinus (Rape of Lucretia, Britten) for Aspect Opera, L'Arbre (L'enfants et les Sortilèges, Ravel) and Drebednev (Paradise Moscow, Shostakovich) for the University of York. Musical Directing work includes: Albert Herring by Britten for Aspect Opera, A Little Night Music by Sondheim and Oberon by Weber for the University of York Opera Society.