George Morton is a conductor and arranger based in Sheffield, UK,
George is the Musical Director of the Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra and is Principal Conductor of the Picture House Orchestra. In the 2023/24 season he’s conducting the Luxembourg Philharmonic, Southbank Sinfonia, Stockholm Concert Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, and Nordic Chamber Orchestra for the first time, as well as returning to the Babylon Orchester Berlin following acclaimed performances in 2022.
Recent engagements include the film concert premiere of Amazing Maurice in Alexandra Palace, multiple concerts with the Babylon Orchester Berlin, conducting Pride Classical in the Bridgewater Hall and Blackpool Tower Ballroom, and debuts with the Orchestra of Opera North and Vaasa City Orchestra (Finland). Read more
George's arrangements and reductions have been performed to great acclaim at venues worldwide and are published by Universal Edition, Schott Music, Boosey & Hawkes, and Novello & Co. He is the founder and director of Steel City Music Publishing, an independent publishing house that specializes in producing arrangements, orchestrations, and transcriptions for chamber orchestras and ensembles.