George Morton is in demand across the North of England. He is founder and Artistic Director of Rep Orchestra, a professional ensemble based in Sheffield which devotes its concerts to exploring innovative and exciting projects. Recently the ensemble has given the world premiere of George’s chamber orchestra version of Vaughan Williams’ Sinfonia Antartica, given sold-out performances at Sheffield International DocFest, Latitude Festival, and Festival of the Mind, and has performed the Snowman and Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights and the Gold Rush (live film with orchestra).
George is Musical Director of the Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra and Nottingham University Wind Orchestra. He has recently appeared as a conductor with ensembles including Roma Tre Orchestra, Northern Ballet Sinfonia, Picture House Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Covent Garden Sinfonia, Hallam Sinfonia, Stamford Chamber Orchestra, Sounds of the Engine House, the Swan Ensemble, and the British Symphony Orchestra (tour of China). Upcoming highlights including debuts with Vaasa City Orchestra (Finland), Opera North and returning to Italy with the Roma Tre Orchestra.