English, Italian, German
Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert
Bach - 'Mein teurer Heiland' (Johannes-Passion) (Live)
Butterworth, 'Loveliest of trees' (Live)
Parry - 'Clouds and darkness' (Hear My Words) (Live)
Finalist – Courtney Kenny Award for English Song & Poetry (2017)
Born in 1995, George Robarts graduated in 2017 from New College, Oxford, where he studied Italian and German. With the Choir of New College, he performed as a soloist on tours of Europe and the US and on three discs. Concert appearances include Pilatus in the St John Passion (St Bart's, New York), Fauré's Requiem (Basilica di Santo Spirito, Florence), Bach's solo cantata 158 & Telemann's solo setting of Psalm 100 (Oxford Bach Soloists), Purcell's 'Come Ye Sons of Art', Handel's 'I will magnify thee' & 'Funeral Motet for Queen Caroline', Vaughan Williams' 'Serenade to Music', and Tippett's 'A Child of Our Time' (all in Oxford).
Professional opera work includes Paisiello’s The Barber of Seville (New Chamber Opera) and Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail (West Green House Opera), while student opera roles included Mozart's Figaro and Purcell's Aeneas in Oxford, and Monteverdi’s Orfeo at the Conservatorio di Musica Luigi Cherubini in Florence.
Recent recital work includes Butterworth's 'Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad', Beethoven's 'An die ferne Geliebte', Poulenc's 'Le bestiaire', Ibert's 'Chansons de Don Quichotte' and McDowall's 'If I Touched the Earth'. George studies singing with Glenville Hargreaves, and works in book publishing and translation alongside his musical pursuits.
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