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Chris George

Chris George

String Department

As a violinist, Chris George has had a happy and varied career. He was the leader of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra working regularly with Sir Charles Mackerras, Andrew Manze and Robin Ticciati. He directed the orchestra at the Edinburgh International Festival, the Aldeburgh Festival and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and performed chamber music with Christian Zackerias, Richard Egarr and Artur Pizarro. Before the SCO, Chris toured widely as Leader and member of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and many chamber groups with such wonderful musicians as Joshua Bell, Murray Perahia, Bernard Haitink and Nicolas Harnoncourt.