George Barton is a solo, contemporary and orchestral percussionist
based in London. He is a member of the Colin Currie Group and has
worked with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Endymion, the
Nash Ensemble, BBC Singers, Jane's Minstrels, and the Royal Opera
House, among many other ensembles and orchestras. As a solo artist
George has performed at the Southbank Centre's ""The Rest is Noise""
festival, the ""Occupy the Pianos"" festival at St John's Smith Square,
and at a number of Nonclassical events across London, among other
venues across the UK. His collaboration with Turner Prize -winning
artist Jeremy Deller at the Barbican's Station to Station festival was
recently featured on BBC2's Artsnight, and his playing has been
recorded and broadcast many times for Radio 3 and NMC. George is a member of the inaugural Academy Inégales.