George Ewart

George studied with the Hungarian pedagogue Bela Katona. In 1983 he was first  prize winner of the Sascha Lasserson International Violin Competition and afterwards gave solo debut recitals at the Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room. George has wide orchestral experience playing with the Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden from 1976-81.During his time at the opera George worked with leading conductors including Carlos Kleiber, Sir Colin Davis, Zubin Mehta, Bernard Haitink and Georg Solti.

He is currently leader of the Cheltenham Chamber Orchestra and the Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra and is in demand as a soloist with numerous groups and ensembles around the country.