2013 News

  • Assists Lionel Friend on Penderecki’s The Devils of Loudun at the Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen
  • Geoffrey’s debut opera CD recording released by Opera Rara: Massenet’s Le Portrait de Manon
  • Conducts world premiere tour of new opera The Firework Maker’s Daughter by David Bruce for The Opera Group, ROH2 and Opera North
  • Works at the Bayreuther Festspiele as repetiteur and musical assistant for new production of Der Ring des Nibelungen, conducted by Kirill Petrenko
  • Conducts Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne for Opera Della Luna at Iford Opera Festival
  • Works alongside George Benjamin as guest conductor with the London Sinfonietta Academy
  • Assists Lionel Friend on Penderecki’s The Devils of Loudun at the Polish National Opera, Warsaw
  • Records Ben Foskett’s Hornet II with the London Sinfonietta
  • Conducts Stockhausen’s Gruppen with Martyn Brabbins, Baldur Brönnimann and the London Sinfonietta at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the Southbank Centre’s The Rest is Noise festival
  • Chief repetiteur and on-stage pianist for Wozzeck at ROH, conducted by Mark Elder
  • Conducts New Bristol Sinfonia in programme of Wagner and Elgar
  • Conductor and musical director for the world première performances of Julian Philips’ opera How the Whale Became at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden