At Trinity College, James Geer’s roles included Duncan in Diana Burrelll’s The Albatross, Singer Beatrice Cenci, The Shepherd Oedipus Rex and St Chavez Four Saints in Three Acts, whilst at the RSAMD, he sang Don Ottavio Don Giovanni, Gonzalve L’heure espagnole and Monsieur Triquet Eugene Onegin. Roles elsewhere have included Acis Acis and Galatea for Edinburgh Studio Opera, Garibaldo Rodelinda for Capella Cracoviensis, and Frederic The Pirates of Penzance for Haddo House Opera.
Concert engagements have included L’Aumonier Les Dialogues des Carmelites with Stephane Deneve and the RSNO and The Sailor Dido and Aeneas with Nicholas McGegan and the ECO, both at the Edinburgh International Festiva and Britten’s Six Hölderlin Fragments at the Aldeburgh Festival with Malcolm Martineau, broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
James Geer recently sang An Apprentice Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, and his current engagements further include Beethoven Mass in C at the Three Choirs Festival, Messiah for The Really Big Chorus at the Royal Albert Hall, London, and in Malta, as well as with Guernsey Sinfonia Orchestra, Hexham Festival Chorus, Leeds Philharmonic Society and the London Handel Society, Saul for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the Coronation Mass in St Petersburg and Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music for the Concordia Foundation at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.
His debut CD recording with Malcolm Martineau, of the Six Hölderlin Fragments, is now available on Onyx.
James Geer is a Samling Scholar in 2010 / 2011, attending a series of masterclasses with Sir Thomas Allen, and will be featured in the Wigmore Hall Showcase.