George Petean studied in his native city of Clu-Napoca (Romania) with Vicenç Sardinero and Giorgio Zancanar and made his debut there in the title role of Don Giovanni. His first international role was Marcello (La bohème) at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome. From 2002 to 2010 he was a member of the resident company of the Staatsopera Hamburg.
Operas he has appeared in include Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Pagiacci, Il trovatore, La bohème, Don Carlo, Lucia di Lammermoor, L'elisir d'amore, Faust and Rigoletto.
We have seen him at the Liceu in Don Carlos (2006/07), La bohème (2011/12) and Il trovatore (2016/17).