Short Bio

Until 4 years ago the Associate Composer with the St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra Klassika since 2003, Marcus Tristan is a composer whose music has always been both innovative and, at the same time communicative with a wide audience. 

He has worked with some of the best musicians in the world, such as a long-standing association with the Fitzwilliam String Quartet, the St Petersburg Chamber Choir with Nicolai Korniev, who premièred a piece for 40 solo voices in the St Petersburg International Festival in 2009, the Coro Odyssea in Lisbon, and the inspirational Portuguese choral conductor Gonçalo Lourenço, who premièred Marcus Tristan's Requiem in Indianapolis on 14thFebruary 2013. Marcus Tristan has also worked with poet Wendy Cope on an anthem that was premièred in Winchester Cathedral in 2010, and has a long-standing opera project running in association with the British Museum about King Esarhaddon of the late Neo-Assyrian dynasty. Currently under discussion is an innovatory new dance project with the Rosie Kay Dance Company in Birmingham. 

The University of Indianapolis Chorale conducted by Goncalo Lourenco in the Sanctus from Tristan's Requiem