Marcus Creed

Biography

Born: 1951; Eastbourne, Sussex  
British conductor Marcus Creed has spent the bulk of his career in Germany working with some of its most prestigious choral and instrumental ensembles, and as a professor at the Musikhochschule in Köln. He has recorded prolifically, and his interests embrace a spectrum of music that includes composers as diverse as Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Rossini, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Bruckner, Ives, Rachmaninov, Vaughan Williams, Stockhausen, Messiaen, Read more Kurtág, Rihm, and Carter, in the fields of choral music, oratorio, opera, chamber music, and orchestral music.

Creed was educated at King's College in Cambridge, Christ Church in Oxford, and the Guildhall School in London. He moved to Berlin in the mid-'70s, where he served as vocal coach and chorus master at the Deutsche Oper, and participated in several chamber music ensembles. He has since worked with a variety of choirs and orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, Akademie für Alte Musik, Concerto Köln, Berlin Staatsoper, Berlin Staatskapelle, and most significantly, with the RIAS-Kammerchor, with whom he made numerous recordings. Recordings with that group received honors including the Cannes Festival Classical Award, the Edison Award, and a Diapason d'Or. In 2003, Creed was appointed artistic director of SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, a group with which he has continued to record a broadly diverse repertoire. In addition to his regular positions, he has participated in a variety of festivals, including Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lucerne, Edinburgh, the Venice Biennale, and Wein Modern. Read less

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Biography

Born: 1951; Eastbourne, Sussex  
British conductor Marcus Creed has spent the bulk of his career in Germany working with some of its most prestigious choral and instrumental ensembles, and as a professor at the Musikhochschule in Köln. He has recorded prolifically, and his interests embrace a spectrum of music that includes composers as diverse as Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Rossini, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Bruckner, Ives, Rachmaninov, Vaughan Williams, Stockhausen, Messiaen, Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
No. 1. Cade la sera
No. 2. Ululate
No. 3. Recordare, Domine
No. 1. -
No. 2. -
No. 3. -
No. 1. C'era una signorina
No. 2. C'era un vecchio musicale
No. 3. C'era un vecchio di Rovigo
No. 4. C'era una signorina di Pozzillo
No. 5. C'era una vecchia di Polla
No. 1. Bogoroditse devo, raduysya, Blagodotnaya Marie (Hail Mary, full of Grace)
No. 2. Gospodi, Gospodi Iisuse (Lord Jesus)
No. 3. Otche nash (Our Father)
I. Below the Waves
II. Horse
III. All Magnificence
IV. Interlude
V. A Garden
No. 1. Help us, O Lord
No. 2. Thou, O Jehovah, abideth forever
No. 3. Have mercy on us, O my Lord
No. 4. Sing ye praises to our King
Kyrie
Gloria
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus Dei
Agnus Dei: Dona nobis pacem
Apparebit repentina dies
Hujus omnes ad electi colligentur dexteram
Retro ruent tunc injusti ignes in perpetuos
Ydri fraudes ergo cave
No. 1. La biche
No. 2. Un cygne
No. 3. Puisque tout passe
No. 4. Printemps
No. 5. En hiver
No. 6. Verger
No. 1. Vom Hausregiment
No. 2. Frauenklage
No. 3. Art lasst nicht von Art
No. 4. Der Liebe Schrein
No. 5. Heimliches Gluck
No. 6. Landsknechtstrinklied
Kyrie
Gloria
Credo
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus Dei
I. Adam sat weeping at the gates of paradise
II. O wilderness, gather me to your silent and gentle lap
III. That is why I live in poverty
IV. My soul, why are you in a state of sin?
V. O Man, doomed and wretched
VI. When they beheld the ship that suddenly came
VII. Oh my soul, why are you not afraid?
VIII. If you wish to overcome unending sorrow
IX. I have reflected on my life as a monk
X. Christian people, gather together!
XI. I entered this life of tears a naked infant
XII. [wordless humming]
Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf BWV 226: I. Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf
Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf BWV 226: II. Alla breve: Der aber die Herzen forschet - III. Choral: Du heilige Brunst, süßer Trost
Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227: I. Choral: Jesu, meine Freude - II. Es ist nun nichts Verdammliches
Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227: III. Choral: Unter deinem Schirmen - IV. Denn das Gesetz des Geistes
Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227: V. Choral (Vers 3): Trotz dem alten Drachen - VI. Ihr aber seid nicht fleischlich
Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227: VII. Choral: Weg mit allen Schätzen - VIII. Andante: So aber Christus in euch ist
Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227: IX. Choral: Gute Nacht, o Wesen - X. So nun der Geist
Jesu, meine Freude BWV 227: XI. Choral: Weicht, ihr Trauergeister
Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225: I. Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied
Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225: II. Choral: Wie sich ein Vater erbarmet - Aria: Gott, nimm dich ferner unser an
Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225: III. Lobet den Herrn in seinen Taten
I. Prelude: Vagaroso e mistico
II. Fugue: Poco apressado
I. O Lurupari e o Menino
II. O lurupari e o Cacador
Prelude
Fugue
I. Sapientia foris praedicat
II. Vas pretiosum
III. Principium sapientiae
IV. Vir sapiens
V. Beatus homo
VI. Dexteram tuam
I. Solo "Eternal source of light divine"
II. Solo e Coro "The day that gave great Anna birth"
III. Solo "Let all the winged race with joy"
IV. Soli e Coro "Let flocks and herds their fear forget"
V. Duetto e Coro "Let rolling streams their gladness show"
VI. Duetto "Kind health descends on downy wings"
VII. Duetto e Coro "The day that gave great Anna birth"
VIII. Solo e Coro "Let envy then conceal her head"
IX. Solo e Coro "United nations shall combine"
Coro "Dixit Dominus"
Aria "Virgam virtutis tuae"
Aria "Tecum principium in die virtutis"
Coro "Juravit Dominus"
Coro "Tu es sacerdos in aeternum
Soli e Coro "Dominus a dextris tuis"
Soli e Coro "De torrente in via bibet"
Coro "Gloria Patri, et Filio"
Kyrie
Gloria
Credo
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus Dei
I. Introduzione. Andante moderato "Stabat Mater dolorosa"
II. Aria. Allegretto maestoso "Cujus animam gementem"
III. Duetto. Largo "Qui est homo, qui non fleret"
IV. Aria. Allegretto maestoso "Pro peccatis suae gentis"
V. Coro e Recitativo. Andante mosso "Eja Mater, fons amoris"
VI. Quartetto. Allegretto moderato "Sancta Mater, istud agas"
VII. Cavatina. Andante grazioso "Fac, ut portem Christi mortem"
VIII. Aria e Coro. Andante maestoso "Inflammatus et accensus"
IX. Quartetto. Andante "Quando corpus morietur"
X. Finale. Allegro "In sempiterna saecula. Amen"
Kyrie
Gloria
Credo
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus Dei
I. Tschej (Declension of the pronoun 'whose')
II. Rasryw (The Break)
III. Ljubowj na mesjaz (Love for a month)
IV. No kak usnatj mnje
V. Oh, nasidanije - ljubowj (O love, the edifier!)
VI. I otwersta dlja menja (And the door is open for me)
I. 3 koan (3 Koans): No. 3. Koan III
I. 3 koan (3 Koans): No. 1. Koan I
I. 3 koan (3 Koans): No. 2. Koan II
II. Mar csak azt a jovo idot kivanom (Longing for the Future): No. 1. Koan Bel Canto
II. Mar csak azt a jovo idot kivanom (Longing for the Future): No. 2. T.S. Eliot-erme (T.S. Eliot Coin)
III. 3 onarckep (3 Self-portraits): No. 2. Mar mocsarasodom (I am turning into a swamp)
III. 3 onarckep (3 Self-portraits): No. 1. H. kiralyfi, mostohaapja elott (Prince H. standing before his step-father)
III. 3 onarckep (3 Self-portraits): No. 3. Onarckep 1965-bol (Self-portrait from 1965)
I. I skuschno, i grustno (So weary, so wretched)
II. Notsch. Ulitsa. Fonar. Apteka (Night, an empty street, a lamp, a drug-store)
III. Wjetscherom sinim (Blue evening)
IV. Kuda mne djetsa w atom janwarje (Where can I go to in this January?)
V. Raspjatije (Crucifixion)
VI. Vremia prischlo (It's time)
I. La sera si prolunga
II. Ora il vento s'e fatto silenzioso
III. Nella tenebra, muta
IV. A bufera s'e aperto, al buio, un porto
V. Il mio declinio abbelliro, stasera
VI. Finale: Piu non muggisce, non sussurra il mare
Nr.1. "Die Frühlingslüfte bringen"
Nr.2. "Johannis war gekommen"
Nr.3. Elfenreigen. "Wir tanzen, wir tanzen"
Nr.4. "Und wie sie sangen"
Nr.5. "So sangen sie"
Nr.6. "Bin ein armes Waisenkind"
Nr.7. "Es war der Rose erster Schmerz!"
Nr.8. "Wie Blätter am Baum"
Nr.9. "Die letzte Scholl' hinunterrollt"
Nr.10. Gebet. "Dank, Herr, dir dort im Sternenland"
Nr.11. "Ins Haus des Totengräbers"
Nr.12. "Zwischen grünen Bäumen"
Nr.13. "Von dem Greis geleitet"
Nr.14. "Bald hat das neue Töchterlein"
Nr.15. "Bist du im Wald gewandelt"
Nr.16. "Im Wald, gelehnt am Stamme"
Nr.17. "Der Abendschlummer"
Nr.18. "O sel'ge Zeit"
Nr.19. "Wer kommt am Sonntagsmorgen"
Nr.20. "Ei Mühle, liebe Mühle"
Nr.21. "Was klingen denn die Hörner"
Nr.22. "Im Hause des Müllers"
Nr.23. "Und wie ein Jahr verronnen ist"
Nr.24. "Röslein!"
Intonatio (Intonation)
I. Priiditye, Poklonimsya (Come, Let Us Worship)
II. Blagoslovi, dushe moya (Bless the Lord, O My Soul)
III. Blazhen muzh (Blessed is the Man)
IV. Svete Tikhii (Gladsome Light)
V. Nyne otpushchayeshi (Lord, Now lettest Thou Thy Servant)
VI. Boroditse devo (Rejoice O Virgin)
VII. Shestopsalmie (The Six Psalms)
VIII. Khvalite imya gospodne (Praise the Name of the Lord)
IX. Blagosloven esi, gospodi (Blessed Art Thou, O Lord)
X. Voskreseniye khristovo videvshe (Having Beheld the Resurrection of Christ)
XI. Velichit dusha moya gospoda (My Sould Magnifies the Lord)
XII. Slava vvyshniku bogu (Glory to God in the Highest)
XIII. Dnes spaseniye miru byst (Today Salvation has Come)
XIV. Voskres iz groba (Thou didst Rise from the the Tomb)
XV. Vzbrannoy voevode (To thee, the Victorious Leader)
I. Kyrie
II. Christe
III. Kyrie
I. Gloria in excelsis Deo
II. Laudamus te
III. Gratias
IV. Domine Deus
V. Qui tollis
VI. Quoniam
VII. Cum Sancto Spiritu
I. Credo in unum Deum
II. Crucifixus
III. Et resurrexit
IV. Et vitam venturi
Prélude religieux (pendant l'Offertoire)
Ritournelle
Sanctus
O salutaris
Agnus Dei


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