Marcus Creed

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Marcus Creed in 2017

Marcus Creed (April 19, 1951) is an English conductor.

Born in Eastbourne, Sussex (South England), he was educated at Eastbourne Grammar School, King's College, Cambridge, Christ Church, Oxford, and Guildhall School in London. He moved to Germany in 1976 and worked firstly as a coach and chorusmaster at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. From 1987 to 2001 he was artistic director of the RIAS Kammerchor[1] and worked with the Berlin Scharoun Ensemble as a pianist and conductor and conducted the Staatskapelle Berlin and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin as well as the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. In 2003, he was appointed artistic director of the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart.[2] He was appointed chief conductor of The Danish National Vocal Ensemble in 2014 with whom he won a Diapason d'Or. Since 1998 he has also been a professor for choral conducting at the Hochschule für Musik Köln.


  1. ^ Ross, Alex (1996-10-04). "Always Lovable, Always Fathomless". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-03-08.
  2. ^ "Motetti per la Passione". Stuttgarter Wochenblatt. 2004-03-04. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2008-03-08.