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CRISTIAN MARINA was born in 1965 in Cluj, Romania, where he received his basic musical training, as a cello player
at the School of Music and in composition at the "Gh. Dima" Music Academy, with Cornel Taranu.
Since 1987 he has been living in Sweden, where he completed his studies in composition at the Royal Music College
in Gothenburg and Stockholm, with Magnus Lindberg and Sven-David Sandström a.o.
He attended the "Academie d'été" - IRCAM, Paris 1995, with Luca Francesconi and the "Accademia Chigiana",
Siena 1996, with Franco Donatoni.
He also studied with Miklos Marós and he attended courses with Brian Ferneyhough, Philippe Manoury a.o.
music, which covers almost all genres, has been performed at concerts
and festivals, as well as broadcast world wide.
His works were performed at the ISCM-World Music Days: in Hong Kong, China, 2002 and 2007, Slovenia 2003
and Croatia, 2005 and 2011.
His scores have been published by Edition Suecia and his works have been recorded on CD by Phono Suecia,
Fylkingen Records (Sweden), 7 Dreams Records (Romania) as well as Edition LGNM (Luxembourg).
Carin Malmlöf-Forssling Composition Prize of the Swedish Royal Academy of Music, 2009
1st prize at the APERTO International Composition Competition, Bucharest 2006, for Intorno
3rd prize at the International Composition Prize, Luxembourg 2003, for Density-Intensity
His works have been performed by a.o.
George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra (Bucharest)
Transylvania Philharmonic Orchestra (Cluj)
Banatul Philharmonic Orchestra (Timisoara)
Brasov Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Orchestre de Flûtes Français (Paris)
Norrbotten NEO (Sweden)
Musica Vitae (Växjö)
Trio Vitreux (Dramstadt)
Süddeutsche Saxofon-Kammerorchester (Darmstadt)
Stockholm Saxophone Quartet
Zagreb Saxophone Quartet
Sonanza Ensemblen (Stockholm)
The Pearls before swine experience (Stockholm)
The Gothenburg Combo
Gothenburg Chamber Soloists
Trio Contraste (Timisoara)
Ars Nova (Cluj)
Ensemble of the Conservatory of Amsterdam
Ensemble 4 Saxess (Vienna)
Duo Jörgen Pettersson-Ivo Nilsson (Stockholm)
Trio Tribukait-Pettersson-Berg (Sweden)
Pro Musica Nova (Cluj)
Cluj Percussion Ensemble
The Harmonies of the World (Odessa)
GAME Percussion ensemble (Bucharest)
Nicolas Simion Jazz Group
Cristian Marina is a member of the Swedish Composers' Society (FST), the Swedish section of the International Society
of Contemporary Music (ISCM) (chairman 2001-2004) and the Swedish contemporary music societies Samtida Musik and Fylkingen.