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Tristan Russcher

Tristan is one of the leading organists on the island of Ireland. Born in Australia, he completed his A- Levels at Ampleforth College, York and was then awarded an unconditional offer to study music as an Organ Scholar at Worcester College, Oxford. In 2003 Tristan was awarded the joint organ scholarship between Christ Church and St Patrick’s cathedrals, Dublin and was appointed Assistant Director of Music at Christ Church Cathedral in 2007.

In 2012 he became only the seventh person to perform Francis Pott’s epic two-hour organ symphony Christus, considered by many to be the ‘Everest’ of the organ repertoire, and gave the Northern Ireland premiere on the Mulholland organ in the Ulster Hall in 2013. Tristan was appointed Director of Music at Saint Bartholomew’s Church, Ballsbridge in 2011 and has recently moved to Belfast as Associate Organist of Belfast Cathedral.

He is in regular demand as soloist, accompanist and repetiteur in Ireland and abroad and regularly works with the best musical ensembles in the country.