Sound Designs by Gareth Fry 2012


Wild Swans

ART, Boston & Young Vic Theatre.
Director: Sacha Wares.
Winner IRNE Best Sound Design award

The Master and Margarita

Barbican Theatre, European tour into the Palace des Papes for the Avignon Festival and into the Barbican at the end of 2012. Director: Simon McBurney

Opened in Plymouth 2011, toured to Luxembourg. 2012 tour to London’s Barbican, Madrid, Vienna, Recklinhausen, Amsterdam, Barcelona and headlined the Avignon Festival in the Palace des Papes before a second run at the Barbican Theatre.

"with a soundtrack that ranges from Shostakovich to the Rolling Stones. But it is also packed with finely observed detail. ... stunning sound by Gareth Fry" Evening Standard

"the combination of Gareth Fry’s sound, Paul Anderson’s lights and Finn Ross’s video projections is breathtaking." Alexander Gilmour, FT

The Rings of Saturn (Die Ringe des Saturn)

Shauspiel, Cologne and Avignon Festival. Director: Katie Mitchell

Chicken Soup with Barley 

BBC Radio 3. Directed by Simon Godwin, produced by Catherine Bailey. Transmitted 20th May 2012


Minerva Theatre, Chichester Festival. Director: Angus Jackson

10 Billion

Royal Court Theatre & Avignon Festival. Director: Katie Mitchell

Opening Ceremony, London 2012 Olympic Games. Director: Danny Boyle

Gareth was asked by director Danny Boyle to design the sound effects for the London 2012 Opening Ceremony.

A range of sound effects were created to accompany the video sequences, as well as for the various events that happened in the stadium. 

Leading a team consisting of sound designers Rich Walsh, Pete Malkin and foley artist Ruth Sullivan, our work was heard by 80,000 in the stadium, broadcast to 27 million UK viewers and an estimated 900 million globally.

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House

Black Watch

National Theatre of Scotland. Washington, Chicago, Seoul. Director: John Tiffany.

Devised in 2006, toured extensively 2007 to 2014
2008 Helpmann Award Sound Design winner. 
2009 Olivier Award Best Sound Design.

Night Train (Reise Durch die Nacht)

Shauspiel, Cologne. Director: Katie Mitchell

The Magic Flute

Dutch National Opera. Director: Simon McBurney
Also played at English National Opera and Aix en Provence

Trojan Women

Gate Theatre. Director: Chris Haydon

Hansel & Gretel

Cottesloe Theatre. Director: Katie Mitchell