Works performed by Earplay:

Wonder Years

Mark Grey is a composer and sound designer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has sound designed premieres of major theatre, opera and concert works by John Adams, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Terry Riley and Kronos Quartet. Recent composition commissions include an interactive electroacoustic work for the Kronos Quartet mixed media production Visual Music, opening at Royce Hall in Los Angeles in February 2003, then touring major theatres around the world throughout 2005. In addition, a new work for Joan Jeanrenaud had its premiere in San Francisco in November 2002, and a new work for The Paul Dresher Ensemble premiered in February 2003. Recent sound design projects include the critically acclaimed John Adams and Peter Sellars stage productions of El Niño (premiered at Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris in 2000), Adams' most recent orchestral work for the New York Philharmonic On the Transmigration of Souls (premiered at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center in September 2002), as well as Philip Glass' Dracula: The Music and Film, with a new score written for the 1931 Universal Pictures release, performed live to the film with Philip Glass and Kronos Quartet (premiered at Royal Festival Hall, London in 1999). In addition, Mr. Grey sound designed Kronos' Visual Music and Terry Riley’s Sun Rings for Kronos and prerecorded spacescapes. Mr. Grey tours extensively throughout the world with Kronos Quartet and frequently sound designs major opera productions at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris.

[from program for May 19, 2003 concert]