Gavin Friday will be a special guest speaker at SensoriaPro. Interviewed by Ian Neil (Sony) Gavin will discuss his compositions for film and media, including In the Name of the Father, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge, plus Blood Rising and Anton Corbijn documentaries. The SensoriaPro Industry Day on Friday 27 September features an array of…

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“The narration, by Gavin Friday, is nearly flawless and pre-recorded along with the music, narration, and well-chosen sound effects. The lighting design by Andrew Hill is clear and unobtrusive, supporting the action quite well.” J. Jordan of NYtheatre.com/a> reviews The Fortune Teller.

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From Backstage magazine (pdf): “This perfect pre-Halloween morality play, with a twist ending worthy of The Twilight Zone, features the voice of Gavin Friday, who reads Sanko’s words with eerie power.”

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Praise for Erik Sanko’s The Fortune Teller from New York-centric blog ‘Gothamist‘: “The narration, intoned by a gravelly-voiced Gavin Friday, immediately mesmerizes. And Elfman invokes the perfect mood with a score that is as creaky and haunting as you’d expect.” The Fortune Teller continues through December 22nd. Get your tickets here.

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“Gavin Friday as Silas provides deliciously creepy narration with his sinewy, theatrical linguistics, while the quirky, haunting music by Elfman lends a wonderful eerieness reminiscent of his film work.” Broadwayworld.com “Gavin Friday’s superb narration rival’s Boris Karloff’s narration of How the Grinch Stole Christmas in the Narration Hall of Fame.” Off-off Broadway

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Found on ‘Sequenza21’, a contemporary classical music community: “An awesome recording of Frederic Rzewski’s “Coming Together” in a live performance by the Crash Ensemble with Gavin Friday. Picked up directly from Rzewski himself in Kansas City by Scott Unrein. Not available commercially. Rzewski says it’s his favorite recording of the work.” Listen to the performance…

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Gavin has recorded narration for The Fortune Teller, a puppet show by Erik Sanko, with music composed by Erik Sanko and Danny Elfman. Erik Sanko is a musician, artist and marionette-maker living in New York City. He has worked with Gavin before as a member of his backing band. The Fortune Teller opens at the…

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Gavin and a host of other Irish heads have contributed to Voices and Poetry of Ireland, a 3 CD and book anthology of Irish poetry to benefit Focus Ireland. Gavin picked Wilde’s The Ballad of Reading Gaol. The CD and book set (€ 40 will be available from Harper Collins in two weeks. Press release…

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