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Chris Ekers



Chris Ekers began his career with Autograph Sound Recording. During this time he was involved in many West End musical productions, including Song and Dance, Starlight Express, and Chess. He has worked as a freelance sound engineer and designer with composers, ensembles, and dance, theatre and opera companies, notably with Gavin Bryars, The Hilliard Ensemble with Jan Garbarek, and Max Richter.

Ekers worked for Assembly Theatre in Edinburgh for ten years. He is Head of Sound for the annual Fès Festival of Sacred World Music (Morocco) and in 2011 became Senior Production Manager for Audio, Broadcast Audio and Communications for the London Olympic and Paralympics ceremonies.

He toured with Max Richter’s ensemble around the United Kingdom, and to Australia for a performance of the eight-hour piece Sleep at the Sydney Opera House. He has worked with Wayne McGregor on Infra and Woolf Works at The Royal Opera House.