Adrian Hollay

Composition and Sound Design

Creating evocative, atmospheric and melodic music is Adrian Hollay’s main motivation as a composer. Over the past decade he has written music for theatre and films in New Zealand and in his native Germany. Adrian has most recently composed works for Melbourne-based classical music trio Plexus and solo violinist Sarah Curro. In 2018, he launched the electro-pop project, In addition, Adrian is an accomplished and award-winning music producer and sound engineer. His recordings have been released on music labels Naxos and Atoll, as well as being broadcast on public radio stations across the globe. In 2017, his work was awarded Silver at the New York Festivals Best Radio Program Awards. Proud of his strong relationship with Auckland Theatre Company, Adrian has designed sound and composed music for the company's productions of The Glass Menagerie, Other Desert Cities, Anne Boleyn, The Gift and Badjelly the Witch. To find out more, visit