Mark Grey

Mark Grey made his San Francisco Opera debut with Doctor Atomic and designed sound for subsequent productions of the work in the U.S. and Europe. His work was also head on the Company’s 2008 world premiere of The Bonesetter’s Daughter. His most recent collaboration with John Adams was On the Transmigration of Souls, commissioned by the New York Philharmonic in memory of the September 11 attacks. Grey designed sound for the Théâtre du Châtelet premieres of John Adams’s El Niño in 2000 and Peter Eötvös Angels in America in 2004. As a composer, Grey’s notable commissions include works for the Kronos Quartet, Colorado Music Festival, Paul Dresher Ensemble, the California EARUnit, and cellist Joan Jeanrenaud. Violinist Leila Josefowicz recorded and released Grey’s San Andreas Suite for solo violin on Warner Classics. As composer in residence with the Phoenix Symphony, he composed Enemy Slayer: A Navajo Oratorio (recorded for Naxos Records) and The Summons.