(San Diego, California)
2017–18 Season: Lighting Designer of Turandot and La Traviata
Resident lighting designer for San Francisco Opera, Gary Marder made his Company debut in Mefistofele (2013) and in the 2014–15 Season his lighting designs were seen in Susannah, Un Ballo in Maschera, Tosca, La Cenerentola, and Le Nozze di Figaro. In the 2015–16 Season, his work appeared in Luisa Miller and Lucia di Lammermoor.
Marder has worked across the globe, including The Magic Flute in Sydney; La Traviata at Turin’s Teatro Regio as well as in Tokyo; The Makropulos Case and Samson et Dalila at Houston Grand Opera; Samson et Dalila, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Carmen, Peter Grimes, Un Ballo in Maschera, and Norma at San Diego Opera; Dialogues des Carmélites with Palm Beach Opera; La Clemenza di Tito in Toronto; Tosca with Opera New Jersey; Aida and Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Dallas Opera; and in Boston, Connecticut, Barcelona, and Baden Baden. Marder served as assistant resident lighting designer for the Metropolitan Opera for twelve seasons and associate resident lighting designer at New York City Opera for five years.