Mark McCullough

(Charlottesville, Virginia)

2016–17 Season: Lighting Designer of Aida

Lighting Designer Mark McCullough made his San Francisco Opera debut in 2000 with Luisa Miller and has returned for numerous productions, including Arshak II, The Mother of Us All, Rigoletto, Porgy and Bess, the 2011 Ring cycle, and the world premieres of Heart of a Soldier and Two Women. He has designed lighting for the Metropolitan Opera (Le Nozze di Figaro), Bolshoi Theatre (La Traviata), Royal Opera, Covent Garden (The Queen of Spades), Teatro alla Scala (Cyrano de Bergerac), Vienna State Opera (Macbeth), and the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing (Les Contes d’Hoffmann). Future engagements include Der Freischütz at Vienna State Opera, Porgy and Bess and Siege of Calais at the Glimmerglass Festival, and Candide at Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse and Opéra National de Bordeaux.