Grey Matter: Sound in Doctor Atomic

The San Francisco Opera's October premiere of Doctor Atomic will reveal one of most earthshaking themes for any production: the conflicted dramatic events that led up to the first atomic bomb tests in New Mexico in 1945. Composed by John Adams and directed by Peter Sellars, Mark Grey met the challenges of this unique opera's sound design.

Grey has enjoyed a long-time collaboration with the composer. “John will create what he creates, and then my goal is to re-assemble his visio

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