Grant Gershon made his acclaimed LA Opera conducting debut leading La Traviata in 2009. He subsequently conducted the world premiere of Daniel Catan's Il Postino, as well as Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Madame Butterfly, Lee Holdridge's Dulce Rosa and Carmen. He made his Santa Fe Opera debut in 2010, conducting a new production of Vivaldi's Â Griselda. In 2007, he conducted the Minnesota Opera's world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's The Grapes of Wrath. Since 2001, he has been Music Director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.