Kimberly Grigsby makes her LA Opera debut conducting The Light in the Piazza.
Her music directing/conducting credits include Broadway productions of Amélie, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Spring Awakening, The Light in the Piazza, Caroline or Change, The Full Monty, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown and Twelfth Night. Off-Broadway credits include The Fortress of Solitude, Here Lies Love, Coraline, Mother Courage and Her Children, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Songs From an Unmade Bed, The Immigrant, Radiant Baby and Twelfth Night.
Other collaborations include My Life Is A Fairy Tale and Orphan of Zhao, both Lincoln Center Festival; Telaio: Desdemona; and the premiere of Jeanine Tesori’s The Lion, The Unicorn and Me for Washington National Opera. As a pianist, she has appeared in concert with Adam Guettel, Michael Winther, Duncan Sheik, Michael Friedman, Tonya Pinkins, Capathia Jenkins, Jose Llana, Jay Hunter Morris, and Maria Friedman. She holds degrees from Southern Methodist University and Manhattan School of Music.