Spotlight on Jeff Ravitz: Homecoming’s Lighting Designer

In addition to Joyce DiDonato, the Kansas City Symphony and its conductor Michael Stern, one of the most magical parts of Homecoming is the lighting design. For each of the very different pieces performed in Homecoming, lighting designer Jeff Ravitz completely transformed Helzberg Hall. It took over twenty hours to set-up and adjust all of the lighting. Ravitz is no stranger to this laborious process and has been doing lighting design for decades. In fact, for the last 28 years Ravitz has done the lighting for Bruce Springsteen! We asked him a couple of questions about his work on Homecoming. More…