Productions

Gilbert Blin graduated from the Paris Sorbonne with a Master’s degree focusing on Rameau’s operas and their relation with the stage, an interest that he has since broadened to encompass French opera and its relation to Baroque theater, his fields of expertise as historian, stage director, and designer.


Orlando generoso

Photo Kathy Wittman, Boston Early Music Festival. Amanda ForsytheAngelica. Kacper Szelążek, Medoro.

June 2019 – Steffani’s ‘Orlando generoso’. Performed at the Boston Early Music Festival 2019. Staging and set, Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins. Dance director Melinda Sullivan. Choreography, Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière. Lighting Designer, Kelly Martin.

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Alcina

Photo Kathy Wittman, Boston Early Music Festival

November 2018 – Gilbert Blin’s production of Francesca Caccini’s ‘Alcina‘.  Staging, Gilbert Blin. Choreographer, Melinda Sullivan. Costumes, Anna Watkins. . Lighting Designer, Kelly Martin.

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Le Carnaval de Venise

Photo Kathy Wittman, Boston Early Music Festival

June  2017 – Gilbert Blin’s production of Campra’s ‘Le Carnaval de Venise‘. Performed at the Boston Early Music Festival 2017. Staging and set, Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins. Dance Director, Melinda Sullivan. Choreographer, Caroline Copeland.Lighting designer, Christopher Ostrom.

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Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain

Photo Kathy Wittman, Boston Early Music Festival

June 2019 & November 2016 – Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain. Charpentier’s “Les Plaisirs de Versailles” and Lalande’s “Les Fontaines de Versailles“. Staging, Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins. Dance Director, Melinda Sullivan. Choreographer, Carlos Fittante. Lighting Designer, Kelly Martin.

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Orphée et Eurydice

Photo Tess Altiveros, Pacific MusicWorks. Aaron Sheehan, Orphée

May 2016 – Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice. Staging Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins. Choreographer Anna Mansbridge. Projections Travis Mouffe. A collaboration between Pacific MusicWorks and the University of Washington School of Music.

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Niobe, Regina di Tebe

Photo Kathy Wittman, Boston Early Music Festival. Philippe Jaroussky, Anfione

June 2011 – Gilbert Blin’s production of Steffani’s Niobe, Regina di Tebe. Performed at the Boston Early Music Festival 2011. Staging and set, Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins. Lighting Designer, Lenore Doxsee.

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Orfeo

Photo Kathy Wittman, Boston Early Music Festival.  Aaron Sheehan, Orfeo

November 2012 – Gilbert Blin’s production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo.  Staging and set, Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins. Lighting Designer, Lenore Doxsee.

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La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers

Photo Kathy Wittman, Boston Early Music Festival. Aaron Sheehan, Orphée

November 2011 – Gilbert Blin’s production of Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers. Staging Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins.

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Actéon

Photo Kathy Wittman. Boston Early Music Festival Vocal Ensemble

November 2008 – Gilbert Blin’s production of Charpentier’s Actéon. Staging Gilbert Blin. Costumes, Anna Watkins.

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