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Jocelyne Dienst-Bladin, opera coach

Jocelyne Dienst-Bladin studied music ( piano, oboe, chamber music, composition) at the Conservatory of Music in Nice under the direction of P. Cochereau. Between 1977 and 1984, she has been an opera coach and assistant Chorus Master under the artistic direction of Pierre Dervaux and Berislav Klobucar at the Opera of Nice. She started her international career working on main European stages (Paris, London, Milano, Rome, Bologna, Madrid, München, Brussels ) and festivals (Pesaro, Bregenz, Aix- en-Provence, Orange, Radio-France, among others ) with conductors such as G. Prêtre, M.Rosenthal, A.Lombard, P. Fournillier, L. Gardelli, B.Campanella, G. Patané,  G. Masini, J.Tate, A. Pappano, Z.Mehta or L. Maazel.
Furthermore, she worked with singers as J. van Dam, P. Cappucilli, J.Carreras, L. Pavarotti, P.Domingo, M. Caballé, M. Freni, R. Scotto, L. Rysanek, G.Jones, A.S Von Otter, J.Di Donato, O. Borodina, J.King, N. Ghiaurov, R. Alagna, T. Hampson, B. Heppner, J. Anderson, S. Ramey, and many others.
At the same time, she’s been principal coach at the Monte-Carlo Opera under the direction L. Foster from 1984 to 1991.
Between 1996 and 2000, J. Dienst was also responsible of the artistic team at the Centre National Français d’Insertion Professionnelle pour Artistes Lyriques (CNIPAL). In 1999, she became musical assistant of Sir Colin Davis in London (London Symphony Orchestra), where she was coaching, among other things, the recordings of Berlioz’s Damnation de Faust, Benvenuto Cellini, Béatrice et Benédict, Les Troyens, l’Enfance du Christ as well as Carmen, Samson and Dalila, Fidelio, Magic Flute, Falstaff and Otello. She’s coaching since 2008 at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo, together with J.Van Dam. She’s also teaching in Master Classes at the Centro de Perfeccionamiento with Placido Domingo in Valencia, where she also works at the Palau de les Arts since its opening.
She worked on projects such as Iphigénie en Tauride and Cyrano de Bergerac with P. Fournillier and P. Domingo, Carmen and Faust with Lorin Maazel, and in 2010 a new production of Carmen with Mehta, Garança and Alvarez. She participated in a production of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Opera of San Francisco, and Clemenza di Tito at the Aix-en-Provence Festival with Sir Colin Davis and the LSO in 2011. She was also coaching Carmen and Aïda in Oman in 2011, and Carmen in Bari, with the conductor Lorin Maazel in 2012 .
She then took part in Thais and Le Cid in Valencia with Placido Domingo and Patrick Fournillier during the spring of 2012, Thérèse at Radio France Festival, Manon Lescaut in Warsaw, Contes d’Hoffmann in San Francisco during the spring of 2013, Les pêcheurs de Perles in Parma as well as Barbiere di Siviglia in Palm Beach and Thaïs in Los Angeles in 2014 with Placido Domingo.
Some projects of the seasons 2015 and 2016 brought her in Amsterdam for l’Étoile de Chabrier, in Barcelona for Carmen, in Helsinki for Thaïs, in Warsaw for William Tell and Aïdain Bogotà for Rigoletto and in Salzburg festival for Thaïs with Placido Domingo and Marina Rebeka.
In 2017/2018, she has been in Barcelona, Beijing and Madrid  for Thaïs with Plácido Domingo, in San Francisco for Manon as well as in Warsaw for Pelleas et Mélisande,Thaïs at the Peralada Festival and Il Trovatore at the Verdi Festival in Parma.
She has also given Master Classes in Paris and Lausanne on French Repertoire, and especially on Poulenc Dialogues des Carmélites, and in Valencia on Berlioz. Above all, Jocelyne Dienst-Bladin is specializing in French Opera.


Recordings ( musical studies for the other recordings and musical assistant of Sir Colin Davis for the recordings with the LSO)

Cherubin ,Massenet.: F. Von Stade, J. Anderson, S.Ramey, P.Steinberg

Beatrice di Tenda, Bellini : P.Cappuccilli, V. La Scola, M.Nicolesco, A.Zedda

Macbeth, Bloch : P Laffont, M.Hatziano, M.Vanaud, A.Schaer, C.Bladin, F.Layer

Cyrano de Bergerac, Alfano : R.Alagna, N.Manfrino, R.Troxell, M.Barrard, F.Ferrari, M.Guidarini

Risurezzione, Alfano: D.Mazzola-Gavazzeni, A.Nagore, V.Petrov, F.Layer

La Campana Sommersa, Respighi: L.Aikin, J.Daszak, R. Earle, F.Layer

Werther, Massenet: A.Boccelli, G.Gertseva, N.de Carolis, Y.Abel

Carmen, Bizet : O.Borodina, J.Cura, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Samson et Dalila, Saint-Saëns: M.Domashenko, J.Cura, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

La Damnation de Faust, Berlioz: G.Sabbattini, M. Pertusi, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Fidelio, Beethoven: C.Brewer, J.Mac Master, K.Sigmundsson, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Benvenuto Cellini, Berlioz: G.Kunde, L.Claycomb,D.Jeffery, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Les Troyens, Berlioz: B.Heppner, M.De Young, P.Lang, S.Mingardo, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Roméo et Juliette, Berlioz: S.Mingardo, K.Tarver, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

L’enfance du Christ, Berlioz: S.Mingardo, D.Jeffery, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Falstaff, Verdi: M.Pertusi, C.Alvarez, A.Ibarra, M.Domashenko, MJ Moreno, B.Bezdüz,Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Otello, Verdi: S.O’Neill, A. Schwanewilms, G.Finley, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Der Freischütz, Weber: C.Brewer, S.Matthews, S.O’Neill, Sir Colin Davis, LSO

Thérèse, Massenet: N. Gubisch, C.Castronovo, E.Dupuis, A. Altinoglu