Marie Lambert-Le Bihan


Marie Lambert-Le Bihan is a director, lighting designer and translator. After studying literature in Paris and Bologna, she continued her training at La Scala.

She directed Leoncavallo's Zazà (Opera Holland Park) and La Voix humaine (Buxton). She also collaborated on Madama Butterfly (La Monnaie), La Cenerentola (Opéra de Paris), and staged revivals of La Traviata (Liceu, Madrid, Scottish Opera), La clemenza di Tito (Toulouse, Marseille, Chicago, Liceu), Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Chicago, San Fransisco), Carmen (Glyndebourne, Göteborg) and Andrea Chénier (Liceu, Covent Garden).

As a translator, she has written the Italian version of Offenbach's Vent-du-soir, and the French versions of the oratorios L'uomo in bivio and La Maddalena penitente, as well as frottole, for the ensemble Céladon. She recently directed Les Dialogues des Carmélites at the Opéra royal de Wallonie and Schönberg's Transfiguré, 12 vies at the Philharmonie de Paris. Other projects include Eden with J. DiDonato, Carmen in Chicago, Le Villi in Toulouse, La Fille du Régiment in Liège, and the lighting design for La Casa di Bernarda Alba in Tenerife. She will soon be directing Médée at the Teatro Real with Les Arts Florissants and a world premiere at the Théâtre du Capitole.