New release

don’t worry, be haRpy

don’t worry, be haRpy - Enja / Yellow Bird - distribution Harmonia Mundi (2015)

Musicians on record:

  • Isabelle Olivier : Harps
  • Marc Buronfosse/ Larry Gray : Bass
  • Fabrice Moreau/ Paul Wertico : Drums/Percussion
  • Céline Grangey : Electronics

Compositions by Isabelle Olivier
Director Bojan Z

Enja / Yellow Bird - distribution Harmonia Mundi (2015)

selected discography

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January 2017

A new teaser music by Isabelle Olivier

A new teaser music by Isabelle Olivier, video by Guillaume Levis

Don’t worry, be Harpy. Vol.2

Don't worry be haRpy. Vol.2
To be an artist means: not to calculate and count; to
grow and ripen like a tree which does not hurry the
flow of its sap and stands at ease in the spring gales
without fearing that no summer may follow. It will
come. But it comes only to those who are patient,
who are simply there in their vast, quiet tranquility, as
if eternity lay before them. It is a lesson I learn every
day amid hardships I am thankful for: patience is all!

Letters to a Young Poet / Rainer Maria Rilke
After 3 years of sustained creation, we will introduce the large form of the jazz opera "Don’t worry, be Harpy" with our French-American dream team and our guests: the E Gospel Choir and the HaRpy Choir. This year it will take place in France and the United States with 70 artists and technicians. What a joy to announce the June 2016 release of “Don’t worry, be haRpy volume 2” under the Enja / Yellowbird distributed by Harmonia Mundi in France and Allegro in the United States. It will be followed by 4 French shows on June 17th at Le plan in Ris Orangis, June 19th in the Castle of Chamarande, June 20th in Sunset in Paris, and June 21st at Potager du Roi in Versailles! These shows will be an assortment of cultural events before including a singing master class weekend in this wonderful setting of Villa Le Notre in Versailles on May 14th and 15th 2016. All singers from beginners to professional levels are welcome to share wonderful and gratifying moments during this special time. Then, on July 13th, we will present this large ensemble at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago – USA, with a Chicago based Gospel Choir. We also suggest master classes with all singers the week before the show.
Don’t worry, be Harpy - the band!

We thank all our partners who have made my dream a reality, artists and great musicians throughout this project, the outstanding technicians, the Non Profit Association Metamorphose, which produces the opera, and our international audience that follows us throughout the various stages in France and the United States. Stay quiet and open minded as Rainer Maria Rilke suggests and let’s celebrate together "Don’t worry, be Harpy" freely inspired by "The Baron in the Tree" by Italo Calvino! ISABELLE OLIVIER
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Isabelle Olivier - Vendredi 17 June

Isabelle at Sunset Sunside

Isabelle Olivier at Sunset

Isabelle Olivier - harp, composition; Kristiana Rohmer - vocal; Lynne Jordan - vocal; Pascal Horn - vocal; Saalik Ziyad - vocal; Thomas Beuf - piano-accordeon ; Johan Renard - violin; Raphaël Beuf - guitare ; Olivier Sens - electric bass ; Marc Buronfosse - bass ; Fabrice Moreau - drums

Well-known harpist Isabelle Olivier presents her new album “Don’t worry, be haRpy” with brand new compositions...

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