Posts Tagged ‘ Chateau de Blandy les Tours ’

The Adventures of Permanent Lifestyle Change Girl: France, July 2015, Heat, Pain, Endurance and how I got through it!

26th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Time to get real with you. The Chateau de Blandy Les Tour was wonderful. The Opera “Don’t Worry, Be HaRpy” was gorgeous and a great collaboration. I don’t want to sound like a whiner but my last trip to France was tough! Heat, exhaustion, knee pain and obesity made it a real test of endurance [...]

France: July 2015 Don’t Worry, Be HaRpy – The Whirlwind Adventure!

24th August 2015 | 2 Comments

The Chateau de Blandy Les Tours – what a setting! It is fairytale-like, and very hot. There is a heat wave happening in the region with temperatures reaching Ninety-eight degrees Fahrenheit! We arrive in Paris and are driven immediately to the castle for the first of two nine hour rehearsals. This is no tourist trip. [...]

France: July 2015 Don’t Worry, Be HaRpy

8th August 2015 | 0 Comments

It was a whirlwind. A quick weekend to France to perform the original Jazz Opera: “Don’t worry, Be HaRpy” by French composer and harpist Isabelle Olivier. This particular weekend also happened to be my birthday weekend. It was not an easy trip but it was a wonderful one. High temperatures in the hot Sun, hours [...]