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A cello in the forest to protect the trees


FIGARO DEMAIN - In order to raise public awareness and raise funds for the preservation of trees, Olivia Gay gives concerts in the middle of nature.

In the beginning was the forest of his childhood, that of the Vosges.

Olivia Gay, who was born in Belfort, talks about lakes, waterfalls, mushroom picking, skiing.

"When you have a forest and a mountain, you have something to do all year round,"

smiles the 35-year-old cellist.

The forest is, for me, an excellent anxiolytic!”

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If her career forced her to “go up” to Paris, she preferred to settle near Fontainebleau, for its high forests, of course.

“I have always managed not to live in the city”

specifies the musician.

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Since June, there are other forests, throughout France.

Those where she undertook to perform in duet with the pianist Célia Oneto Bensaid.

They have already played in those of Fontainebleau, Bercé (Sarthe), Crécy-la-Chapelle (Seine-et-Marne) and La Grange (Val-de-Marne) and in the biological reserve of the tip of Arcay (Vendee).

On October 2, they will be in the Belfort forest.

The tour will resume in March 2023.


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Source: lefigaro

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