The virtuoso guitar artist, Baldi Olier – in a show: “Guitar around the world”
A virtuosi guitar’s show, rich and varied, which is part of the world music category.
The show includes pieces in the Latin, Gypsy and Mediterranean spirit, and origin pieces of Baldi
Olier, which considered as a superior Israeli art in the instrumental music.
Baldi is accompanied by his son, Barak Olier, which start performing with him on age 15, in Israel
and in the world.
His style combines flamenco music with authentic gypsy, Latin, and Mediterranean motifs.
Olier has developed a special guitar technique characterized by uncommon richness, immense
feeling and sensitivity, and tremendous virtuosity.
His stage appearance is impressive, and he exudes great charisma and charm.
Baldi Olier lives in Israel but travels extensively and enjoys great success worldwide.
( France (Olympia, Paris), Germany, Belgium, England, Finland, Latvia ,Romania, Slovenia,
Sweden, Spain, Italy, Egypt, Greece, Netherland, USA (Central Park, NY)Russia and Turkey. )
Baldi Olier was born in Romania in 1953.
He immigrated to Israel in 1964.
1975- Traveled to Spain in order to extend his knowledge and study deeply the field of
Flamenco and Spanish music.
1977-After his return from Spain, he started performing with the Flamenco dancers: Dalia
Lau and Silvia Duran and participated as a guest artist in Arik Lavi program.
1978-1981- Lived in Paris and Performed all over Europe.
1982-Participated in the show: Gipsy Ballad, that was considered as a very successful
1988-participated in the “Five in the Afternoon” show, together with the Dudaim Couple,
and the famous Spanish singer: Paco Ibanez.
Started a tour in Spain and France with Paco Ibanez presenting the show: Spanish duet.
The tour reached its climax at the Olympia Hall in Paris. The Performance was widely
covered by the press.
1992- Created the SpainPaths show for the “500th commemoration anniversary of the
expulsion of Spains’ Jewery” Israel’s Ministry of Education has chosen this performance to
be the flag show around this topic and it was performed in various events of this Ministry
and at the Israeli Parliament.
2005 – “Virtoso on stage” show together with jazz pianist Leonid Ptashka
Released the album “Passages in time” in which Flamenco music was combined in an
original concept with elements of curent Israeli music (produced by Barak Olier)
Olier performed with the Ramat Gan and Beer Sheba orchestras in concerts consisting of
his own original works
2008 – Composed an original music for the movie “The tale of Nicolai and the law of
return” which won the best documentary film award at the “DocAviv” international
documantary film festival of Tel Aviv.
2010 – dedicated him self to composition especialy music for cinema and theatre.
2014 – He was out with a series of concerts with the Jazz Piano artist Leonid Ptashka,
together with Ashdod orchestra, and is performing on a monthly basis at the Cameri theatre
During his career, Olier recorded 15 albums, most of it his own origin pieces