SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Oliver believes in making the world a better place through music. Hailed by the press as "A True Master Of His Instrument" (BBC.com), "Outrageously Talented" (The Dubrovnik Times), "Oliver Poole Le Magnifique" (L'Orient-Le Jour), he has thrilled audiences around the world, from leading stages to millions on live TV concerts, with his uniquely phenomenal artistry, electrifying drive and sensational interactive improvisations.

 

 

He first appeared as a soloist with the British National Youth Orchestra at the age of eight, was broadcast live over Europe aged fifteen and toured Siberia founding the charity Siberian Appeal (with opera star Angela Gheorghiu as its patron) at seventeen.

 

Oliver performed for the British royal family and gave a historic centenary revival of Anton Rubinstein's 3rd piano concerto with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic aged nineteen, with performances around the world since including with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Royal Albert Hall, Al Bustan Festival, The Kremlin, Henley Festival, The Barbican, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, St. Petersburg Great Philharmonic Hall, London 2012 Olympic Games, Festival Del Sole, Royal Festival Hall, Tsinandali Festival, Cadogan Hall, EU Culture Week and for charities including UNESCO, UN World Food Programme, World Aids Day, World Music Day, Teenage Cancer Trust, HemiHelp, Starlight, Desire Tree Foundation & UNICEF.

 

Oliver frequently collaborates with today's biggest musical figures and has composed for pop stars, world-renowned visual artists, international charities & initiatives, enjoys giving masterclasses, pioneers world-firsts in music technology and has served as a juror on international piano competitions. He composed the music for 2015 Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich’s play 'Enchanted By Death' and is currently Artist in Residence at The Opus Theatre, UK. Oliver also exclusively performed for the global launch of Haig Club by David Beckham and recently was invited (alongside Beyoncé) to perform at a special event in India, playing with multiple Grammy and Oscar winner A.R. Rahman. 

Oliver is official youth ambassador for the 2021 International Composers Festival.

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