A True Master Of His Instrument”bbc.com
Oliver believes in making the world a better place through music. Whether it be a world premiere, entertaining millions live on TV or a performance of the iconic Goldberg Variations, he delivers what cannot be taught: the finest inner musicality, intuition of a natural composer and an electrifying drive.
It wasn’t until the final piece that I was finally able to put my finger on what it was about Oliver’s playing that I enjoyed so much; it was the fact that he really knew how to make a piece of music exciting”Helen Spoelstra, bbc.com
He has performed both solo & with orchestra at venues & festivals around the world & has been described as having an electrifying stage presence, charisma, talent for communication & improvisation that makes him a performer of unique entertaining talent. He is a visionary on a mission, embracing everyone into the majestic world of sound with his poise, artistry and improvised interaction with audiences.
Outrageously Talented”The Dubrovnik Times
He first performed with the NYO aged eight, became the subject of numerous press features & live broadcasts aged fifteen, toured Siberia & founded the British registered charity Siberian Appeal at seventeen, was hailed the 21st century Anton Rubinstein after his extraordinary centenary revival of the Russian giant’s 3rd piano concerto with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic aged nineteen & has since performed at venues, festivals & with orchestras including the Royal Albert Hall, Tuscan Sun Festival, Festival Del Sole, Serenata Festival, Al Bustan Festival, Henley Festival, LPO, City of London Festival, GSO, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, London 2012, Royal Festival Hall, EU Culture Week, Cadogan Hall, for the British Royal Family, for various charities including UNESCO, Children in Need, UN World Food Programme, Teenage Cancer Trust, DownsideUp Foundation, HemiHelp, Starlight, Desire Tree Foundation, Siberian Appeal and UNICEF, has composed for award-winning plays, pop stars, global TV campaigns, world-renowned visual artists, international charities & initiatives, frequently holds talks & workshops for educational institutions, pioneers world-firsts in music technology as well as holds a first class Bachelors with Honours degree and a Masters with Distinction from the Royal College of Music.
Oliver Poole Le Magnifique”L’Orient Le Jour
2014 / 15 season engagements have included being the artist for the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s #Rach campaign, becoming a global ambassador for the World Be Free campaign, performing special song covers for BBC Radio London (with boy band Blue and Bianca Nicholas), a photo shoot for Town Magazine’s ‘Music Edition’, several performances in Georgia both for the European Union’s culture delegation led festival ‘EU Culture Week’ (promoting ties between Georgia and the EU) in September and in December at the Desire Tree Foundation concert, performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and live improvisations to a live TV audience of millions raising funds for children in need, as well as opening the 22nd International Al Bustan Festival in Lebanon with three performances in February, a sold out concert at the Royal Albert Hall in May and headlining Ana u Gradu festival in Croatia in June.
Oliver also exclusively performed for the global launch of David Beckham’s new whisky ‘Haig Club’ at a star-studded special event in Scotland.
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