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), and "Oliver Poole Le Magnifique" (Le Orient Le Jour), he has given world premieres, performed to millions live on TV and enchanted audiences across the globe with his extraordinary artistry, electrifying drive and sensational interactive improvisations with the audience.
He first appeared as a soloist with the British National Youth Orchestra aged eight, was broadcast live over Europe aged fifteen, toured Siberia and founded the charity Siberian Appeal (with opera star Angela Gheorghiu as 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 that include: the Royal Albert Hall, the Al Bustan Festival, The Kremlin, the Henley Festival, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, the St. Petersburg Great Philharmonic Hall, London 2012, the Festival Del Soles, the Royal Festival Hall, the EU Culture Week, and for charities including UNESCO, the UN World Food Programme, World Aids Day, World Music Day, the Teenage Cancer Trust, HemiHelp, and Starlight & UNICEF. Oliver frequently collaborates with today's biggest musical figures and has composed for pop stars, world-renowned visual artists, international charities & initiatives. He enjoys giving masterclasses, pioneers world-firsts in music technology and has served as a jury on international piano competitions. He composed the music for 2015 Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich’s play “Enchanted by Death" and is Artist in Residence at The Opus Theatre, in the UK.
Oliver also exclusively performed for the global launch of Haig Club by David Beckham.