• …a spectacular success…a triumph – Alex Varty in MUSICWORKS on PRESSED FOR TIME (sitar concerto with Mohamed Assani)

  • "I hope you ask John Oliver to write more trio work for you. His cycle was stunning!" - William Aide, pianist, on recent recording of Eternity Gaze for erhu, piano, and guitar by PEP. (See Recordings)

  • John Oliver’s music is alive, vibrant, and exciting. His artistry and craft in composition challenges and delights the performers. - Saxophonist Julia Nolan

  • "I hope you ask John Oliver to write more trio work for you. His cycle was stunning!" - William Aide, pianist, on recent recording of Eternity Gaze for erhu, piano, and guitar by PEP. (See Recordings)

  • "a delicate yet often complex sense of beauty" - Musicworks

  • …a spectacular success…a triumph – Alex Varty in MUSICWORKS on PRESSED FOR TIME (sitar concerto with Mohamed Assani)

Oliver is among Canada's leading composers

of music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, opera, and electroacoustic media.
Oliver’s music embraces a range of possibilities, resonating the past,
and forging new associations that reflect our time and place.

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