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

  • “one of the most promising orchestral composers of today." - Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review

  • "A tour de force of orchestral writing, this work is a delightful listening experience." - Elaine Keillor, CAML Review on Forging Utopia

  • “…wonderfully creative music…” - Lynn Bayley, Fanfare

  • …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)

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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