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Gabriella Dall’Olio

Harpist


Gabriella Dall'Olio has inspired audiences throughout Europe and the Middle East with solo recitals and chamber music concerts for the past three decades.

After training in Italy, France and Germany with wonderful professors, including Pierre Jamet, Fabrice Pierre, Jacqueline Borot, Giselle Herbert and Anna Loro, Gabriella has earned recognition and won prizes in numerous competitions, and has been supported by the Swiss fund Junge Kunstler. She has recorded for international radio and television corporations, including BBC, Radio France, RAI, Bayerischer Rundfunk and Radio Suisse. She has appeared regularly with Hebrides, Red Note, Uroboros, Gruppo Musica Insieme di Cremona, Wiener Virtuosen and with the German ensemble Kontraste, playing premieres and works by twentieth-century and contemporary composers.

Her recordings have received critical acclaim and include solo CDs with Claves and Em; concertos with Claves (Turina), Naxos (Tafreshipour); AVS (Tailleferre); Toccata Next(Marquez) and chamber works with Koch, Stradivarius, Dal Segno (together with Flutist Wissam Boustany) and Ambitus.

Gabriella lives in London, where she freelances amongst others with Royal Opera House, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; abroad she has played regularly with Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Berliner Philharmonikern and Wiener Philharmonikern, Symphonie Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, SWR Symphonie Orchester. Gabriella has enjoyed working also in the pop world with Tina Turner, Sting, Phil Collins, UK champion Beatboxer FaithSFX, Kazabian, Elton John and the Petshopboys.

Alongside her busy performing career, Gabriella is deeply committed to teaching and developing the careers of young harpists: she works with passion and dedication at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London,where she is Head of Harp Studies.

She gives harp courses, master classes and is often a jury member in International contests in Europe and the middle and Far East.