About

Oliver Wilson-Dickson plays with plays with The Devil’s Violin Company, Jamie Smith’s Mabon and the exciting new trio ALAW. Described by R2 magazine as ‘an expressive and exceptional fiddler’ he also regularly collaborates with storyteller Daniel Morden, with whom he appeared for four consecutive years at the National Theatre and toured throughout the UK. As a session musician, Oliver has contributed many recordings from Cartoons for the BBC and a BAFTA award winning film soundtrack to CDs for Warner International. He has played for theatre productions including at the RSC. As a composer he has written music for stage productions and BBC Radio 4 drama. He also plays in the house band on the Welsh TV show Noson Lawen, where he gets plenty of opportunity to practice his Welsh. www.fiddle.org.uk

‘… truly awe-inspiring fiddle and subtle vocal harmonies’ Bright Young Folk
‘Oliver Wilson-Dickson’s violin playing was sensational’ Bristol Evening Post
‘Absolutely fabulous fiddle player’ BBC Radio Leeds
‘Dashing Violin’ London Evening Standard
‘So hot, sparks flew from the violin’ The Big Issue
‘Fearsome fiddler Oli Wilson-Dickson’ BBC Radio 4
“Astonishing” Frank Hennessy, BBC Radio Wales
‘A master musician who can make his violin sit up and beg’ Taplas
‘Demon Welsh fiddler’ Taplas
‘outstanding fiddler’ Folk Wales
‘The amazing playing of Oliver Wilson-Dickson’ BBC Radio Lancashire