Oliver is one of the UK’s leading fiddle players. With his new solo show he brings a dazzling array of sounds – incorporating acoustic instruments with electronic dance beats to produce energetic and engaging music. With plenty of opportunities to ask questions and join in – this is a must book show for pupils and teachers alike!

‘… 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

  • 45 minute interactive performance for the whole school
  • opportunities to try instruments, join in singing and ask questions
  • live looping and electronics
  • engaging and accessible

Oliver Wilson-Dickson plays with The Devil’s Violin, Jamie Smith’s Mabon & 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. He has written music for stage 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.