Gabriella DALL'OLIO


Internationally active as a soloist and chamber musician, Gabriella has given recitals and concerts throughout Europe, USA, the Far and Middle East, captivating audiences wherever she goes. Her critically acclaimed recordings span solo, chamber and orchestral works on Claves, Naxos, Toc-cata, Koch, Stradivarius, Dal Segno and Ambitus labels, and she has made live recordings for French, German, Italian and Swiss Radio. Her wide and varied repertoire covers most solo, concer-tos, chamber music repertoire as well as orchestral works (symphonic, operatic and ballet). She has premiered, commissioned and recorded several contemporary works; has collaborated regu-larly with composers, and is a current member of Hebrides, Uroboros and Red Note Ensembles. She has collaborated with Gruppo Musica Insieme di Cremona, Wiener Virtuosen, and Kontraste.
Gabriella worked regularly and for many years with some of the most outstanding UK and European orchestras: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, etc. Conductors she worked with include Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Mariss Jansen, Valery Gergiev, Simon Rattle, Lorin Maazel, Sir Colin Davis, Antonio Pappano, Bernard Haitink, Claudio Abbado, Segei Osawa, Daniel Bremboim and Esa Pekka Salonen amongst countless others, and this has given her a wide musical breath and flexibity of different styles of playing and soundscapes.
As well as her work as Head of Harp at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, Gabriella gives masterclasses and harp courses as well as orchestral courses in Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Turkey, Hungary, Sweden, Singapore, Tasmania and Australia. She has also been a jury member in national and international competitions. Gabriella is actively involved in community music projects, ranging from babies of a few months old to elderly people, hospitals and special needs schools. Her wide experience of teaching all ages and all backgrounds reflects her commitment to music-making at the highest international level, not only in the solo scene but also chamber music and orchestral, and community work and cross-collaborations. Gabriella works together with dancers and choreographers in projects involving harpists and other musicians to promote new explorations between movement, sounds and shapes.
Gabriella studied harp in Italy, France and Germany with Pierre Jamet, Jacqueline Borot, Fabrice Pierre, Anna Loro and Giselle Herbert, and Humanities at the University of Bologna; has interests in psychology, science, literature, architecture, cooking and visual arts.
On a lighter tone, Gabriella has played with Tina turner, Sting, Phil Collins, Elton John at the RAH in London, Kazabian, the Pet Shop Boys, Faith SFX and 3X world champion DJ Switch.


Née à Bologne en Italie, Gabriella a étudié dans son pays, puis en France et en Allemagne avec Pierre Jamet et Fabrice Pierre, Jacqueline Borot, Giselle Herbert et Anna Loro. Maintenant basée à Londres, elle continue de suivre une carrière internationale de haut niveau tout en enseignant la harpe. Elle a également réalisé de nombreux enregistrements pour les radios française, allemande, italienne et suisse. Son répertoire large et varié couvre la plupart des oeuvres en solo, concertos, répertoire de musique de chambre ainsi que des œuvres orchestrales (symphonique, lyrique et ballet). Active internationalement en tant que soliste et chambriste, Gabriella a donné des récitals et des concerts dans toute l'Europe, aux États-Unis, en Extrême-Orient et au Moyen-Orient. Elle travaille également en freelance avec certains orchestres britanniques et européens des plus remarquables: le Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna State Opera, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Orchestre de chambre, l'Orchestre du siècle des Lumières et l'Orchestre du Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Les chefs d'orchestre avec lesquels elle a travaillé incluent Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Mariss Jansons, Valery Gergiev, Simon Rattle, Lorin Maazel, Sir Colin Davis, Antonio Pappano, Bernard Haitink, Seiji Ozawa et Esa-Pekka Salonen, parmi d'innombrables autres.