RIVER PATH

featured on playlists, radios and blogs

 

Beside the Spring and Silent Dusk, the first two singles from my upcoming album River Path, have been both included in the most important Piano Playlists by Spotify.

- BBC Introducing, BBC 6 Music and KEXP have broadcasted them in preview.
- the official videos had their premiere on SonofMarketing and Textura.org
- many blogs are spreading the story of the project.

I am enthusiastic and grateful for the estimation that River Path is getting.
My first thanks go to my label 1631 Recordings and the distribution of Decca Publishing for the wonderful work on the release;
to you, my listeners and fans, who always support me with your comments, messages, and listening;
to my team and my family who follows me step by step in any new musical journey.
For months I was immersed in the making of River Path: from the writing process to create and shape the vibe of the sound recording.
Finally, long after, when the steps taken by that white pentagram have already been forgotten, the release arrives, and I always find myself experiencing conflicting emotions: the joy of sharing it with you but also the awareness that now the album, with which I have lived intensely, will have a life of its own, along unexpected roads.
It is almost like a son that I look with some pride because it seems to me that it is doing very well so far.
Thank you so much.
xoxo
Olivia

still blue


It was such unexpected news receiving the mail from one of my favorite shows, Unclassified by Elizabeth Alker, and be asked to send over the audio file of my song Still Blue. Much more because this song is a family project: composed and produced with my husband Enrico; cover conceived and hand-painted by our kids Elena and Alessandro.

It was midnight when Elizabeth introduced my music and we were all sitting on the sofa - close to each other - to listen to live the show.
An unforgettable memory!

(9 January 2020)

philip glass: metamorphosis


I'm honored that my album with the Five Metamorphosis by Philip Glass, is released by Orange Mountain Music, the official label of his music based in New York. And even more, I have no words to express my feelings about the fact that he chose a track of mine as Artist's Pick on his Official Spotify Page.
The music of Philip Glass is just creative, that’s why it allows a deeper interaction with the listener: Glass gives us only the first input but any of us should travel a personal journey. That’s the avant-garde of his works.
I pursued a new approach to the interpretation of this masterpiece using the contemporary piano UNA CORDA mancrafted by David Klavins.

(27 September 2019)

four moons


I’m very proud to introduce my new release: a special project, completely different from what I have been doing since now; a work that has absorbed me and I care a lot about.
It is “Four Moons”: 4 Songs for Piano Strings, Electronics, and NASA Space Sounds.
The album is a tribute to the 50° Moon Landing Anniversary.

The First Man on the Moon is one of the most important events in human history. In that summer, July 1969, people from all around the world, different by race, religion, politics, for one night, have lived the same dream. 900 million people were glued to the TV, breathless, and when Neil Armstrong said “Tranquillity Base. The Eagle has landed” the loudest applause ever heard exploded (I wasn’t there, but at the very thought chills go up).
Ah, the Moon, this appealing Lady! She keeps watching on us every night and I never miss to take a look. I was waiting to find the occasion to celebrate her and finally, it arrives!

The song "Full Moon" was broadcasted on BBC 6 Music and KEXP.

(29 June 2019)

daguerréotypes

Since I was a child, I have lived in homes with plenty of antiques: furniture, paintings, books…This could be a burden for a little girl: it was like living in a museum, surrounded by enchanting objects but I could only look at them without touching and I had to be very careful! Over time I learned to love everything and in the end, it enriched my life.
Antiques always have a story to tell, a memory to hand down; and moreover, they radiate a special vibration, a human vibration that is hard to find in the new objects of our digital age. We will always need this vibration and we may learn it from the past.
I have a particular love for the antique photos: they were taken only in exceptional circumstances, to immortalize special moments of people’s lives.The three songs of my upcoming EP tell in music about the story of three little women seen on a daguerreotype that has strongly inspired me.
I have called them Gabrielle, Juliette, and Blanchette.

(18 May 2019)

Where Night Never Comes REMIXES

This year brought me a lot of joy and I shared with you my music.
To celebrate my first year as a composer I have a little gift for you: during this weekend, 26/27/28 of April, you can download for free my EP “Where Night Never Comes REMIXES”: a six-songs EP in the electronic version from my debut album remixed by myself.

(26 April 2019)

Where night never comes

SoloPiano.com Best Album Overall

Tonight at midnight my album “Where Night Never Comes” will be out. It took almost a year to come to light but finally, it is ready to take flight. I’m deeply moved.
There are so many people I should thank for the support: my family, my collaborators, my Kickstarter backers and all of my followers. Without the trust, you all show me every single day it would be much harder to walk this path, but we manage it and now I wish you will enjoy the album as much as I enjoyed doing it!

(18 October 2018)