Olivia Belli

Olivia Belli is a modern classical pianist and composer. Based in the Marche region of central Italy, Belli has reached a worldwide audience, being featured on radio stations such as BBC Radio 3, Classic FM, BBC 6 Music, KEXP and Radio France, and has received millions of streams across leading platforms. She has performed live in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room, TivoliVredenburg Utrecht, Sala Clamores in Madrid,Silent green Kulturquartier in Berlin, Montreal Jazz Festival, Music and Beyond in Ottowa, Unipol-Cubo in Bologna, Musica Insieme Bologna, Piano Nights at Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and many more.

Last season, Belli was commissioned by the BBC Proms to write a new work for organist Anna Lapwood. Entitled Limina Luminis, the work premiered to critical acclaim and was broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

In the 2023-24 season, Belli releases her next album, entitled Intermundia. Written for piano and string trio, Belli recorded with leading members of the Max Richter Ensemble Louisa Fuller, John Metcalfe, and Chris Worsey. She will also compose a new work for violinist Mari Samuelsen for her new album on DGG and another one for cellist Gautier Capucon for his new album on Warner.

“Olivia Belli’s albums are always a highlight of the contemporary piano landscape” – A Closer Listen

“Soothing, tantalising and charming” – H2R

“Belli goes beyond the physical to the metaphysical” – Stationary Travels

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