Oliver Christophe Leith (b.1990) is a London based composer, writing acoustic and electronic music for concerts, films and dance.
Tunes and sounds have been performed by the likes of Philharmonia Orchestra, Opera North Orchestra, Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, plus-minus ensemble, Loré Lixenberg and Exaudi and at events/venues such as the Rosemary Branch festival, Handel festival, Leeds Lieder, LSO St Luke's, The Place, the Barbican cinema, Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, Mary Richmond concert society and L’Espace Maurice Fleuret. He also runs the Locus Project in which new works are commissioned for spaces of interest, say for example, The Old Operating Theatre.
He is the recipient of a Royal Philharmonic prize (2014) and a participant on SAM’s ‘Next Wave’ scheme.
Oliver is currently a fellow at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where he has studied with Richard Baker, Paul Newland and Julian Philips and has recently attained an MMus (distinction) in composition supported by The Countess of Munster Trust and the Guildhall School Trust.
He is a fan of scientific illustrations,gardening and tapestry.