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Boston Voyager Profile

Boston Voyager Magazine profiled Oliver in their Thought-Provokers series. Read the article HERE.  

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Early Praise for “You Are Not Alone”

Apple iTunes published this editor’s review of Oliver’s new album You Are Not Alone: There’s a beautiful simplicity about Oliver Caplan’s music, infused as much of it is with the evocative sounds of folk song. The intimate “To the Sea,” the longest work here, paints a tender portrait of coastal communities, while the four-movement title […]

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National Park Service Features “Fairsted”

The National Park Service is currently showcasing Oliver’s work Fairsted: A Brookline Overture on the home page of Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. Commissioned by the Brookline Symphony Orchestra, the piece is a tribute to Olmsted, widely considered the father of American Landscape Architecture. Click here to see the musical highlight (bottom left) and to learn […]

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Landscape Music Essay Features Oliver’s Work

Christina Rusnak writes about Oliver’s work with the Firebrand Concert Series in her Landscape Music essay “Commissioning Landscape Music.”  The article highlights To the Sea, a string quartet that will be on Oliver’s forthcoming album You Are Not Alone.  Read it Here.  

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Flute New Music Consortium Profiles Oliver

The Flute New Music Consortium profiled Oliver for their Composer Spotlight Series.  Read the article here.

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“Stirringly Evocative” –The Boston Music Intelligencer

The Boston Music Intelligencer reviewed Juventas’ “Music in Flight” program and wrote about Oliver’s music: Oliver Caplan’s You Are Not Alone, scored for violin, cello and piano, then had its East Coast premiere. Its four movements—Diagnosis, Grief, Acceptance, and Transformation—were inspired by the composer’s witnessing his mother battle with and survival of breast cancer. He disclosed that […]

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