Karen Khachaturian and his Teachers

On 13 March 2016 Olga Solovieva particiapated at the concert to the memory of outstanding composer Karen Khachaturian (1920-2011). Olga played the pieces of his teachers: "Four Pieces" for violin and piano of Vissarion Shebalin (with Sergey Kostylev), and Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 of Nikolay Myaskovsky (with Fyodor Amosov). Also the Fourth String Quartet by Shostakovich and Sonata for Violin and Piano by Karen Khachaturian were played by other musicians.

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Tue

18

Jun

2019

Russian Public Award to Olga Solovieva

Olga Solovieva was awarded by the Russian public award "For the Contribution to the Musical Art" and received the Glinka medal.

 

Ольга Соловьёва награждена общественной медалью "За вклад в развитие музыкального искусства" имени М.И. Глинки. Эта медаль вручается за выдающиеся заслуги перед государством и обществом, высокий профессионализм, многолетнюю плодотворную деятельность на благо Отечества.

Fri

14

Jun

2019

New CD with 19th century Russian cello music

The unique collection of Russian 19th Century music for cello and piano was issued by Naxos (8.573951), recorded by Olga Solovieva with the cellist Dmitrii Khrychev.
This CD includes two cycles of pieces by Anton Arensky and several World premiere recordings: Tchaikovsky’s own original version for cello and piano of the Variations on a Rococo Theme, Konstantin Liadov’s Fantasy on Gipsy Songs, Karl Davidov’s Fantasy on Russian Songs, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s original version for cello and piano of Serenade.

 

The CD  was called as the "Best Bargain" of the week by famous British critic David Mellor: "...For anyone who loves Russian romantic music as much as I do, this is quite a discovery" (David Mellor, ClassicFM)

 

The CD is the Winner (Silver medal - outstanding achievement) of the Global Music Awards ('duo' and 'album' nominations).