Participation at the 27th Lyadov Festival in Borovichi

In May 2016 Olga Solovieva participated at the 27th Lyadov Festival in Borovichi.

On May 4th she played the programme with outstanding cellist Alexander Rudin: Cello Sonata by Sergey Rachmaninov, Cello Sonata No.1 by Nikolay Myaskovsky, and pieces by Anatoly Lydov and his father, Konstantin Lyadov.

On May 11th there was a meeting at Borovich Museum, to commemorate Lyadov's 161st anniversary. Olga played few piano pieces by Anatoly Lyadov on the Lyadov's piano from toft Polynovka [At the toft Polynovka - which now is a part of Borovichi city - the major part of Lyadov's legacy was created. Here he spent all summers, and here he died on August 1914].

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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).