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).





Participation at the concert to the memory of Andrey Khitruk

September 18 - Gnessins College (Moscow, Russia):

On the 18th of September Olga Solovieva participated at the concert to the memory of Andrey Khitruk [1944-2019] (her piano teacher when she studied at the Gnessins College), where she performed the Esquisses by Alexey Stanchinsky.





Concert on Nikolina Gora

August 16 - Nikolina Gora (Russia):

On 16th of August Olga Solovieva played a recital at the old country-side village Nikolina Gora (Moscow Region), famous for their summer-houses (dacha) where lived such great composers as Nikolay Miaskovsky, Sergey Prokofiev, Vissarion Shebalin. 

The concert programme included the songs Nikolay Myaskovsky (with soprano Elizaveta Pakhomova), and the piano pieces by Alexey Stanchinsky.