12 July - Nikolina Gora (Russia):

On 12 July the event dedicated to Tomas Transtromer and Vissarion Shebalin took place 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. 

At the concert Olga Solovieva played Violin Sonata by Vissarion Shebalin (with Sergey Kostylev), and the piano pieces by Anatoly Lyadov

20-26 April 2015 - Moscow (Russia):

From 20 to 26 April The 9th Moscow open Lyadov Festival took place. Olga Solovieva worked in a jury of the Festival, and announced two special personal awards for young pianists - Veronika Ivanova and Anna Fyodorova.

17 April 2015 - Borovichi city (Russia):

Olga Solovieva participate at the 26th Lyadov's Festival in Borovichi. The concert program included piano pieces by Anatoly Lydov, and  the vocal cycle "The Notebook of Lyrics" by Nikolay Myaskovsky (with soprano Tatiana Barsukova). [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].

11 February 2015 - Aleksandrov city (Russia):

Olga Solovieva played the recital in Aleksandrov city, at the Chamber Hall of Tsvetaevs Museum. The programme consists from piano pieces by Anatoly Lydov, and  the vocal cycle "The Notebook of Lyrics" by Nikolay Myaskovsky (with soprano Tatiana Barsukova).

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).