September, 2016:

Interview with Olga Solovieva
Interview with Olga Solovieva (in Russian), published in "Musical Magazine", Nr. 9, 2016 - about Olga's recordings, performing, teaching; including photos
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June 27, 2016:

Volumes Three & Four of Complete Anatoly Lyadov Piano Works are released by Northern Flowers label (distributed by Alto). Volume 4 contains few pieces and sketches, never recorded before.

Thus, Olga Solovieva completed the project started in far 2004.

Now the series is the mostly complete set of Anatoly Lyadov's works composed for one pianist.

And very important is that Olga Solovieva is the pianist of Russian piano school tradition: her Professor at the Gnessins Academy was Leonid Blok, the pupil of Alexander Goldenweiser (who was the pupil of Alexander Ziloti, close friend of Lyadov).

May 4 & 11, 2016:

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].

March 28, 2016:

On 28th of March 2016 Olga Solovieva played the recital at the Grand Hall of the Gnessin College to commemorate 135th anniversary of great Russian composer Nikolay Myaskovsky.  Olga played two Myaskovsky's works: Sonata for Cello and Piano No.1 (with Fyodor Amosov) and "Twelve Poems of Mikhail Lermontov" (with mezzo-soprano Natalia Zimina), the soloist of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater). Also Cello Sonata of Sergey Rachmaninov was performed.

March 13, 2016:

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.

February 2016:

New CD with the music of Boris Tchaikovsky is issued on the label Grand Piano. There are two pieces in Olga Solovieva's performance - Sonata for Two Pianos (with Dmitry Korostelyov) and Violin Sonata (with Marina Dichenko).

More details

 

Thu

24

Oct

2019

Three times Winner of "Pure Sound" Award!

On October 23, 2019 the final ceremony of "Pure Sound" Award.took place  at "Novaya Opera" hall in Moscow, and the Award winners were announced.

It was the 1st Award for best audio recordings of Russian classical (academic) music.

Olga Solovieva became three-times Winner of the 1st Prize:

  • Boris Tchaikovsky’s music for cello for the recordings with Haik Kazazyan and Christopher Marwood (CD issued by Naxos) - in chamber music nomination
  • Alexey Stanchinsky’s piano music (CD to be issued by Grand Piano) - in solo instrumental nomination
  • Nikolay Myaskovsky’s songs with baritone Ilya Kuzmin (to be issued next year) - in chamber-vocal nomination.

In addition, Olga also took 2nd place for Vissarion Shebalin’s violin&piano recordings with Sergey Kostylev (CD issued by Toccata Classics).

So, Olga took more awards than any other musician

The list of winners: http://sound-pure.com/participants

Wed

09

Oct

2019

To the memory of Alexey Stanchinsky (Smolensk, Logachyovo, Novospasskoe)

The events dedicated to Alexey Stanchinsky took place from 6 to 8 October, 2019 in Smolensk Region. On October 6 there was the concert at Smolensk Philharmony: Olga played the Esquisses by Alexey Stanchinsky, and two cello sonatas by Sergey Rachmaninov and Yuri Kochurov (with cellist Dmitrii Khrychev).

On October 7 Olga gave the master-class for young musicians at the Glinka Musical School in Smolensk.

On October 8 Olga participated at the ceremony of the stone opening in the place of Stanchinsky's house in Logachyovo, and played few Esquisses by Alexey Stanchinsky in the Glinka House-Museum in Novospasskoe.

 

Подробнее см. в публикации Ольги Сурковой (Смоленская газета).