Biography (in brief)

Olga Solovieva was born in Moscow. She graduated from the Gnessin Academy of Music and took there a post-graduate course (chamber ensemble) as an assistant to Professor Leonid Blok.
Olga is a prize-winner of the II Taneyev All-Russian Chamber Music Competition, and a finalist of the 20th International Chamber Music Competition in Trapani, Italy. At the XII Tchaikovsky International Competition (Moscow, 2002) she won a special prize and the “Best Accompanist” diploma. She is The Boris Tchaikovsky Award winner (2010).

In 2015 Olga Solovieva worked as a jury member at 9th Moscow open Lyadov Festival.
Olga Solovieva has participated, as soloist and member of chamber ensembles, in various festivals: Festival of Russian Chamber Music in Ghent and Festival der Voorkempen in Schilde (Belgium), West Cork Chamber Music Festival in Bantry (Ireland),  Rariteiten der Klaviermusik Festival in Husum (Germany), “Northern Flowers” in St.Petersburg, 26th Lyadov Arts Festival in Borovich, Irish-Russian Chamber Music Festivals "From John Field to 21 Century" in Moscow Kremlin, and “Musical Assemblies” in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (Russia). She has toured cities of Russia, Belgium, Ireland, France, Lithuania, and Brazil, with chamber, solo and orchestral performances, including such venues as Moscow Kremlin, Moscow Conservatory, Sala Sao Paulo. Among the distinguished partners with whom Olga Solovieva has performed in chamber ensembles are The Vanbrugh Quartet, Auryn Quartet, Vilnius String Quartet, Roel Dieltiens (cello), William Dowdall (flute),  Tai Murray (violin), Fanny Clamagirand (violin), Julian Bliss (clarinet), Herve Joulain (horn), Ivan Podyomov (oboe), Peter Whelan (bassoon). She performed as a soloists with such orchestras as Sao Paulo University Symphony Orchestra (OSUSP), Musica Viva Chamber Orchestra, Russian Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra, with famous conductors Wagner Polistchuk, Timur Mynbaev, among others.
Records of opuses by Boris Tchaikovsky, Herman Galynin, Anatoly Lyadov, and Sergey Taneyev performed by Olga Solovieva have been released by Naxos, Toccata Classics, Albany Records, and Northern Flowers labels. Olga also made several recordings for radio in Ireland and Brazil. These achievements were highly appreciated in publications of the magazines Gramophone, American Record Guide, International Record Review, Fanfare, Opus, Tempo, and in the British newspaper The Guardian.
Olga Solovieva teaches Chamber Ensemble at the Gnessins College of Music, Moscow, and regularly has given master classes in Belgium and Ireland.

Fri

10

Aug

2018

Two CDs from Naxos and Toccata Classics

Two CDs with Olga Solovieva's recordings appeared in July and August 2018.

The first came the CDs with the chamber pieces by Boris Tchaikovsky (Naxos) - Olga Solovieva plays Cello Sonata and Piano Trio with Christopher Marwood (cello) and Haik Kazazyan (violin).

Then in August the CD with Complete works for violin and piano by Vissarion Shebalin was released (Toccata Classics), with the recordings made by Olga Solovieva with Sergey Kostylev (violin).

Sat

28

Apr

2018

XXIX Lyadov Festival, Borovichi

The final concert at XXIX Lyadov Festival took place on Borovichi (Novgorod region). Dmitry Khrychov (cello) and Olga Solovieva performed the pieces for cello and piano by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, Anton Arensky, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Karl Davydov, Konstantin Lyadov.