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.

Mon

27

Jun

2016

Lyadov's piano music series is completed

Volumes Three & Four of Complete Anatoly Lyadov Piano Works are released by Northern Flowers label (distrubuted by Alto). Voumes 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 and dissiminator of Lyadov's music).

0 Comments

Wed

11

May

2016

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].

0 Comments