Northern Flowers, NF/PMA 99113/114

Anatoly Lyadov - Complete Piano Music, Volumes Three & Four (including few World premiere recordings).

 

Grand Piano GP716

Boris Tchaikovsky  -  Sonata for Two Pianos (with Dmitry Korostelyov), Sonata for Violin and Piano (with Marina Dichenko).

 

"There is plenty of good music to be heard here [...]. Definitely recommended." (Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review )

 

Naxos 8.573207

Boris Tchaikovsky  -  Piano Quintet (with The Vanbrugh Quartet).

 

"Piano Quintet is in many ways a remarkable work [...]. The performances are exceptional." 

(Tim Ashley, The Guardian)

 

"The Vanburgh Quartet and pianist Olga Solovieva put real intellectual muscle behind the physical weight of their playing. [...] Piano Quintet soon called me back for a second listen." 

(Philip Clark, Gramophone)

OSUSP 005/2013 (AA 3000)

Sergey Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto Nr.2 (with OSUSP Orchestra, conductor Wagner Polistchuk); live recording from Sala Sao Paulo (Brasil), 23rd of March, 2013

 

Northern Flowers, NF/PMA 99106/107

Anatoly Lyadov - Complete Piano Music, Volumes One & Two.

 

"Solovieva gives an absolutely gorgeous performance... There are so many tuneful works that all exude what I have come to think of as Russian musical characteristics that I could close my eyes and point at a random track and it would be a perfect example. So much of this is really good that one wonders why it is almost unknown. Fortunately, given performances like this, we can enjoyably explore Liadov’s output and get to know it much better."  (James Harrington, American Record Guide)

Toccata Classics, TOCC0046

Boris Tchaikovsky: vocal cycles with soprano, and two pieces for balalaika & piano (with Olga Filonova, soprano; Kirill Ershov, balalaika)

 

"The performers are all impressive... It’s truly a winner." (Barry Brenesal, Fanfare)

 

Outstanding Release in accordance with International Record Review

Naxos, 8.55780

Sergey Taneyev - Violin Sonata (with Ivan Peshkov, violin) and pieces for piano (including premiere recordings)

 

"And grateful we should be to pianist Olga Solovieva and Naxos for outing them, for they are gem-like beauties, which, in melodic and harmonic vocabulary, are heavily indebted to Schumann and Tchaikovsky....Ivan Peshkov is wonderful in the two violin works, and Olga Solovieva, as both soloist and accompanist, is one of the best advocates Taneyev has. Urgently recommended." (Jerry Dubins, Fanfare)

 

"The supreme clarity of the sound quality adds to the elegance of the performance... Pianist Olga Solovieva brings a velvet, delicate touch to the virtuoso piano part." (Catherine Nelson, The Strad)

 

"Olga Solovieva is a fine pianist" (Joseph Magil, American Record Guide)

 

 

Albany Records, TROY749

Premiere recordings of Boris Tchaikovsky piano music: Sonata No.1, Sonata No.2, Sonatina, Natural Modes, Pentatonic, Eight Pieces for Children.

 

"Excellent young Russian Olga Solovieva confirms that Tchaikovsky's piano music is tremendously rewarding, often highly individual..." (Murray McLachlan, Magazine 'Piano')

 

"Solovieva plays with steely-fingered brilliance: she's in complete control of what she's doing..." (International Record Review)

"Olga Solovieva plays this music with relaxed aplomb and perfect sympathy..." (American Record Guide)

Toccata Classics, TOCC0076

Herman Galynin: piano music (Sonata Triad, Suite, Four Preludes, etc).

 

"As for Olga Solovieva, her choice as soloist was inspired. She brings clarity and a wide variety in her touch to these virtuosic performances, while remaining properly responsive to both the poetic and caustic sides of Galynin's musical personality..." (Barry Brenesal, Fanfare)

Naxos, 8557727

Boris Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto (with Russian Academy of Music Chamber Orchestra, conductor Timur Mynbaev)

 

Performances are excellent from all concerned... At Naxos’s price, every music-lover should give this CD a try.”  (Phillip Scott, Fanfare)

"Olga Solovieva tackles the difficult Concerto with an arsenal of technical gifts and interpretive panache" (Robert Cummings, Classical Net Review).

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).

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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].

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