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.
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
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)
Olga Solovieva participated in the musical event "The Way of Beauty of Alexey Stanchinsky". It took place at the Glinka House-Museum (Glinka's birth place) at Novospasskoe (Smolensk Region).
Ольга Соловьева приняла участие в празднике "Путь красоты Алексея Станчинского" (Новоспасское, Смоленская область).
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).
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.
April 4, 2018:
The concert "The Cello on the backround of 19th century" took place at the Concert Hall of Russian National Library. The pieces for cello and piano by Karl Davydov, Konstantin Lyadov, Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Anton Arenky were performed by Dmitry Khrychov (the 1st Cello in St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra) and Olga Solovieva.
March 21, 2018:
Olga played the recital at the Glinka House-Museum (Glinka's birth place) at Novospasskoe, with the pieces by Alexey Stanchinsky, to commemorate his 130th anniversary (composer who died here in 1914 and his grave is hear, near the church built by Glinka's grandfather) .
Here is the TV-program (in Russian) about this event.
Olga Solovieva played the recital at the Music Hall (Blue Hall) of Smolensk Philharmony. The concert was dedicated to 130th anniversary of Alexey Stanchinsky, whose early piano pieces were performed.
20 марта состоялся концерт в Музыкальной Гостиной Смоленской Филармонии, где Ольга Соловьева исполнила фортепианные сочинения А.В. Станчинского на концерте в честь 130-летия со дня рождения композитора.
Смотрите репортаж телеканала "Россия-1":
After the concert with the Head of Culture Department of Smolensk Region Sergey Cherniakov.
После концерта начальник Департамента Смоленской области по культуре и туризму С. А. Черняков поздравил Ольгу с успешным выступлением.