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:
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
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).
On 16th of August Olga Solovieva played a recital at the old country-side village Nikolina Gora (Moscow Region), famous for their summer-houses (dacha) where lived such great composers as Nikolay Miaskovsky, Sergey Prokofiev, Vissarion Shebalin.
The concert programme included the songs Nikolay Myaskovsky (with soprano Elizaveta Pakhomova), and the piano pieces by Alexey Stanchinsky.
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.