Pianist Olga Solovieva was born in Moscow, graduated from the Russian Academy of Music, Moscow, and took a postgraduate course as an assistant to Leonid Blok. Since 2004 she has been a professor at the Gnessin State Musical College, and has given masterclasses in Ireland and Belgium.
Solovieva was a prizewinner of the 1999 Taneyev Competition of Chamber Ensembles, a finalist of the 2000 XX Chamber Music Competition in Trapani, Italy, a 2010 Boris Tchaikovsky Society Award Winner, and was awarded the Best Accompanist Prize at the XII International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. In May 2019 she received the Russian public award for her contribution to the development of the musical art and the Glinka Medal.
She has performed in Russia and abroad, and collaborated with renowned musicians and ensembles including the Vanbrugh Quartet, the Vilnius String Quartet, Dmitrii Khrychev, Christopher Marwood, Roel Dieltiens, Alexander Rudin, Haik Kazazyan, Fanny Clamagirand, Julian Bliss and Sergey Kostylev, among others. For Naxos she has recorded music by Sergey Taneyev (8.557804), Boris Tchaikovsky (8.557727, 8.573207, and the International Classical Music Awards 2019-nominated 8.573783), and 19th Century Russian Cello Music (8.573951), which received a Global Music Award. She has recorded two albums for Grand Piano. Her discography also includes the complete piano music of Anatoly Liadov for the Northern Flowers record label, and recordings for Toccata Classics and Albany Records.
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