Olga Solovieva is a prominent Russian pianist and teacher. She was born in Moscow in a non-musical family (the only professional musician was the singer Natalia Kurtener [1916-2004], the sister of Olga’s grandmother). 

Olga graduated from the Gnessin Academy of Music and took there a post-graduate course (chamber ensemble) as an assistant to Professor Leonid Blok.
Olga Solovieva teaches the Chamber Ensemble at the Gnessins College of Music, Moscow, and regularly has given master classes in Russia, Belgium and Ireland.

Among Olga’s awards:

Olga Solovieva has participated, as soloist and member of chamber ensembles, in various festivals, including very prestigious as West Cork Chamber Music Festival in Bantry (Ireland), Festival of Russian Chamber Music in Ghent and Festival der Voorkempen in Schilde (Belgium), Rariteiten der Klaviermusik Festival in Husum (Germany), “Northern Flowers” in St.Petersburg, 26th,27th & 29th Lyadov Arts Festivals in Borovich, Irish-Russian Chamber Music Festivals «From John Field to 21 Century» in Moscow Kremlin (2012-2013), 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, St. Petersburg Philharmonia Small Hall, Sala Sao Paulo, etc.

Among the distinguished partners with whom Olga Solovieva has performed in chamber ensembles are The Vanbrugh QuartetAuryn QuartetVilnius String Quartet, Roel Dieltiens (cello), Alexander Rudin (cello), Fyodor Zemlerub (cello), Dmitrii Khrychev (cello), William Dowdall (flute), Haik Kazazyan (violin), Sergey Kostylev (violin), Tai Murray (violin), Fanny Clamagirand (violin), Julian Bliss (clarinet), Herve Joulain (horn), Ivan Podyomov (oboe), Peter Whelan (bassoon), Ekaterina Semenova (soprano). 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 Alexander Rudin, Wagner Polistchuk, Timur Mynbaev, among others.

Recordings of opuses by Boris Tchaikovsky, Vissarion Shebalin, Nikolay Myaskovsky, Herman Galynin, Anatoly Lyadov, Sergey Taneyev, Alexey Stanchinsky, the 19th century Russian composers (Peter Tchaikovsky, Anton Arensky, Karl Davidov, Konstantin Liadov) in performances by Olga Solovieva have been released by NaxosGrand PianoToccata ClassicsAlbany Records, and Northern Flowers labels. Olga also made several live-recordings for radio in Ireland and Brazil.

These achievements were highly appreciated in publications of such magazines as Gramophone, American Record Guide, International Record Review, Fanfare, Opus, Tempo, and in the British newspaper The Guardian.