Olga Martynova

Olga Martynova is a leading Russian harpsichordist, a soloist with the Pratum Integrum Orchestra and one of the founders of the Russian harpsichord school. She has been praised for her “”¦virtuosity and imagination”¦” [Musica magazine], her album of Bach’s English Suites awarded a 5-star recommendation, also voted CD of the Month with Toccata Magazine “”¦ highly refined treatment of detail ”¦”.

Amongst her tutors, Martynova was taught by pianist Alexei Lyubimov. She has won numerous prizes in duets with Pavel Serbin. In 2003 she was invited to join the Pratum Integrum, the first full-scale orchestra on period instruments in Russia. Sharing their passionate enthusiasm for the repertoire of newly rediscovered compositions, she has played works by Platti, Schober, Wölfl, Fodor, Bortnyansky and Hassler, often performing them for the first time in Russia.

She teaches in two of the finest music schools in Russia, the Gnessin School of Music and the Moscow Conservatoire.

Recordings:

Roman Mints (violin) & Katya Apekisheva (piano)

Alfred Schnittke – Works for Violin and Piano

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