In the orchestra since 2022
Olga Artyugina studied at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory (the class of People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Prof. M. Gantvarg, 2010–2017), Reina Sofia High School of Music in Madrid (the class of Prof. Z. Bron, 2016–2018), the Conservatory of Lugano, Switzerland (the class of Prof. S. Krylov, 2018–2020). She has been working in the musicAeterna orchestra since 2022.
She is the laureate of the St. Petersburg Government Youth Award. Also, she has won a range of all-Russian and international competitions, including the VIII Mravinsky International Competition for Youth (I Prize, St. Petersburg), International Competition “New Names” (I Prize, Moscow), X International Independent Music Competition “Individualis” (I prize, Kiev), II International Music Competition “Rising Stars Grand Prix” (II Prize, Berlin), XXVI International Violin Competition “Andrea Postacchini” (III Prize, Fermo, Italy), II All-Russian Music Competition (II Prize, Moscow), 56th International Competition for Violinists “Premio Paganini” (Laureate, Genoa, Italy).
Olga Artyugina has collaborated with the St.Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra “Classica”, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra “New Russia”, the St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra “Moskovia”, the Karelian State Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, the International Symphony Orchestra “Tavrichesky”, the Dagestan State Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, the Macedonian Philharmonic and the Macedonian Opera and Ballet Theatre Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Serbia “Camerata Serbica” conducted by Z. Abdullayeva, M. Agrest, E. Bushkov, M. Golikov, Z. Gugkaev, L. Jovanović, A. Kantorov, M. Leontiev, I. Ponomarenko, A. Rybalko, B. Chadlovska, A. Steinlucht, and others.
In 2017 she went on a solo tour around the countries of South-Eastern Europe. In 2018 as a member of the Mendelssohn de BP string quartet in Madrid she received an honorary diploma from the hands of Queen Sofia of Spain. The violinist’s recordings were broadcast on All-Russia State Television Channel “Kultura”, on German radio SWR2 and BR Klassik Bayerischer Rundfunk.
musicAeterna orchestra events
Dido and Aeneas – Opera in three acts on a libretto by Nahum Tate after Virgil’s epic poem Aeneis
Symphony No. 14 in G minor for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra op. 135
Metamorphosen, study for 23 solo strings, TrV 290, AV 142
Symphony No 14, Op. 135 for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra,
on verses by Federico García Lorca, Guillaume Apollinaire, Wilhelm Küchelbecker, and Rainer Maria Rilke
soprano: Nadezhda Pavlova
bass: Dmitry Ulyanov
conductor: Teodor Currentzis
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Francesca da Rimini,
Symphonic Fantasy after Dante, Op. 32 (1876)
on folk tunes for orchestra, Op. 45 (1880)
Romeo and Juliet,
Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare, TH 42 (1869–1880)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Francesca da Rimini, Symphonic Fantasy after Dante, Op. 32 (1876)
Capriccio Italien on folk tunes for orchestra, Op. 45 (1880)
Romeo and Juliet, Overture-Fantasy after Shakespeare, TH 42 (1869–1880)
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975)
Symphony No. 14, Op.135 (1969) for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra set to the poems by Federico García Lorca, Guillaume Apollinaire, Wilhelm Küchelbecker, and Rainer Maria Rilke.
Soprano: Nadezhda Pavlova
Bass: Alexey Tikhomirov
String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor, Op. 138 (1970)
Seven Romances on Poems by Alexander Blok for soprano and piano trio, Op. 127 (1967)
Soprano: Elene Gvritishvili
Conductor: Teodor Currentzis