Olga Poltoratskaya

(soprano)

About Olga Poltoratskaya

Olga Poltoratskaya was born in Moscow into a family of professional musicians (her father — famous composer and pianist Victor Poltoratsky — was one of the founders of the Chamber Orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi”, mother — Larissa Poltoratskaya — viola player, artist of Bolshoi Theatre orchestra).

From her early age Olga studied violin, at the age of 5 became a pupil of Central Music School of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, later — Gnessins Musical school for gifted children. She graduated from the Academic Music College of the Moscow Conservatory as solo singer (class of M. Mihaylovskaya), continuing her studies at the State Classical Maimonides Academy (class of professor V. Zhuravleva). In 2010, she completed her post-graduate studies in the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Professor M. Alekseyev.

Constantly being involved in the programs of the International Charitable Fund of Vladimir Spivakov, Olga has been awarded a scholarship by Sergei Leiferkus. She received many prizes and diplomas, such as: Diploma at Russian contest “Bella Voce” (2001); Participation in the International Music Festival in Colmar (France, 2004). Art festival director Vladimir Spivakov; Participation in the Festival “Rising Stars in the Kremlin” under the patronage of the First Lady of Russia (2010).

Olga is a winner of the Youth Award “Triumph” (2004).

Since 2003, Olga Poltoratskaya regularly performs in concerts of the Moscow Philharmonic Society, with lecturers musicologists S. Vinogradova, N. Panasyuk, A. Varhaftik.

Collaborated with the Russian State Orchestra of Cinematography (conductor Sergei Skripka), Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Philharmonic (conductor M. Stravinsky), the State Symphony Orchestra “Novaya Rossiya” (art director Y. Bashmet, conductor Valentin Uryupin), chamber orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi” under baton of Vladimir Spivakov and the other ensembles.

In 2009 and 2010 O. Poltoratskaya performed the leading roles in both Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta” and Verdi’s  “La Traviata” at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

In March, 2010. participated in the concert series “Three Romes” in Moscow and Istanbul with the Russian National Orchestra (artistic leader and conductor — M.Pletnev) with conductor Alexei Puzakov.

In April, 2010 Olga sang the soprano part during the premiere of F. Amirov “One Thousand and One Nights” at the Kremlin Palace (conductor Alexander Petukhov).

Video with Olga Poltoratskaya


Puccini “Gianni Schicchi” Lauretta aria “O mio babbino caro”
Olga Poltoratskaya, “Moscow Virtuosi” Chamber Orchestra, Vladimir Spivakov, conductor

Puccini “Madama Butterfly”
Olga Poltoratskaya, Vyatka Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Valery Raevsky, conductor