Olga Paschenko



Olga Pashchenko is one of todays most versatile keyboard performers on the international stage.  Equally at home on organ, harpsichord, forte and contemporary piano, she exudes a dynamic and passionate virtuosity through her colorful and highly sensitive performances of works ranging from baroque to contemporary.  

From Bach and Beethoven on historical instruments to Ligeti on contemporary piano, Olga enjoys a busy and eclectic concert career as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.  She is a regular guest at early and contemporary music festivals alike, including the Utrecht Early Music Festival where she was Artist in Residence in 2016, the Radio France Festival in Montpellier, the Festival Musiq3 in Brussels, the fortepiano festivals of Amsterdam, the Maggio Musicale Florence and fortepiano series of Milan and Padua, AMUZ Antwerp, Concertgebouw Bruges and the Cité de la Musique in Paris where she made her debut in 2016. 

As a concerto soloist, Olga has performed with the Orchestra of the 18th Century, musicAeterna with Teodor Currentzis, Meininger Hofkapelle, the Amsterdam Sinfonietta and with Alexei Lubimov and Collegium 1704 under Vaclav Luks at the Chopin Festival, Warsaw and at the RSO Festival, Helsinki with the Finnish Baroque Orchestra.  Her chamber music partners include Alexander Melnikov, Evgeny Sviridov, Dmitry Sinkovsky and Erik Bosgraaf.

Olga has been Hausmusikerin at the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn since 2012, where she gives regular recitals in the series Bongasse 20: music from Beethovens time.  An exclusive recording artist for Alpha Classics, Olga has released several critically acclaimed recordings.

Olga was born in Moscow in 1986 and began her musical studies at the age of 6 at the Gnessin School of Music with Tatiana Zelikman, giving her first piano recital in New York at the age of 9.  She continued her studies at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory studying forte and modern piano with Alexei Lubimov, harpsichord with Olga Martynova and organ with Alexei Schmitov before finishing her studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Richard Egarr in 2014.

In 2017, she was appointed as a Professor at the Sweelinck Conservatorium van Amsterdam and Royal Conservatory of Ghent.

Nearest concerts

November, 2019
7:00 pm
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