Olga Sdorenko


“...She is a sensitive and deep performer, communicative and refined. Apart from demonstrating superlative technique mastery, she accurately controls sound...”

Il Tempo – Lorenzo Tozzi

“...Olga shows passionate generosity in unveiling the gems of the musical text. She also reveals elegant sobriety by the way that she approaches the instrument. These qualities give her interpretations humanity, sincerity and vital leap that move and win the audience over...”

La Voce – Luca Garbarini


Olga Zdorenko has followed her parents’ footsteps: her father is the director of the Kiev Symphony Orchestra and her mother is a pianist. She started studying piano at 4 years old; at 15 she performed “Piano Concerto No.2” by Rachmaninoff and at 17 she debuted at Kiev Philharmonic performing “Piano Concerto No.3” by the same composer.

When she was very young she won the contest “Young talents of URSS” and she entered the Cajkovskij Conservatory in Moscow under the guidance of M. Eugeniyi Malinin (Henrich Neuhaus’s legendary assistant.)

She graduated with honors and she immediately started her international career.

In 1991 she debuted at Berlin Philharmonic performing “K466” by Mozart.

She won a lot of international contests such as “Carlo Zecchi” (Rome), “Classical Sanremo”, “Sulmona Award.” She won the constest “Walter Massaza” in Alessandria and she received the O.Messiaen special award.

In 2000 she graduated with the highest grades at the National Academy of Santa Cecilia and she became the chair of the piano department at the Conservatory Gesualdo da Venosa in Potenza (Italy, Basilicata.)

In 2006 she worked with the Berlin Philharmonic soloists for the “Mahler Academy” project under the direction of M. Claudio Abbado.

She worked with a lot of European orchestras as a soloist: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiev Philharmonic Orchestra, Meklenburg Philarmonic, Radio and TV Orchestra of Zagabria.

She performs chamber music too; she worked with the violinists Pavel Berman and Rodolfo Bonucci.

She’s constantly invited as a judge in important international contests.

She worked with record labels such as Brilliant Classics, Diapason, Movie Sound, to produce her own CD.

She’s the artistic director of the musical association “Angelica Costantiniana” (Rome.)

She is always invited at international festivals and she performed all around the world: France, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Spain, Belgium and Australia.

She received a silver plaque from the President of the Italian Republic.