Olga Viсtorova, Russian composer, was born in 1960. She is a graduate of the Kharkov Music School for gifted children. In 1984 she graduated with honors from the St.-Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory where she studied composition with professor B.Arapov and folklore. In 1986 she completed her postgraduate course at the same conservatory.
Since 1996 she is a member of The Composers’ Union of Russia.
Winner of the European Composer Award (Berlin, 2012). Diploma winner at the All-Union Competition of young composers. Laureate of All-Ukrainian Competition of young composers. Governor’s of Sverdlovsk region grant holder.
Nowadays she teaches composition and theory of music at the Ural State Conservatory. She is also known as a leader of Contemporary Music Ensemble of the Philharmonic society of Yekaterinburg. Olga Victorova has composed some thirty works ranging from solo pieces to the large orchestra with a partiality for smaller ensembles.
Her music has been performed in Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Russia, Spain, the USA.
She is a regular guest at various festivals in Russia and abroad: the Festival of Radio France, Musique de notre temps (France), Centara Corporation International New Music Festival (Canada), European dance and music open air festival (Luxembourg), Moscow Autumn, Russia – Finland. Dialog of XXI century, The International Gaudeamus Music Week, Russia Femina (The Netherlands).