Olga Piccolo


Olga Piccolo graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory School of Music and the Petrozavodsk branch of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory as a musicologist. Trained at the School of Oratory Art of the St Petersburg Petrozavodsk Philharmonic. Since 1999 Olga has been the Director and Artistic Manager of the Piccolo St Petersburg Children's Music Lecture Series.

Olga is a member of the Association of Music Psychologists and Psychotherapists and has written the book of poetry My Spirals. Since 2012 Olga's principal venue has been the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg and its branch in Vladivostok. Olga Piccolo is the Director of the Piccolo private school in St Petersburg and the Piccolo musical family and children's camp. which since 2020 has been a recipient of the orphans' Orthodox Children's Mission.

Olga's original project Piccolo at the Mariinsky and her series of Music Told in Tales of Sand (with sand animation) and Valery Gergiev – For Children njoys great success and popularity with children and their parents. Internationally rated performers collaborate with the Piccolo lecture series. Forty fairy-tale interactive musical sessions and music stories in the series are targeted at children and teenagers aged between three and fifteen. The concerts and performances with sand animation are run using a unique and original method. Pieces of classical music are threaded on a canvas of classical stories as well as original tales by the narrator. Since July 2019 all of Olga's performances have been included in the monthly broadcasts on Russia-Petersburg radio in addition to being recorded by Olga in audio format.

Since 1999 Olga has been Artistic and General Director of the Piccolo St Petersburg Children's Music Reading-Room.

Olga is a member of the Association of Music Psychologists and Psychotherapists, and is the author of the book of poetry My Spirals. Since 2012 Olga's principal concert venue has been the Mariinsky Theatre and its branch in Vladivostok.

Olga Piccolo is Director of the Piccolo St Petersburg private school and the Piccolo Music Family International Children's Camp, and since 2020 has been a trustee of the Orthodox Children's Mission for orphans.

Olga's unique project Piccolo at the Mariinsky, her series Music Told in Tales of Sand (with sand animation) and Valery Gergiev for Children are well-known and loved by children and their parents.
Information for January 2020

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