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Olga Rykov

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Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
I believe my parents chose it for me. My brother played the cello and it was an appropriate combination.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I wish to constantly progress in performance and make it my second nature so that I could freely contribute to the learning processes of other people/children and to the entertainment in general. It is also important for me to participate in upholding a high intellectual level in the entertainment industry so I hope I am fulfilling this personal desire.

How do you feel you will benefit from participation in NYO Canada? / Comment pensez-vous que votre participation à NYO Canada puisse vous aider?
It will help me train my responsiveness to other players my sensitivity to music and of course my technique. The satisfaction from performing and the fun of it are also essential to upgrading confidence.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Drawing photography horses Russian poetry nature.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
J.S. Bach and Buxtehude

Who is your favourite non-classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (non classique) préféré ?
All who I listen to. Annie Lennox for example.

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Godfrey Ridout's Ballade for Viola

If you weren't touring with NYO Canada what would you be doing with your summer? / Si vous ne faisiez pas partie de NYO Canada que feriez-vous cet été?
Doing another music camp or preparing a sonata recital for the beginning of school year.

What is there about you that you think people might be surprised to know? / Y a-t-il quelque chose à votre propos qui est un peu surprenant ou hors de l’ordinaire?

For returning members: What is your fondest memory from a previous session and/or tour? / Pour participants vétérans: Quels sont vos souvenirs préférés de la session ou tournée précédente de NYO Canada?
Performances outside on sunny days.