Olga Brzhezinskaya was born in 1934 in Kazakhstan, and shortly before the start of World War II, she moved to Novosibirsk with her family. There she graduated from high school and entered the sewing college. Starting to sing in the choir, Brzezinskaya realized that she wanted to connect her fate with music. A graduate of the Ural Conservatory served for several years at the Orenburg Theater of Musical Comedy, and in 1970, together with her husband Georgy Kotov, later People’s Artist of the RSFSR and laureate of the Golden Mask National Theater Award, she moved to Omsk.
In the Omsk Theater of Musical Comedy, Olga Brzhezinskaya performed many complex vocal parts and was remembered for her various roles. The most famous are Silva (“Silva”), Theodora Verdier (“Circus Princess”), Zorika (“Gypsy Love”), Ganna Glavari (“The Merry Widow”), Saffy (“The Gypsy Baron”), Violetta Leblanc (“Servant” ), Liza Muromskaya (“The Young Lady-Peasant Woman”), Kubyrkina (“The Hussar’s Marriage”), Bukhalova (“Maiden Trouble”), Minister of Morality Zvelina (“Dutch Girl”), Sultana Aiganym (“Lubina Grove”).
Having performed the role of Nastenka in A. Novikov’s operetta “Vasily Terkin”, in 1975 Olga Brzhezinskaya was awarded a Diploma at the All-Russian review of performances to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Victory.
She was awarded the medal “For fidelity to duty and the Fatherland”.
Farewell to Olga Brzhezinskaya will take place on January 24 at 11:30 at the service entrance of the Omsk Musical Theatre.