Olga Thomas-Bosovskaya was born in Moscow, attended the famous Gnesin School for Gifted Children, giving her first public concert at the age of eight. Olga gained a PhD in Music and Dramatic Art at the renowned Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow.
Olga has composed and performed original music for various productions. She has worked with the BBC and RADA and with such actors and directors as the late Susannah York, the late Corin Redgrave, Sarah Miles, Nicholas Le Prevost, Peter Kavanagh, Francesca Annis, Juliet Stevenson, Bill Nighy. Her compositions range from classical drama (Hedda Gabler, Cousin Bette) to murder mystery thrillers (Lady Audley’s Secret) to modern themes (The Country Girl, The Glass Menagerie).
Olga’s work includes: “The Douglas Suite”, written for the Douglas dynasty, whose friendship and support means so much to the composer, “Images for Drawings by Peter Falk”, “The Cherry Orchard”, directed by Peter Kavanagh for the BBC, “The Furniture Suite”, commissioned by John Bly of BBC’s Antiques Road Show and “Regent’s University London Theme”.
As the resident composer for Cruse Bereavement Care, Olga wrote Cruse’s anthem “Restoring Hope” and several pieces presented to Her Majesty The Queen, including “Themes of Life and Glory”, a tribute to The Queen Mother, “Celebration”, an orchestra piece written to mark the marriage of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the anthem “Jubilation” for the Diamond Jubilee, performed by The Band Of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Portsmouth (Royal Band). They also recorded “Royal Lullaby”, a gift for the Royal Baby, and “Thank You Very March”, (both arranged by WO1 T. Hodge MBE RM).
Olga was privileged to present a CD of her compositions to Her Majesty The Queen at a special reception for Cruse’s Golden Jubilee held at St James’s Palace.