Alexandra Olsavsky

Alexandra Olsavsky, a “beautifully voiced” soprano (Herald-Times, Bloomington Early Music), is a collaborative musical artist based in Chicago who performs with a diverse array of artistic ensembles, including those specializing in the Renaissance and Baroque eras, theatrical works, world music, chamber works, and newly composed music. Notable credits include an international debut with Italy’s acclaimed early music fusion ensemble, La Chimera (Eduardo Egüez) performing the works of John Dowland; multiple tours with Concerts for Hope founder Eric Genuis; the (re)creation of the role of Peggy in a Bach + Beethoven Experience production of Allan Ramsay’s Scottish folk opera, The Gentle Shepherd, last seen in North America in 1798; and the widespread success of Olsavsky’s own original composition, “What Happens When a Woman?”, popularized by female-forward vocal trio Artemisia, of which she is a founding member. Alexandra has also performed with the Alchemy Viols, Bacheler Consort Lute Ensemble, Bach + Beethoven Experience, Bella Voce, Chicago Acapella, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Opera Playhouse, Chicago Sinfonietta, Fifth House Ensemble, Haymarket Opera Company, Lakeside Singers, Lira Ensemble, Oregon Bach Festival Chorus, Oriana Singers, Schola Antiqua, and as a member of the backing ensemble for the Chicago performances of the Rolling Stones’ “50 and Counting” tour. For more information, please visit