Victoria Borisova-Ollas is a major Swedish composer. Over the years she has received a number of prestigious prizes, including the Masterprize International Competition for Orchestral Composition 1998 where she came second, the Award of the Royal Swedish Academy in 2005 for her Symphony No 1, the Award of the Swedish Music Publishers Association in 2008 for The Ground Beneath Her Feet, the Hilding Rosenberg Prize of the Swedish Composers’ Association in 2009, and many others since.

In 2011, Borisova-Ollas became the first woman ever to win the Swedish Christ Johnson Prize for Composition from the Swedish Royal Academy of Music. The prize was awarded for her clarinet concerto Golden Dances of the Pharaohs.

Her critically acclaimed music is popular with audiences and is widely performed all around the world.

She works in a wide variety of musical genres including chamber, choral, instrumental, orchestral, string orchestral, music for stage and theatre, opera and ballet.

Borisova-Ollas is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. The majority of her works are published by Universal Edition, Vienna. Other publishers are Novello & Co (Music Sales Classical), Gehrmans Musikförlag, ABRSM Publishing and Svensk Musik/Swedish Music Information Center.