“Call it star quality—music likes Kern the way the camera liked Garbo." - The Washington Post

"You can’t buy it, you can’t teach it. But Kern’s got it. And we can be thankful that there is an Olga Kern…to carry the great tradition she represents into the future." – D Magazine

"Kern's rendition of Chopin revealed not only her technical abilities but also an innate musicality." – Los Angeles Times

"Sheer talent does not come more transparently." - Gramophone


Olga Kern performs Grieg Piano Concerto with the New Mexico Philharmonic

This weekend, Olga Kern joins the New Mexico Philharmonic for a performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, which will hear the acclaimed pianist in one of the most iconic and dramatic piano concerto openings. The program also includes Strauss’ Don Juan and Debussy’s La mer, all of which are led by energetic young conductor Teddy Abrams.

This one-night-only concert takes place in the orchestra’s home of Popejoy Hall in Albuquerque on April 18.

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Olga Kern gives a masterclass at Manhattan School of Music​

On April 10, Olga Kern hosts a masterclass at the Manhattan School of Music, one of the city’s top conservatories.

The esteemed pianist will work with several MSM students as part of the mission held by the Kern Foundation “Aspiration” in a free, open-to-the public event that takes place at 4PM in the Greenfield Hall.

Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev at Santa Rosa Symphony

This weekend, Olga Kern joins the Santa Rosa Symphony for piano concertos by two Russian master composers. Olga appears with the orchestra on March 21, 22, and 23 for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1, paired with Prokofiev’s own Piano Concerto No. 1.

Music Director Bruno Ferrandis rounds out the program with Janacek’s Overture to Kát’a Kabanová and Stravinsky’s The Firebird. Click here for tickets.