“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 reunites with Pacific Symphony for Rachmaninoff

September 22-24, Olga Kern makes her return performing with the Pacific Symphony, taking the stage as featured soloist for Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

Led by conductor Carl St. Clair, the concerts at Costa Mesa, CA’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts also include performances of Dvorak’s Carnival Overture and Respighi’s The Pines of Rome plus the world premiere of a composition by Conrad Tao.


Olga Kern opens Fort Wayne Philharmonic 2016/17 season with Rachmaninoff

Olga Kern takes the stage with conductor Andrew Constantine and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic for the opening night of their 2016/17 season at the Embassy Theater on October 1.

Olga is featured soloist for Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, and the orchestra also performs Shostakovich’s Festive Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.

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Olga Kern joins Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra for Rachmaninoff

On August 24 & 25, Olga Kern reunites with conductor Eliahu Inbal and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. They perform Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini at the Seoul Arts Center Concert Hall.

The program also features a selection of Brahms’s Hungarian Dances and his Symphony No. 2.

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