“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


Russian masterworks with the Austin Symphony

On March 6 and 7, Olga Kern joins the Austin Symphony for “The Mighty Russian Composers,” a program of works that includes music from some of the country’s most renowned composers.

Olga joins for Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, which is paired with Shostakovich’s Festive Overture and Liadov’s Baba-Yaga. The program also hears Prokofiev’s Overture on Hebrew Themes and Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini. Austin Symphony Music Director Peter Bay conducts.

Olga Kern’s East Coast recital tour with Renée Fleming concludes in Key Largo

Tonight sees the conclusion of Olga Kern’s recital tour with Renée Fleming, which stopped in cities along the East Coast beginning in Boston on February 8 and continued in Norfolk, VA, Charlottesville, VA, and Washington D.C. . The pair give their last performance together at Key Largo’s Ocean Reef Cultural Center in Florida at 8 pm tonight.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased by clicking here.

Olga concludes her cycle of TchaikFest concerts with Detroit Symphony Orchestra

On February 21 and 22, Olga Kern concludes her cycle of Tchaikovsky’s complete piano concertos with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra with performances of the composer’s Piano Concerto No. 3. DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin conducts the performances, which also hear Tchaikovsky’s Overture to The Voyevoda and Symphony No. 5.

Sunday’s performance will also be webcast live for audiences around the world at 3:00pm EST. Click here to tune in.