“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

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Olga Kern featured in Colorado Music Festival


In the first of a series of summer recitals, Olga Kern performs in the Colorado Music Festival on the evening of July 3. The esteemed pianist will be heard performing Beethoven’s Salieri Variations, Alkan’s Étude Op 10. No. 3, Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 35, and 12 preludes by Rachmaninoff.

The festival, led by newly appointed Music Director Jean-Marie Zetounie, runs from June 26 to August 9.

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Summer Recitals in Colorado


On the heels of two performances of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Olga Kern returns the U.S. for two recitals in Colorado. On July 3, Olga can be seen at the Colorado Music Festival in Boulder, performing a program of Beethoven’s Salieri Variations, Alkan’s Étude Op. 10, Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2, and 12 preludes by Rachmaninoff. On July 8, she reprises this program with the addition of three Études-Tableaux by Rachmaninoff in Steamboat Springs. This performance, part of the Strings Music Festival, includes a post-concert reception with the acclaimed pianist.

Olga Kern performs Rachmaninoff in Orchestra RAI’s Spring Piano Festival


Closing out the RAI Spring Piano Festival, Olga Kern is featured in two concerts of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. The celebrated pianist will perform first in Milan at the Conservatorio G. Verdi on June 17 then at Orchestra’s RAI Auditorium in Turin on June 18, which will air live on RAI Radio 3. The program, conducted by Juraj Valčuha, also includes Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.

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