“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 performing at her alma mater

Olga will soon be heading to Italy for a recital at the Imola Piano Academy on April 6. In the meantime, you can watch her tips for practicing the piano in her new Ask Olga series here!

Olga Kern to Return to Albuquerque

Olga will be taking the stage with New Mexico Philharmonic on March 25 to perform Tchaikovsky’s powerful first piano concerto under the baton of Fawzi Haimor.

Read more at the New Mexico Philharmonic website.

Olga Kern to Tour China with NYO China

This July, Olga will tour China with the National Youth Orchestra of China. Cities include Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou.

Read more about the National Youth Orchestra of China initiative led by Yale alumni here.