“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


NECO’s Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Congratulations to Olga who was presented with the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) on Saturday, May 13. The medal is recognized by both houses of Congress as one of America’s most prestigious awards. Way to go Olga!

You can learn more about the medal here.


Acclaim for Olga’s Performance with Stuttgarter Philharmoniker

Paperblog praises Olga’s performance on May 6 saying she “swept all enthusiastic audiences of Liederhalle with the spectacle of a thrilling virtuosity of precision and perfect keyboard domain” (translated from Italian). For the full review, click here.

Olga will be performing one more time with Stuttgarter in Milan, Italy tomorrow, May 10, before heading back to the United States for more performances this month!

Olga to appear with Stuttgarter Philharmoniker

Next month, Olga performs with the Stuttgarter Philharmoniker on May 6 in Stuttgart, Germany and May 10 in Milan, Italy. She will be playing Prokofiev’s classic 1st piano concerto and Liszt’s ominous Totentanz for both concerts.

In the meantime, she is now in the Czech Republic fundraising for her foundation, “Aspiration.”