“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 Speaks with California’s KUSC Radio Host

Fans in Southern California have no less than four opportunities to hear Olga perform over the next two weeks! Listen to her speak with KUSC’s John Van Driel about her busy upcoming schedule here. First, she will perform solo recitals at Soka University (February 8) and Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center (February 9) then she goes on to Pasadena to play Tchaikovsky’s brilliant first piano concerto with the Pasadena Symphony and Pops under Maestro David Lockington (two performances, February 16). See more of Olga’s schedule here.

J. Jill Rhythm in Blues

Olga was honored to be included in J. Jill’s Rhythm in Blues campaign along with other inspired women such as Regina Carter, Kelly O’Connor, and Anne Akiko Meyers. Watch her story below and read more stories of inspired women here.

J.Jill "Rhythm in Blues" – Olga Kern

Such an honor to be included in J.Jill's new "Rhythm in Blues" campaign. Read my story and the stories of other Inspired Women at: https://bit.ly/2UfZYok

Posted by Olga Kern on Thursday, January 24, 2019

Skyline Piano Arts Series at Northwestern

Olga returns to the United States with a concert at Northwestern on Saturday, February 2, as part of the Skyline Piano Arts Series. Works includes those by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Gershwin, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, and Balakirev. Learn more here.