“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


South Florida Classical Review

Olga Kern performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Tuesday night at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. According to David Fleshler of the South Florida Classical Review, “[Kern] gave a committed, grandly conceived performance, sweeping and emotional, delicate and intimate.” To read the full review, click here.

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Olga has been on tour with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and Maestro Volodymyr Sirenko for nearly a week, with three more performances remaining. In addition to performances of concerti by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, Olga has been wearing 7 different dresses by Alex Teih Couture for each of the 7 performances. For more on Olga’s tour schedule, click here.

Tetiana Shafran Wins Second Olga Kern International Piano Competition

Congratulations to Tetiana Shafran from Ukraine for winning the second triennial Olga Kern International Piano Competition (OKIPC)! Federico Gad Crema won 2nd place, Simon Karakulidi won 3rd, and Elizaveta Kliuchereva won 4th. Bravo to all of the contestants! You can watch the performances on OKIPC’s Facebook page here.