“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


Circolo Bellini

Olga will be jetting off to Italy for a solo recital including varied works by Schumann, Gershwin, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, and Balakirev on June 26. For tickets and more information, click here.

Captivating Performance by Dali Quartet and Olga Kern

On May 16th, Olga and the Dali Quartet closed the coffee concert series of the Virginia Arts Festival, of which Olga was recently named chamber music series director. According to John Shulson of The Virginia Gazette, “They offered a big sound and big rewards in coordinated, extremely artistic, and panoramic sounds that brought the crowd to its feet in spontaneous applause.” To read the complete review, click here.

2019 Olga Kern International Piano Competition

The 2019 Olga Kern International Piano Competition will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, from October 27–November 3, 2019. The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities ages 18 to 32 on November 3, 2019. Applications are open through June 1, 2019. For more information and to apply, click here.

Don't Miss Out!

There's not much time left to apply to the second Olga Kern International Piano Competition. If you're a pianist between 18-32, don't miss out! www.olgakerncompetition.org

Posted by Olga Kern on Friday, May 17, 2019