“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


Manhattan School of Music Lessons – Season 2!

Olga continues her popular Manhattan School of Music Lessons series on Facebook. Take a look at her most recent lesson below with Ling Ling Chen playing Ravel’s Oiseaux Tristes from Miroirs. (Tip: Be sure to press the speaker icon at the bottom of the video to unmute it after pressing play.)

Olga's Mini MSM Lesson #7 (Ling Ling Chen – Ravel Miroirs 'Oiseaux Tristes')

A new year and a new Manhattan School of Music piano lesson! Here, Ling Ling Chen works through part of Ravel's Miroirs: Oiseaux tristes

Posted by Olga Kern on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

First Concert of 2019 – Italy!

Olga travels to Italy for her first concert of 2019 at the Milan Conservatory. She will perform works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, and Balakirev as part of the conservatory’s “Societa dei concerti” series. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Olga Plays Rachmaninoff

Missing listening to Olga perform? Listen to her play Rachmaninoff’s dramatic Prelude in B minor, Op. 32, No. 10 below.