“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


PianoTexas International Festival & Academy

Olga soon heads to Fort Worth to play a solo recital as part of PianoTexas International Festival’s Distinguished Artist Series on Saturday. Meanwhile, she is currently sitting on the jury for New York Piano Festival’s third annual international piano competition, which concludes today! Follow the results of the competition here.

Olga Delivers High-Voltage Recital at Art of the Piano

The Cincinnati Business Courier raved about Olga’s recital this past weekend saying she “dazzled in a substantial, technically challenging recital” and “everything about her performance – steely power, brilliant runs and octaves, leaping, hand-crossing – was brilliant.” Read the full review here.

Brevard Music Festival

After her performance this weekend at the Art of the Piano Festival in Cincinnati, Olga heads to North Carolina for the opening night of the Brevard Music Festival where she will play Rachmaninoff’s powerful second piano concerto with Maestro Keith Lockhart. Learn more about the concert here.