“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


Return to the Virginia Arts Festival

For the second time this season, Olga returns to the Virginia Arts Festival next week, where she is the Connie & Marc Jacobson Director of Chamber Music. She performs works by Shostakovich, Brahms, and Schumann with the Dalí Quartet on May 13, 15, and 16. Check out her schedule here for more information.

Kern, Slatkin, and the St. Louis Symphony

Over the weekend, Olga performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Maestro Slatkin and the St. Louis Symphony. In a review, Sarah Bryan Miller of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote, “Russian-born pianist Olga Kern is a phenomenon; her combination of technique, inspired interpretation and glamorous charisma wins over audiences and critics alike.” To read the full review click here.

Over the upcoming weekend Olga gives three performances of Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2 with Maestro Bruno Ferrandis and the Santa Rosa Symphony in Rohnert Park, CA. For more information, click here.

Olga Plays Rachmaninoff

Following last week’s gala for MSM at Carnegie Hall, Olga reunites with Maestro Leonard Slatkin once again this weekend for performances of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the St. Louis Symphony. Details can be found here.

Olga Kern with St. Louis Symphony (April 27 & 28)

Meet Me in St. Louis!April 27 & 28: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 1St. Louis Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Slatkin

Posted by Olga Kern on Monday, April 22, 2019