“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


Balance in the New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, many of us have New Year’s Resolutions on our minds. For a bit of inspiration, here’s Olga’s take on how to balance career, family, sleep, travel and more.

Here are some thoughts on how I juggle my career, family, sleep, travel and more. Of course, you may have different priorities to balance in your own life, but I think these tips can apply to anyone. Here's to having more balance in our lives in 2020!

Posted by Olga Kern on Thursday, December 12, 2019

Upcoming Concerts

Following concerts with the Orquestra de Sao Paulo and Maestro Roberto Minczuk in Brazil playing Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 2 on November 30th and December 1st, Olga heads to Washington DC. There, she will be performing concerts at the Kennedy Center with the National Symphony Orchestra for Leonard Slatkin’s 75th birthday celebration on December 5th and 7th. Olga will perform Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 1. For tickets and more information, click here.

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.