Olga Kern

Olga Kern


Instrumentalists — Piano

..."It was her sharp and decisive movements and utterly precise playing (of Rachmaninoff' First Piano Concerto) that truly mesmerized in her debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony."... —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

…”Olga Kern was an absolute whiz at the piano.” … —The New York Times

…"This immensely talented artist turned in a performance that was dignified, controlled and almost majestic... her rubato was elegant and natural. The highlight of the afternoon was the concerto's celebrated Adagio, where Spivakov created a gossamer halo around Kern's luscious phrases.”… —The Washington Post

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Olga Kern, the striking young Russian Gold Medal winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition - whose performance of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 made her the first woman to achieve this distinction in over 30 years - made her New York City debut in Carnegie's Zankel Hall in May, 2004. Eleven days later she returned to New York to play at Carnegie again, this time on the stage of the Isaac Stern Auditorium at the invitation of Carnegie Hall.

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