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Olga Kern

Mar 12

Performance Dates

  • Thu Mar 12 2015 7:30 PM


Recognized as one of her generation’s great pianists, Olga Kern was born into a family of musicians with direct links to Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. In 2001, she became the first woman in over 30 years to receive the Gold Medal at the Eleventh Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and subsequently her career has brought her to many of the world’s most important venues. With her vivid stage presence, passionately confident musicianship, and extraordinary technique, the young Russian pianist continues to captivate fans and critics alike.

Program:Beethoven: Variations on the theme by Salieri, WoO 73Alkan: Etude in G Major, Op. 35, No. 3Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35Rachmaninoff: 12 preludes from Op. 23 and Op. 32


Master Class with Olga Kern Wed, March 11 at 4:30pm in Brechemin Auditorium. Open for observation. More information. 

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