Russian virtuoso Olga Kern is one of the industry's most talked-about new artists. The recipient of the 2001 Van Cliburn gold medal, she is the first woman to receive the honor since 1969. Since winning the first Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition when she was 17, Ms. Kern has performed as recitalist in many of the world's most esteemed venues.

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