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  • May 22, 2020

    I Still Play, an album of eleven new solo piano compositions written by artists who have recorded for Nonesuch Records, is now available. The pieces were written in honor of the label's longtime President Bob Hurwitz on the occasion of his 2017 shift into the Chairman Emeritus role. This "all-star collection" (Financial Times) features works by John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Timo Andres, Louis Andriessen, Donnacha Dennehy, Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, Brad Mehldau, Steve Reich, Pat Metheny, and Randy Newman, performed by Andres, Mehldau, Newman, and Jeremy Denk. A new video of Andres performing his own piece, "Wise Words," on which you can follow along in the score, is also available here.

  • May 12, 2020

    Jeremy Denk led the third and final event of Bach's Well-Tempered Lens, his online series for WNYC/WQXR's The Greene Space in NYC, with "How to Think Like Bach." From his barn in upstate New York, Denk performed pieces by Bach and led a distanced discussion about what happens to our brains when we listen to the composer's work, joined by neuroscientist Daniel Levitin, music therapist Concetta Tomaino, and longtime recital partner cellist Steven Isserlis for performance and conversation. You can watch it here.

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About Jeremy Denk

  • Jeremy Denk has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and London. He regularly gives recitals in New York, Washington, Boston, Philadelphia, and throughout the United States. His 2012-13 season includes a return to Carnegie Hall in recital, as part of a 13-city tour of the US, as well as a performance of Bach’s complete set of six keyboard concertos in a single evening with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. 

    Denk is known for his original and insightful writing on music, praised by Alex Ross for its “arresting sensitivity and wit.” Denk’s writing has appeared in The New Yorker, New Republic, and on the front page of the New York Times Book Review. His website think denk, recounting his experiences of touring, performing, and practicing, was recently selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress Web Archives. Denk looks forward to performing and curating as music director of the 2014 Ojai Music Festival, for which he is also composing the libretto to a semi-satirical opera.

    In 2012, Denk made his debut as a Nonesuch Records artist with a pairing of masterpieces old and new: Beethoven’s final piano sonata and selected György Ligeti Etudes. The disc was named one of the best discs of 2012 by The New Yorker, NPR, and the Washington Post. In 2013, Denk releases a recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. He has cultivated relationships with many living composers, and has several commissioning projects currently in progress.

    Denk has toured frequently with violinist Joshua Bell. He also regularly collaborates with cellist Steven Isserlis. He has appeared at numerous festivals, including the Italian and American Spoleto Festivals, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music, Verbier, Ravinia, Tanglewood, Aspen, and “Mostly Mozart” Festivals. He lives in New York City, and his web site and blog are at jeremydenk.net.

Jeremy Denk

Tour

Tue, Aug 18
Aspen, CO
Harris Concert Hall
Tue, Aug 18
Aspen, CO
Harris Concert Hall
Sat, Aug 22
Lenox, MA
Tanglewood
Sat, Aug 22
Lenox, MA
Tanglewood
Thu, Jan 28
Auburn, AL
Woltosz Theatre, Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University
Thu, Jan 28
Auburn, AL
Woltosz Theatre, Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University
Sun, Feb 7
Princeton, NJ
Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center
Sun, Feb 7
Princeton, NJ
Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center
Fri, Mar 19
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Fri, Mar 19
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sat, Mar 20
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sat, Mar 20
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sun, Mar 21
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sun, Mar 21
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Thu, Apr 15
New York, NY
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
Thu, Apr 15
New York, NY
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
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Pianist Jeremy Denk's new album, c. 1300–c. 2000, presents a centuries-long story of constantly emerging possibilities and styles of musical expression, an evolution drawn in a single arc by the music of twenty-four different composers, from Guillaume de Machaut to György Ligeti. The Telegraph says: "Quite exhilarating."

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Jeremy Denk has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and London. He regularly gives recitals in New York, Washington, Boston, Philadelphia, and throughout the United States. His 2012-13 season includes a return to Carnegie Hall in recital, as part of a 13-city tour of the US, as well as a performance of Bach’s complete set of six keyboard concertos in a single evening with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. 

Denk is known for his original and insightful writing on music, praised by Alex Ross for its “arresting sensitivity and wit.” Denk’s writing has appeared in The New Yorker, New Republic, and on the front page of the New York Times Book Review. His website think denk, recounting his experiences of touring, performing, and practicing, was recently selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress Web Archives. Denk looks forward to performing and curating as music director of the 2014 Ojai Music Festival, for which he is also composing the libretto to a semi-satirical opera.

In 2012, Denk made his debut as a Nonesuch Records artist with a pairing of masterpieces old and new: Beethoven’s final piano sonata and selected György Ligeti Etudes. The disc was named one of the best discs of 2012 by The New Yorker, NPR, and the Washington Post. In 2013, Denk releases a recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. He has cultivated relationships with many living composers, and has several commissioning projects currently in progress.

Denk has toured frequently with violinist Joshua Bell. He also regularly collaborates with cellist Steven Isserlis. He has appeared at numerous festivals, including the Italian and American Spoleto Festivals, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music, Verbier, Ravinia, Tanglewood, Aspen, and “Mostly Mozart” Festivals. He lives in New York City, and his web site and blog are at jeremydenk.net.

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Tour

Tue, Aug 18
Aspen, CO
Harris Concert Hall
Tue, Aug 18
Aspen, CO
Harris Concert Hall
Sat, Aug 22
Lenox, MA
Tanglewood
Sat, Aug 22
Lenox, MA
Tanglewood
Thu, Jan 28
Auburn, AL
Woltosz Theatre, Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University
Thu, Jan 28
Auburn, AL
Woltosz Theatre, Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University
Sun, Feb 7
Princeton, NJ
Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center
Sun, Feb 7
Princeton, NJ
Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center
Fri, Mar 19
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Fri, Mar 19
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sat, Mar 20
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sat, Mar 20
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sun, Mar 21
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Sun, Mar 21
Fort Worth, TX
Bass Performance Hall
Thu, Apr 15
New York, NY
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
Thu, Apr 15
New York, NY
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
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