Jeremy Denk, piano

Friday, May 08, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” winner Jeremy Denk is “a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs, in whatever combination” (New York Times)—yet to hear him play Bach is a particular treat. Of Denk’s performance of The Well-Tempered Clavier, a Times critic wrote: ”He played this touchstone Bach score with crisp articulation, verve and a keen feeling for the character of each variation.”

Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, BWV 846-869

This concert is supported by Susan Bloom and A. Charles Winkelman

The Artist(s)

Jeremy Denk, piano
Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists. Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year award, he was also recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Denk returns frequently to Carnegie Hall and has recently performed with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic,… Read More

Videos

Jeremy Denk - Bach's Goldberg Variations: Streams and Eddies
NPR: The Goldberg Variations with Jeremy Denk: Variation No. 18 & 25
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Michael Klein at 6:30 pm