Jeremy Denk http://wrti.org en 'The Biggest Jazz Riff Ever Written:' Jeremy Denk's 'Goldberg Variations' http://wrti.org/post/biggest-jazz-riff-ever-written-jeremy-denks-goldberg-variations In the classical music world right now, many eyes are focused on <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/148914270/jeremy-denk" target="_blank">Jeremy Denk</a>. Sun, 17 Nov 2013 14:13:00 +0000 NPR Music 6695 at http://wrti.org 'The Biggest Jazz Riff Ever Written:' Jeremy Denk's 'Goldberg Variations' Vijay Iyer, Jeremy Denk Win MacArthur Genius Grants http://wrti.org/post/vijay-iyer-jeremy-denk-win-macarthur-genius-grants <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MThqIWwzL78</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MARHeIJDsYI</p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:56:39 +0000 Anastasia Tsioulcas 6487 at http://wrti.org Vijay Iyer, Jeremy Denk Win MacArthur Genius Grants Vijay Iyer: Self-Taught Jazz Pianist Goes 'Solo' http://wrti.org/post/vijay-iyer-self-taught-jazz-pianist-goes-solo <em>This interview was originally broadcast on <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130543663">Oct. 14, 2010</a>.</em><p>Jazz musician <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92749291">Vijay Iyer</a> started playing the violin when he was 3, but when he was 4 or 5, he wanted to play another instrument: the piano.<p>"The piano was around because my sister was taking lessons, and so I just started messing on it and figuring things out little by little," Iyer tells Terry Gross. Sat, 28 Sep 2013 00:11:17 +0000 NPR Music 6506 at http://wrti.org Vijay Iyer: Self-Taught Jazz Pianist Goes 'Solo' Jeremy Denk: Playing Ligeti With A Dash Of Humor http://wrti.org/post/jeremy-denk-playing-ligeti-dash-humor-0 <em>This interview was originally broadcast on <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/23/153366344/jeremy-denk-playing-ligeti-with-a-dash-of-humor">May 23, 2012</a>.</em><p>Not many classical pianists maintain blogs where they ruminate on everything from <a href="http://jeremydenk.net/blog/2010/04/12/joshua-bell-tour-trauma-meatball-edition/" target="_blank">eating a terrible bowl of meatballs</a> while on tour with Joshua Bell to <a href="http://jeremydenk.net/blog/2009/12/10/schuberts-killer-abs/" target="_blank">seeing <em>Twilight: New Moon</em> (twice)</a> and hearing strains of a Schubert s Sat, 28 Sep 2013 00:10:22 +0000 NPR Music 6505 at http://wrti.org Jeremy Denk: Playing Ligeti With A Dash Of Humor Why I Hate The 'Goldberg Variations' - from NPR Music http://wrti.org/post/why-i-hate-goldberg-variations-npr-music <strong><em>(Jeremy Denk joins us all week to explore the Goldberg Variations. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 14:12:59 +0000 Jeremy Denk 4379 at http://wrti.org Why I Hate The 'Goldberg Variations' - from NPR Music First Listen: Jeremy Denk, 'Ligeti/Beethoven' http://wrti.org/post/first-listen-jeremy-denk-ligetibeethoven <em>Audio for this feature is no longer available.</em><p>By this point, it's probably no secret that Jeremy Denk is a favorite around these parts, both as a brilliant <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2012/03/22/149089528/bachs-goldberg-variations-infinite-worlds-out-of-eight-borrowed-notes" target="_blank">pianist</a> and as a gifted and funny <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2012/03/16/148769794/why-i-hate-the-goldberg-variations" target="_blank">essayist</a>. Mon, 07 May 2012 10:14:43 +0000 WRTI Staff 3825 at http://wrti.org First Listen: Jeremy Denk, 'Ligeti/Beethoven' Violinist Joshua Bell http://wrti.org/post/violinist-joshua-bell <p>WRTI&#39;s Jill Pasternak speaks with violinist Joshua Bell on <strong>Saturday, April 14th, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.</strong> The world-renowned virtuoso updates us on his life, his longtime collaboration with pianist Jeremy Denk, and his new appointment as music director of Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. He appears at the Kimmel Center on April 16th with the ensemble.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:54:09 +0000 Jill Pasternak 3765 at http://wrti.org Violinist Joshua Bell