Jeremy Denk

WRTI Picks from NPR Music
9:13 am
Sun November 17, 2013

'The Biggest Jazz Riff Ever Written:' Jeremy Denk's 'Goldberg Variations'

Jeremy Denk played Mozart at Carnegie Hall Wednesday with the San Francisco Symphony.
Eric Thayer for NPR Music

Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 11:01 am

In the classical music world right now, many eyes are focused on Jeremy Denk.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
9:56 am
Sun September 29, 2013

Vijay Iyer, Jeremy Denk Win MacArthur Genius Grants

Vijay Iyer and Jeremy Denk are 2013 MacArthur fellows.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 12:02 pm

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From Fresh Air with Terry Gross
8:11 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Vijay Iyer: Self-Taught Jazz Pianist Goes 'Solo'

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 12:16 pm

This interview was originally broadcast on Oct. 14, 2010.

Jazz musician Vijay Iyer started playing the violin when he was 3, but when he was 4 or 5, he wanted to play another instrument: the piano.

"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. "I can't really pinpoint the beginning of it."

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From Fresh Air with Terry Gross
8:10 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Jeremy Denk: Playing Ligeti With A Dash Of Humor

Jeremy Denk has recently written for The New Yorker and The New York Times Book Review.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 12:16 pm

This interview was originally broadcast on May 23, 2012.

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Deceptive Cadence
10:12 am
Sun September 2, 2012

Why I Hate The 'Goldberg Variations' - from NPR Music

Jeremy Denk performs Bach's Goldberg Variations in his New York City apartment
John Pavlus for NPR

Originally published on Thu March 22, 2012 4:07 pm

(Jeremy Denk joins us all week to explore the Goldberg Variations. Read his posts on Tuesday and Thursday.)

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First Listen
6:14 am
Mon May 7, 2012

First Listen: Jeremy Denk, 'Ligeti/Beethoven'

Jeremy Denk's new album, Ligeti/Beethoven, comes out May 15.
Dennis Callahan

Originally published on Mon August 12, 2013 10:11 am

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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Crossover
4:54 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Violinist Joshua Bell

WRTI's Jill Pasternak speaks with violinist Joshua Bell on Saturday, April 14th, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. 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.