Jeremy Denk

Jeremy Denk, piano (New York, NY), is one of America’s foremost pianists. He is a winner of a 2013 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award. Last season, he launched a four-season tenure as an Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and released his disc of the Goldberg Variations—which reached number one on Billboard’s Classical Chart. Denk’s 2015-16 engagements include a fourteen-city recital tour of the USA, including performances in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, San Francisco, and Miami, and culminating in his return to Carnegie Hall. In 2014, Jeremy served as Music Director of the Ojai Music Festival, at which he wrote the libretto for a comic opera that was presented by Carnegie Hall last season. Denk’s original and insightful writing on music has appeared in the New Yorker, the New Republic, The Guardian, and  the New York Times Book Review. His blog, Think Denk, was recently selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress web archives. Denk, with violinist Joshua Bell, won the 2012 Echo Klassik award for their Sony Classical album, French Impressions. Jeremy Denk graduated from Oberlin College, Indiana University, and the Juilliard School.