Episode 35: Jeremy Denk

“The way that people build careers is mysterious and unique to each person.”

Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists – an artist the New York Times hails as someone ‘you want to hear no matter what he performs’. Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year award, he has recently appeared as soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and London. Mr. Denk discusses his passions, daily work, and the challenges of touring, and he demonstrates at the piano examples of Beethoven, Byrd, Bach, and Verdi.

Running time: 40 minutes

Posted on August 16, 2016 .