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, Denk was also recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Denk returns frequently to Carnegie Hall and has recently performed with the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra, as well as on tour with Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
Denk’s upcoming releases from Nonesuch Records include The Classical Style. His disc of the Goldberg Variations reached number one on Billboard’s Classical Chart. And his recording of Beethoven’s Op. 111 was selected by BBC Radio 3’s “Building a Library” as the best available version recorded on modern piano.
Denk is known for his original and insightful writing on music, which has appeared in the New Yorker and the New York Times Book Review. He is currently working on a book for Random House. His blog, Think Denk, was recently selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress web archives.