Aspen Music Festival And School

Jeremy Denk Back To Performers

Instrumental Focus

  • piano

Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists. He has won a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship and the Avery Fisher Prize, and he was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Denk returns frequently to Carnegie Hall and in recent seasons has appeared 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, and at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Proms.

In 19-20, Denk plays Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1, culminating in performances at Lincoln Center in New York and the Barbican in London. He makes his solo recital debut at the Boulez Saal in Berlin performing works by Bach, Ligeti, Berg, and Schumann, and returned to the Piano aux Jacobins Festival in France, and London’s Wigmore Hall.

Denk continues to tour the US, play-conducting Schumann’s piano concerto to open the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s season as Artistic Partner. Other collaborations include performances of Winterreise with Eric Owens, the complete Ives Violin Sonatas with Stefan Jackiw, and performances of the Beethoven Triple Concerto with Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis.

Robert Spano, Music Director

Alan Fletcher, President and CEO