Celebrity Series presents
Jeremy Denk, piano
Pianist Jeremy Denk has steadily built a reputation as one of the music world’s most compelling pianists.
“Hearing Mr. Denk’s bracing, effortlessly virtuosic and utterly joyous performance, one would never guess how phenomenally difficult the piano part is.”
– The New York Times
“The logic that propelled [Denk’s] playing gave his occasional understatements extraordinary power.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Sonata, Sz. 80
Sostenuto e pesante
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, prelude for piano (after J. S. Bach), S. 179
Sonetto del Petrarca, no. 123 “I’vidi in terra angelici costume”
(from Deuxième Année de pèlerinage – Italie, S.161, no. 6)
Après une lecture du Dante (Fantasia quasi Sonata)
(from Deuxième Année de pèlerinage – Italie, S.161, no. 7
Isoldes Liebstod (after Wagner), S. 447
Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 869
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Opus 111
Maestoso; Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Arietta, Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile
Denk will lead a public masterclass Friday March 1 at 1:00pm in Williams Hall.
Are you an NEC faculty member or student who is giving a school concert? Submit your artist and repertoire information now!