Every year, the MacArthur Foundation awards 24 "Genius Grants" to brilliant creators in various fields of study.[Photo: Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times]
On Sept. 25 of this year, pianist Jeremy Denk, hailed as the "humorist-intellectual of the classical-music world," joined the ranks of these genius recipents. The following week, Denk released his latest for Nonesuch Records, a recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations.
In the midst of a milestone week for the genius pianist, Monika Vischer had the opportunity to speak with Denk ahead of his Sept. 27 performance at Macky Auditorium in Boulder.
Love Classical Music?
Stay in touch with our hosting team at CPR Classical and learn more about the classical events occurring in the community. Sign up here for our monthly newsletter.