American Classical Pianist Jeremy Denk in Bradford On Avon Tomorrow

Jeremy Denk will be in Wiltshire Music Centre tomorrow. The show will start at 7:30 in the evening.

Wiltshire Music Centre

Wiltshire Music Centre

As one of America’s foremost classical pianists, Jeremy Denk already won a lot of awards from 2013 MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship award, the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize, and to Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award. And was a soloist with many of the world’s great orchestras in America and London.



  • Date:
    Friday 23 Sep 2016
  • Time:
    7:30 PM

Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists. A recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship and Musical America’s Instrumentalist of the Year Award, he has performed as a soloist with many of the world’s great orchestras.

In a fascinating centuries-spanning programme, Denk charts the history of Western music from the Medieval and Renaissance worlds of Byrd and Frescobaldi to Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, and beyond to the modernists Debussy, Prokofiev and Ligeti. This is a sparkling collection of imaginary “suites” showcasing selected short works that evoke the spirit and styles of each age of musical history.


Guillaume de MACHAUT Douce Dame Jolie & Doulz amis

Gilles BINCHOIS Triste plaisir

Johannes OCKEGHEM Kyrie from Missa Prolationum

Guillaume DUFAY Franc cuer Gentil

Josquin DESPREZ Kyrie from Missa Pange lingua

Clément JANEQUIN Au Joly Jeu

BYRD A Voluntarie from My Ladye Nevells Booke of Virginal Music

Carlo GESUALDO O dolce mio Tesoro

Claudio MONTEVERDI Zefiro torna e di soavi accenti, SV 251

Girolamo FRESCOBALDI Toccata terza, F 2.03

Domenico SCARLATTI Sonata in B-flat major, K.545

J S BACH Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903


MOZART Sonata No.5 in G major, K.283

BEETHOVEN I. Allegro molto e con brio from Sonata in C minor Op.10 No.1

SCHUBERT I. Moderato in C major from Moments musicaux, D.780

SCHUMANN 5. In der Nacht from Fantasiestücke

CHOPIN No.1 in C Major and No.2 in A minor from Preludes, Op.28

LISZT Isoldens Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde (Wagner)

BRAHMS 1. Intermezzo from 4 Klavierstücke, Op.119

SCHOENBERG 1. Mässige Viertel from 3 Pieces, Op.11

DEBUSSY “… Ce qu’a vu le vent d’Ouest” from Preludes, Book 1

POULENC 1. Sans traîner from 8 Nocturnes, FP 56

STOCKHAUSEN Klavierstücke I

GLASS Etude No. 2

LIGETI 6. Autumn in Warsaw, from 6 Etudes for piano, Book 1

BINCHOIS Triste plaisir


‘A pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs’ The New York Times

6.30pm pre-concert talk


Author: Henry Thompson

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