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Hammered!

Piano Luminaries, from Art Tatum to Jeremy Denk

Monday, April 28, 2014

So much of what brings a piece of music to life has to do with its performer. Although nearly all of the composers featured regularly on Hammered! benefit from excellent performer-advocates, the programmatic arch of each week is normally determined by the composer and music itself.

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WQXR Blog

Jeremy Denk Wins Avery Fisher Prize

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Jeremy Denk, the pianist, writer and recent MacArthur Fellow, has been given the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize, a $75,000 award to recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in music.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

A Birthday Trip Down Memory Lane

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

This week, the Young Artists Showcase takes a trip down memory lane as it celebrates 36 years of weekly performances from rising talent.

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WQXR Blog

Top Essays on Classical Music of 2013

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Before the New Year rings in, here are our top 6—there is one tie—plus a few extra honorable mentions of our favorite written features about classical music from 2013.

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Chamber Music Society

A Celebration of Bach

Monday, December 02, 2013

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel, a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features an all-Bach program, including two keyboard concertos with soloist Jeremy Denk.

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Carnegie Hall Live

San Francisco Symphony Plays Viennese & American Classics

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The San Francisco Symphony returned to Carnegie Hall in November with a program of American and Viennese repertoire, with piano soloist Jeremy Denk.

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WQXR Blog

Musical America Names its Artists of the Year

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Audra McDonald has been named musician of the year by Musical America, the industry publication. Pablo Heras-Casado and the International Contemporary Ensemble are among the other recipients.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Jeremy Denk Performs Bach's Goldberg Variations

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Acclaimed pianist and 2013 MacArthur Fellow Jeremy Denk performs some of Bach’s Goldberg Variations live in our studios. His latest album is J. S. Bach: Goldberg Variations. He’ll also talk about his writing for The New Yorker.

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Hammered!

Curatorial Genius: Revisiting Jeremy Denk's American Mavericks

Monday, September 30, 2013

To honor the pianist and newly-minted MacArthur Fellow Jeremy Denk, we revisit the programs of his weeklong Hammered! residency from the 2012 American Mavericks Festival.

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Soundcheck

Jeremy Denk And Vijay Iyer On Receiving MacArthur Foundation 'Genius Grants'

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer and classical pianist Jeremy Denk are among this year's recipients of the 24 MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."

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WQXR Blog

Pianist Jeremy Denk Among MacArthur Foundation Winners

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Jeremy Denk, a classical pianist with a literary streak, is among the winners of the 2013 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants.

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Hammered!

Conceptions of the Concept Album

Monday, March 04, 2013

The mark of a well-constructed album is that its individual parts form a greater whole, each work elevated through the connections made with adjacent tracks. Tune in this week on Hammered! for five such albums.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

35th Anniversary Snapshots

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The Young Artists Showcase began airing on WQXR 35 years ago this week. On this show, we celebrate by looking back over the past 15 years at some of host Bob Sherman’s favorite moments.

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Beethoven Awareness Month

Marathon Sundays: Beethoven's Complete Concertos

Sunday, November 25, 2012

The fourth and final installment of our Sunday Beethoven marathon series features the composer's seven concertos. Grab a free download from the Piano Concerto No. 1 in advance.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

San Francisco Symphony Refreshes 'American Mavericks' Franchise

Monday, November 12, 2012

If you thought the San Francisco Symphony's promotion of American "maverick" composers has gotten tiresome, this collection of Cowell, Varèse, Harrison and Cage may make you reconsider.

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Hammered!

Conceptions of the Concept Album

Monday, July 09, 2012

The mark of a well-constructed album is that its individual parts form a greater whole, each work elevated through the connections made with adjacent tracks. Tune in this week on Hammered! for five such albums.

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The New Canon

(R)evolutionary Concepts with Anthony Paul De Ritis, Jeremy Denk and More

Monday, June 11, 2012

This week on the New Canon, we spin Anthony Paul De Ritis's Devolution in its entirety. Recorded by Gil Rose with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and special guest DJ Spooky for BMOP's in-house label, it's our current album of the week.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Jeremy Denk

Monday, May 21, 2012

Classical pianist Jeremy Denk performs the music of Ligeti and Beethoven at Le Poisson Rouge on Monday night. Download his version of Ligeti's "Cordes à vide."

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Hammered!

Jeremy Denk Hosts Hammered!

Monday, March 26, 2012

This month on Hammered! we invite three pianists to curate episodes focused on the 20th and 21st century's revolutionary composers. Listen in 11 am and 11 pm this week for episodes hosted by Jeremy Denk.

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Albums of the Week

Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk Play French Chamber Works

Sunday, January 08, 2012

In three significant French sonatas the violinist and pianist deliver performances of great elegance, poise and virtuosity.

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