The 92nd Street Y - Jeremy Denk, piano, plays Bach

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The 92nd Street Y, one of New York's leading cultural venues, presents Jeremy Denk, piano, playing Bach on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 8pm ET as part of its fall classical music season, its first fully in-person season since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets are $20-$45 and are available at

MacArthur "Genius" Award winner Jeremy Denk is heralded for artistry that combines pianistic mastery with probing intellect. He returns to our stage perform a work that has become a personal passion, Bach's ingenious collection of preludes and fugues in all 24 keys, Book I of his Well-Tempered Clavier. Denk is acclaimed for the color, sensitivity, wit and splendor of his Bach performances and for his related lectures including "Think Like Bach," and there is simply no artist better poised to bring new revelations to this monumental work.

The program includes: Bach, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I

Comprising 14 concerts performed in 92Y's historic Kaufmann Concert Hall, the fall season includes two appearances by world-renowned pianist Richard Goode; an all-Rossini program from tenors Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres; the first performance by The Knights as 92Y's inaugural Ensemble in Residence; the 92Y debuts of rising star violinist Randall Goosby, intrepid cellist Seth Parker Woods, and the Grammy Award-nominated Aizuri Quartet; guitarist Ana Vidovic; MacArthur "Genius" Award winner and pianist Jeremy Denk, and others, performing a diverse group of repertoire which includes works of Eleanor Alberga, Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Boulogne, Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jessie Montgomery, César Franck, Florence Price, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, and more.

A full list of performances and dates are listed below. Concerts are for fully vaccinated audiences. For more information, including purchasing tickets and COVID-19 protocols for in-person performances, please visit

The Marshall Weinberg Fall 2021 Classical Music Season continues with:
ANA VIDOVIC, guitar 
Sunday, December 5, 2021, 3 PM  
Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 (trans. Despalj)
Sor: Introduction and Variations on a theme by Mozart, Op. 9
Castelnuevo-Tedesco: Capriccio Diabolico, Op. 85 "Omaggio a Paganini"
Albéniz: Granada
Albéniz: Asturias
Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Barrios: La Catedral
Scarlatti: selected sonatas
Leo Brouwer: Un Dia de Noviembre
Concert also available via livestream and available for 72 hours from time of broadcast. 

ZHU WANG, piano  
Thu, December 9, 2021, 7:30 PM
Mozart: Violin Sonata in B-flat Major, K 454 
Price: Fantasy No. 1 in G Minor 
Price: Fantasy No. 2 in F-sharp Minor 
Price: Adoration  
Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major 

ERIC JACOBSEN, conductor
Saturday, December 11, 2021, 8 PM
Jessie Montgomery: Records from a Vanishing City
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 "Unfinished"
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Gottschalk: Symphony No. 2 "À Montevideo" 
Concert also available via livestream and available for 72 hours from time of broadcast. 

Sunday, December 12, 2021, 3 PM  
C.P.E. Bach: Suite in E Minor, Wq. 6/12  
G. Catoire: Quatre Morceaux, Op. 12  
Beethoven: Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier"  
Concert also available via livestream and available for 72 hours from time of broadcast. 

CONRAD TAO, piano 
Saturday, December 18, 2021, 8 PM  
Conrad Tao: Improvisation
John Adams: China Gates
Jason Eckardt: Antennaria plantaginifolia, "Pussytoes," (from A Compendium of Catskill Native Botanicals, Book 2)
J.S. Bach: Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641
Conrad Tao: Grids of E
Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15
Fred Hersch: Pastorale (Dedicated to Robert Schumann)
Conrad Tao: Premiere of KEYED IN 
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Concert also available via livestream and available for 72 hours from time of broadcast. 

About 92nd Street Y:  The 92nd Street Y (92Y) is a world-class center for the arts and innovation, a convener of ideas, and an incubator for creativity. 92Y offers extensive classes, courses and events online including live concerts, talks and master classes; fitness classes for all ages; 250+ art classes, and parenting workshops for new moms and dads. The 92nd Street Y is transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action all over the world. All of 92Y's programming is built on a foundation of Jewish values, including the capacity of civil dialogue to change minds; the potential of education and the arts to change lives; and a commitment to welcoming and serving people of all ages, races, religions, and ethnicities. For more information, visit 
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