Pianist Jeremy Denk closes out Union College Concert Series season

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Prominent American pianist Jeremy Denk performs on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Chapel.

The Series welcomes back pianist Jeremy Denk to close the 2016-17 season in a special program, "Medieval to Modern." The program traces the history of Western classical music from the Renaissance to contemporary music and back again. – from Machaut to Ligeti.

Denk has established himself as one of America’s most thought-provoking, multi-faceted, and compelling artists. A winner of the MacArthur Award in 2013, he has appeared as soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and London. He regularly gives recitals in New York, Washington, Boston, Philadelphia, and throughout the United States.

Last season, he began a four-season tenure as an artistic partner of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; made debuts with the Cleveland Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic; and performed Bach concertos with Academy of St. Martinin-the-Fields in London and on tour throughout the US. Future engagements include appearances with the Finnish Radio Symphony, a return to London’s Wigmore Hall, and his recital debut at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

Individual tickets are $30. All students are free. For information, call (518) 388-6080 or visit the series website.