Jeremy Denk on György Ligeti’s Piano Etudes
Johann Sebastian Bach
English Suite No. 2 in A minor BWV 807
Études pour piano (Book I)
Mephisto Waltz No. 1 S 514
Piano Sonata Op. 1
Fantasy in C major Op. 17
American pianist Jeremy Denk presents a program covering three centuries of music from Bach to Ligeti. In one of his rare appearances in Germany, he performs Ligeti’s Études––each one of them “a bite-sized bit of infinity,” as Denk has said––and Bach’s English Suite No. 2, together with works by Alban Berg and Franz Liszt.The concert comes to a close with Schumann’s Fantasy in C major, which is dedicated to Liszt.