A profile of pianist Jeremy Denk, a curator’s choice from The Metropolitan Museum of Art and a feature about The Museum of Jewish Heritage located in lower Manhattan.
A visit to the Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, located in Battery Park City. The museum’s mission is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about 20th and 21st century Jewish history – before, during and after the Holocaust. It is a place to remember the tragic past, but also a place of hope for the future.
The Annenberg Collection includes more than 50 works by 18 of the most renowned artists working in France during the 19th and early 20th centuries, among them Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin and Picasso. The collection was assembled by Walter H. Annenberg and his wife, Leonore Annenberg, over four decades, beginning in the early 1950s.
Jeremy Denk, a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and New York City resident, has appeared as a soloist with major orchestras, including the Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, New World, St. Louis and San Francisco Symphonies. In addition to playing solo recitals, Denk is also an avid chamber musician. Over the years he has become known for his highly thoughtful interpretations of music and for the generosity of his playing.