Photography by Danielle Levitt
Being a pianist, author, and critic would qualify anyone as a Renaissance Man. If you’re Denk, it qualifies you as a genius. Denk, who recently joined the prestigious club of MacArthur Fellows, has appeared in some of the most revered orchestras on the planet and written several captivating essays for the New Yorker, earning him ku-dos from seasoned penmen and cementing his reputation in American high culture.
Photographed at the Manhattan Inn in Brooklyn, N.Y., on October 2, 2013