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The promo for Jeremy Denk's upcoming recital at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at UC Davis lists his bona fides as: MacArthur "Genius," blogger, Musical America's 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year.

Not too shabby.

You'd assume that the whole genius thing just takes care of itself. But how does Denk manage a more or less nonstop concertizing schedule, writing essays and reviews for The New Yorker and The New York Times, and a Random House book deal (his forthcoming memoir Every Good Boy Does Fine is slated for publication in 2015 or 2016)? Concert pianist and Crossover Media artist Lara Downes talks to Jeremy Denk about how he balances, prioritiezes, and gest everything done. READ THE FULL San Francisco Classical Voice INTERVIEW.