TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023, 7:00 P.M.
CENTRAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Evren Ozel, piano
Rachmaninoff Variations on a Theme by Corelli
Chopin Scherzo in E Major, Op. 54
Bartok Out of Doors, Sz. 81
Bach From Das Woltemperierte Klavier, Book I
Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major, BWV852
Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV855
Prelude and Fugue in A Major, BWV864
Ligeti Etudes, Book I: No. 2 “Cordes à vide”
Beethoven Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
David & Pamela Lane
MEET THE SOLOIST
“The daring creativity and fierce passion Ozel channeled surpasses musicians twice or even three times his age.” American pianist Evren Ozel has won numerous honors and awards including scholarships from the U.S Chopin Foundation and Young Arts Foundation, first prize at the 2016 Boston Symphony Concerto Competition, and second prize as well as Mozart and Chopin special prizes at the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition. Ozel presents an exquisite program exploring polyphony, the musical concept of multiple independent melodic lines occurring at the same time.