Join us on Saturday, February 26 at 2:00 pm to hear pianist Evren Ozel in concert. Mr. Ozel is represented by Concert Artists Guild.



Program

Composer Work Year
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in F major, BWV 880 (WTC II) 1740
Frédéric Chopin Mazurkas, Op. 56 1844
Sergei Rachmaninoff Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42 1931
Intermission
Alexander Scriabin Poèmes, Op. 32 & 63 1903/12
Alexander Scriabin Piano Sonata No. 5, Op. 53 1907


About the Artist

American pianist Evren Ozel began his musical studies at age 3 in his hometown of Minneapolis, MN. He 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, second prize at the 2016 Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition, and second prize as well as Mozart and Chopin special prizes at the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition. He is also a finalist in the 2021 Concert Artists Guild competition.

Evren has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, RTE National Symphony, and the Boston Pops. An avid chamber musician, he was selected by Mitsuko Uchida to participate in the Marlboro Music Festival.

Evren just completed his senior year at the New England Conservatory, where he has been studying with Wha Kyung Byun since 2014.


About the Concert

Our concerts take place in a private home located near the village of Peace Dale. The street address is 103 North Road, Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879.

Map and Directions

This performance begins at 2:00 pm. If your schedule permits, plan to arrive one hour before the performance to attend a discussion about the music on the program. After the performance, you’ll have an opportunity to meet the artists and learn more about their background, interests, and activities.


Reservations

Advance reservations are required. If you’d like to attend this concert, send an email to craig@corememorymusic.com and tell us who’s coming. If seating is available, we’ll confirm your reservation. If not, we’ll add you to the waiting list. If you have a confirmed reservation and you later decide not to attend, please let us know so others can take your place.

The suggested contribution is $40 per person. If your resources are limited, please contribute whatever you can afford. Contributions are collected at the door. We accept cash, personal checks, and credit cards.

IMPORTANT: As a precaution during this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’d like everyone attending this concert to be fully vaccinated and symptom-free. Masks are optional but recommended, especially for seniors.

Seating capacity for this concert: 25