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 24 Preludes, Op. 11 Nos. 1-4, 11 1896
Alexander Scriabin Poèmes, Op. 32 1903
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. He 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 has won numerous honors and awards, including scholarships from the U.S Chopin Foundation and Young Arts Foundation, first prize in the 2021 Concert Artists Guild competition, and second prize as well as Mozart and Chopin special prizes at the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition.

Since 2014, Evren has been studying with Wha Kyung Byun at the New England Conservatory in Boston. He completed his undergraduate work there in 2021 and is currently pursuing a Masters degree.