Piano Masterworks for Everyone
Returns to MLS Libraries
To define the music of Mozart is to restrict it. Pianist Alfred Brendel has advised that “Mozart is made neither of porcelain, nor of marble, nor of sugar. The cute Mozart, the perfumed Mozart, the permanently ecstatic Mozart, the sentimentally bloated Mozart must all be avoided.”
The real Mozart, as well as the glory of Bach, Beethoven and Chopin, can be heard at four Metropolitan Library System libraries when master pianist Wayne McEvilly presents “Piano Masterworks for Everyone” with live performances in June. The programs are free and open to the public.
“Performing these magnificent pieces is part of my life’s work,” McEvilly said. “I live to offer my performances of Mozart, Beethoven, Bach and Chopin to everyone, all ages, no exclusions—enthusiastic teens, children with their families, working men and women, seniors, professionals. I perform these masterworks as beautifully as I can to reveal their hidden harmonies and melodies.”
Schedule of Piano Masterworks performances:
Saturday, June 5, 2:00p.m.: Bethany Library, 3510 N. Mueller
Sunday, June 6, 2:00p.m.: Midwest City Library, 8143 E. Reno
Saturday, June 12, 2:00p.m.: The Village Library 10307 N. Pennsylvania
Tuesday, June 15, 7:00p.m.: Warr Acres Library, 5901 N.W. 63rd Street.
Seating is limited so come early. With questions, call 606-3833.
For more information about this or any Metropolitan Library System program, visit the MLS website, www.metrolibrary.org.
The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries. Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres. Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City. You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org.