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Joy of Mozart Concert Series Concludes at Downtown Library

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 can be heard at the Downtown Library on Sunday, October 12, 2008, when master pianist Wayne McEvilly concludes his 2008 concert series “The Joy of Mozart: An Amazing Grace” with live performances of Mozart’s piano sonatas 15-17.  The program lasts from 2:00 to 3:00pm.  It is free and open to the public.

“This concert series is part of my life’s work,” McEvilly said, “to offer my performances of Mozart, Schubert, 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.” 

Seating is limited and doors to the Library’s 46th Star Auditorium open at 1:30pm.  

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