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Mozart for Mother's Day Concert at Downtown Library

"M" is for "Mother" and "the million things she gave me," but "M" can also stand for "Mozart." 

But on Sunday, May 9, at the Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, the letter “m” will mean “masterpiece” when master pianist Wayne McEvilly presents “Mozart for Mother’s Day,” a free concert and part of the Ernestine Hill Clark Concert Series.  The music begins at 2:00p.m.  The program will be held in the library’s fourth floor 46th Star Auditorium and is suitable for all ages.

 McEvilly’s partnership with the classics of the piano repertoire has been a favorite of MLS library listeners since his move from California to Oklahoma City in 2004.

This concert series, McEvilly continued, “is part of my life's work to offer performances of Mozart, and other great composers, to everyone, all ages, no exclusions.”

A previous “Mozart for Mother’s Day” concert  at the Downtown Library attracted an audience from 1 to 101 years of age, enthusiastic teens, children with their families, working men and women, seniors and professionals.  “In a word,” McEvilly said, “everyone.”

“No one,” said Metropolitan Library System Development Coordinator Chris Carroll, “surpasses Wayne McEvilly when it comes to conveying the thrill of great music to an audience.”

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.