Kim Terry, Director of Marketing and Communications
Published: May 27, 2011
“Beethoven I take twice a week,” wrote Italian composer G.A. Rossini, “Haydn four times, and Mozart every day!”
You’ll see why a steady diet of Mozart’s music never fails to invigorate the listener when you join the Metropolitan Library System in June for a series of five concerts called “Wayne McEvilly Presents Stay Young With Mozart.” McEvilly will be playing selections from the piano sonatas and sharing his knowledge about the composer, his music, and how they can inspire a creative attitude in daily life.
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 McEvilly says “is part of my work to offer performances of Mozart, and other great composers, to everyone, all ages, no exclusions.”
MLS and Wayne McEvilly invite everyone to attend one or more of these free concerts featuring selections from Mozart’s piano sonatas, works which were described by the great classical pianist Artur Schnabel as “unique: too easy for children, too difficult for adults.”
The performance schedule for “Stay Young With Mozart” is:
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.