Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
4.00 - 5.00 pm Virtual Rising Stars - Evren Ozel
Evren Ozel presents a moving program highlighted by Bach’s Partita in G Major, BWV 829. One of six such suites Bach published as “Clavier-Übung,” or pieces for keyboard practice, the work is an epic journey through a universe of emotions. Mr. Ozel also performs two works by Frédéric Chopin, demonstrating his noted skill with the Romantic composer’s works.
Mr. Ozel was awarded second prize, as well as special prizes for best mazurkas and best polonaise, at the 2020 National Chopin Competition of the United States. He has performed with orchestras such as The Cleveland Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, and the Boston Pops. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Ozel has appeared with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players and participated in the Marlboro Music Festival and ChamberFest Cleveland.