Recital: Evren Ozel '21 BM, Piano

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290 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
United States

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital that is free and open to the public. It's your first look at the artists of tomorrow.

Evren Ozel '21 BM studies Piano with Wha Kyung Byun.

Evren Ozel is the recipient of scholarships made possible by the Bertha L. Harris Endowed Scholarship Fund, the Saj-Nicole A. Joni and Marya Weinstock Endowed Scholarship Fund in Honor of Veronica Jochum; and the Josephine L. Murray Scholarship Fund. He is also the recipient of the Presidential Distinction Award.

Watch Live Stream from Williams Hall

  1. J. S. Bach | Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829 (1730)

    Tempo di Minuetta

  2. George Walker | Piano Sonata No. 5 (2003)

  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, op. 109 (1820)

    Vivace ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo
    Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung.  Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo

  4. Frédéric Chopin | Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, op. 35 (1839)

    Grave - Doppio movimento
    Marche funèbre: Lento
    Finale: Presto

  5. As a celebration of these past four years here at NEC, I envisioned my graduation recital would take place under different circumstances.  I envisioned my friends, colleagues, teachers, and family would all be in Williams Hall with me, and after the concert there would be a reception with food, pictures, and hugs.

    Although the current times don't allow for such things in the literal sense, I'd like to think that you're all here with me tonight in some capacity.  For better or for worse, I carry all the good times (and not-so-good times) of the past four years to the piano tonight, and hopefully it results in something worth hearing.

    Thank you to all who are watching the livestream. 
    Thank you to my wonderful friends and colleagues for making me smile and continually setting the bar higher. 
    Thank you to my family for the unconditional love and support in my musical endeavors:  to Nacho, the ultimate little brother;  to Mom and Dad, my favorite people in the whole wide world, who taught me my greatest value: the power, necessity, and freedom of honesty.
    Finally, thank you to my dear teacher, Wha Kyung Byun.  Your lessons fill me with inspiration, curiosity, and hope – the indispensable tools on this journey through the endless world of music.