Concert pianist Kevin Ayesh performs well-known audience favorites, such as Beethoven’s Pathetique sonata (in celebration of the composer’s 250th birthday), Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, and Romantic-era works by Chopin, Brahms, and Rachmaninoff. Dr. Ayesh has performed in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and Hong Kong. As a North Carolina Visiting Artist for four years, he appeared before thousands across that state, performing as many as 50 recitals in a season. The recipient of many prizes and awards, Dr. Ayesh has taught music at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock, N.C., since 1992. $20. Complimentary refreshments.