Borealis String Quartet with Imant Raminsh

Concert Review: Borealis Opens Concert Series With Flair

Review by Christine Pilgrim – Vernon Morning Star Borealis String Quartet has played prestigious venues in New York, Rome, Beijing and Toronto, but it chose Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre to premiere the work specifically written for it by Coldstream’s Imant Raminsh, at the North Okanagan Community Concert Association (NOCCA) gala opening of its 2015/16 season…

A New Piano For Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre

Did you know the grand piano used at the Vernon And District Performing Arts Centre is owned by the North Okanagan Community Concert Association (NOCCA)? The current nine foot Steinway concert grand was manufactured in 1887, reconditioned in the 1950’s and subsequently purchased by NOCCA from the Steinway factory in Hamburg, Germany in 1954. The…

Borealis String Quartet

Borealis String Quartet – Thursday September 24, 2015

Borealis String Quartet Thursday September 24, 2015 7:30 pm BUY TICKETS One of the most dynamic and exciting world-class ensembles of its generation, Borealis String Quartet has received international critical acclaim as an ensemble praised for its fiery performances, passionate style, and refined, musical interpretation. Founded in Vancouver in the fall of 2000, Borealis String…