Sergei Saratovsky

Concert Review: Steinway’s last stand

by  Christine Pilgrim – Vernon Morning Star Sunday afternoon on February 21st, 2016 saw the swan song of the North Okanagan Community Concert Association’s 1887 Steinway piano. It was grand. NOCCA president Paul Maynes announced that all the keys on the association’s virtual piano, raising funds toward the cost of the association’s replacement Steinway, had…

Sergei Saratovsky – Sunday February 21, 2016

Sergei Saratovsky – Piano Sunday February 21, 2016 2:00 pm BUY TICKETS Sergei has been here before. In 2013, when another artist became ill, he stepped in and totally wowed the audience! His enthusiastic reception was not surprising. The Russian-Canadian pianist has performed before the leaders of both his native and new lands. He is…

Audience impressed with NOYSE

Review by the Vernon Morning Star The North Okanagan Youth Showcase of Excellence (NOYSE) was “absolutely phenomenal,” according to Gillian Thompson, one of the more than 300 audience members who attended the show Sunday at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. “The range of talent took my breath away,” added audience member Marie Morris. “I loved it.…