Charles Richard-Hamelin and Noah Wessels

Supernatural Concert from Two Talented Pianists!

Review by Jim Leonard The concert began with 17 yr. old Noah Wessels – a student at Vernon Christian School. He began the concert with 3 Chopin pieces; the most dazzling being the “Revolutionary” Etude by Chopin. The piece has a difficult passage for the left hand that surges up and down the keyboard while…

Charles Richard-Hamelin – Saturday February 29, 2020

Charles Richard-Hamelin Saturday February 29, 2020 7:30 pm BUY TICKETS Charles Richard-Hamelin – Impressively credentialed, award winning Quebec-born pianist returns to Vernon, bringing the sheer beauty of his playing; mesmerizing audiences with passion, sensitivity and dynamic performances. “Playing of this insight and maturity is rare. The pianist always displays sterling technique and agility.” Geoffrey Newman.…

Even More NOYSE – An Absolute Pleasure!

Review by Jim Leonard It was an absolute pleasure to attend the NOYSE (North Okanagan Youth Showcase of Excellence) concert at Vernon’s Centre for the Performing Arts at 2 pm. on Feb.1st. Besides providing excellent entertainment throughout the year at bargain prices, NOCCA (North Okanagan Community Concert Association) sponsors the NOYSE concert featuring auditioned talented…

NOYSE 2020 Poster

Even More NOYSE Concert – Saturday February 1, 2020

Even More NOYSE Concert – Saturday February 1, 2020 @ 2 pm Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre The North Okanagan Community Concert Association (NOCCA) is very pleased to be presenting the third North Okanagan Youth Showcase of Excellence entitled “Even More NOYSE” on Saturday, February 1 at 2:00pm at the Vernon and District Performing…

Sords-Severn-Duvall Trio

Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s Birth

Review by Matt Arnott The Sords – Severn – Duvall Trio: A concert celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The Audience attending the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre on Sunday December 1st was treated to a riveting variety of chamber works (including some well beyond Beethoven’s era) performed by the Violin, Cello, and…