Dynamic Montréal Vocal Quartet Delivers High Octane Evening

Review by Jim Leonard NOCCA’s gala concert evening on October 27, 2018 began with the stunning violin solos of 13 year old child prodigy Marcus Coetzee. Marcus began playing the violin at age 4! A student of Bev Martens since 2014, Marcus plays in the Okanagan Youth Symphony. He was ably accompanied by local concert pianist Alex MacArthur. Apparently…

Quartom

Quartom Acapella Quartet – Saturday October 27, 2018

Quartom Saturday October 27, 2018 7:30 pm ** NOCCA’s Gala Evening ** BUY TICKETS Quartom male acapella quartet presents an evening of unparalleled singing. These 4 highly skilled, charismatic, and versatile vocalists from Montreal are praised for their insightful interpretations, obvious mutual affection, and contagious good humour. Quartom comes from the French “quatuor d’hommes” – a…

EnChor

EnChor – Saturday April 14, 2018

EnChor Saturday April 14, 2018 7:30 pm BUY TICKETS EnChor choir is known for its beautiful blend of voices and great spirit; radiating joy and resonating an enduring artistic passion. EnChor was formed in the summer of 2007 by the late Dr. Diane Loomer to encourage “senior singers” to continue to use their talents, sharpen their…

CRH rehearsing

Review: Pianist gives highly refined concert

By Jim Leonard The program began with a tribute to longtime NOCCA board member and past president Paul Maynes. Board member Cathie Stewart presented Maynes with a beautiful painting of an Okanagan valley scene. Then, as is the custom, a young musician is featured onstage. For this concert, Jenny Sutherland, a student at Seaton Secondary,…

Charles Richard-Hamelin

Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano – Thursday March 15, 2018

Charles Richard-Hamelin Thursday March 15, 2018 7:30 pm BUY TICKETS Silver medalist and laureate of the Krystian Zimerman award of the best sonata at the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015, Charles Richard-Hamelin stands out as one of the most important pianists of his generation. Also winning second prize at the Montreal International Musical Competition and third…