Vernon Proms 2020

Hello NOCCA friends! We hope you are all doing well during these strange and trying times. We are still in a wait-and-see mode for many things regarding NOCCA’s 2020/21 concert season, but will be in touch with more information very soon. In the meantime, for all of you pining for some live musical events, we…

Il Violoncello Italiano!

Il Violoncello Italiano! Concert Cancelled

Il Violoncello Italiano! CONCERT CANCELLED Saturday March 28, 2020 7:30 pm   Unfortunately due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak and other presenters in BC cancelling their concerts, Il Violincello Italiano! have had to cancel their whole BC tour. So the NOCCA concert on March 28th, 2020 has also been cancelled. We are sorry for any…

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.…

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…