Christine Pilgrim

Concert review: Hallelujah for OSO’s Messiah

The Okanagan Symphony, soloists and 105-strong choir played Handel's Messiah to a sold-out Vernon Performing Arts Centre.

Symphony Review: OSO opens season in a D major triumph

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra scored a major triumph at Sunday’s opening of its 2016/17 season.

Concert review: NOCCA season ends in a melding of cultures

University of Pretoria Youth Choir and Edmonton's Kokopelli created a rainbowed feast of united energy, rhythm and song.

Concert Review: Duo is on a first-name basis with its audience

The North Okanagan Community Concert audience was treated to an evening of unadulterated excellence by the Wolak Donnelly Duo Sunday.

Concert Reviews: Steinway’s last stand

Sergei Saratovsky delivers afternoon of bliss on the North Okanagan Community Concert Association’s soon-to-be retired 1887 Steinway piano.

Concert Review: Toe-tapping gypsy jazz at its joyful best

Review of the North Okanagan Community Concert presentation of Christine Tassan et les Imposteures.

Concert Review: Borealis opens concert series with flair

Borealis String Quartet gives world premiere of Imant Raminsh's Quartet No 3 to thunderous applause and a standing ovation.

Concert Review: Choir gives an ‘Elektra-fying’ finale

Elektra Women's Choir closed the North Okanagan Community Concert Association’s season with professional polish and aplomb.

Concert Review: Bergmann Duo show that four hands are better than two

Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann give the North Okanagan Community Concert Association’s penultimate concert of the 2014/15 season.

Concert Review: Joes are way above average

The Joe Trio not only carried out its mandate to “unstuff” the classics; it kicked the stuffing clean out of them.

Concert Review: Les Violons du Roy play music fit for a king

Les Violons du Roy awed Tuesday’s North Okanagan Community Concert Association’s gala audience.

Concert review: Montréal musketeers have spirit

A common spirit connects three French Canadian musical musketeers known on their six CDs as the Montréal Guitare Trio.

CONCERT REVIEW: Van Django concert adds some heat

Vancouver-based acoustic string quartet Van Django breathed fire into gypsy jazz

CONCERT REVIEW: Parker inspires and connects with audience

Parker was joined by Vernon’s teenage prodigy, Colleen Venables

Concert review: Duo gets back to Bach

Christie Reside and Terence Dawson impressed North Okanagan Community Concert-goers at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Friday.

Concert Review: A ‘gem’ opens diamond year for NOCCA

North Okanagan Community Concert Association celebrates its 60-year anniversary with a sparkling performance by The Gryphon Trio.

Concert Review: Musicians give rhapsodic finale

Clarinet virtuoso François Houle and pianist Jane Hayes bring a rhapsodic close to the North Okanagan Community Concert Association season.

Concert Review: Okanagan Symphony conjures kaleidoscopic images

Thursday’s Okanagan Symphony concert, aptly entitled Kaleidoscope, met expectations.

Pianist heralds spring on St. Patrick’s Day

Russian pianist Sergei Saratovsky brings a spectacular performance in the St. Patrick's Day concert sponsored by the NOCCA

CONCERT REVIEW: Glorious guitar fills Vernon Performing Arts Centre

Audiences are still buzzing about weekend concerts by the Montréal Guitar Trio and Okanagan Symphony featuring guitarist Daniel Bolshoy.