Roswitha Masson

Opera for Everyone with Quintessence in Penticton

Columnist Roswitha Masson reviews Quintessence vocal ensemble's visit to Penticton

Glowing review of B.C. Boys Choir concert in Penticton

The British Columbia Boys Choir and Tenor Ken Lavine were performing a seasonal program titled Comfort and Joy.

Concert Review: Les Violons Du Roy

Concert Review: Les Violons Du Roy

Internationally acclaimed chamber ensemble Les Violons Du Roy from Quebec played the Cleland Theatre on Nov. 19.

Concert Review: Les Violons Du Roy
Simon Wynberg, above, picks at his guitar during the ARC Ensemble concert at the Cleland Theatre last Saturday.

ARC ensemble a treat for Penticton audience

Last Saturday’s Community Concert at the Cleland Theatre featured an unusual and innovative chamber music group: the ARC Ensemble.

Simon Wynberg, above, picks at his guitar during the ARC Ensemble concert at the Cleland Theatre last Saturday.

SYMPHONY REVIEW: Bergmann Piano Duo a joy

Two gleaming grand pianos were gracing the stage at Cleland Community Theatre last Saturday night in Penticton.

New Orford Quartet wows packed house in Penticton

The Penticton audience seemed to hold its breath with New Orford's sublime outer-worldly quality.

SYMPHONY REVIEW: Romantic opening for Penticton concert season

Internationally acclaimed pianist Teresa Walters from New York performed the opening Penticton Community Concert for their 61st season.

Strings The Thing a celebration of music at the Shatford Centre

Penticton’s Shatford Centre buzzed with activity last week as 40 participants of the Strings the Thing music camp performed.

Bechstein piano and Goldberg a beautiful duo

The Shatford Centre auditorium was buzzing as the audience gathered to hear pianist-composer Stu Goldberg perform on June 1.

Liz Lupton (right) an instructor at Strings the Thing, a week long music camp, leads her students Koen Dyck (middle) and Natai Willms (left) during the student concert held at the Shatford Centre on Friday.

Concert Review: Strings The Thing faculty concert in Penticton

It was a treat to take in a recital at the beautifully renovated auditorium of Penticton Shatford Centre last Tuesday.

Liz Lupton (right) an instructor at Strings the Thing, a week long music camp, leads her students Koen Dyck (middle) and Natai Willms (left) during the student concert held at the Shatford Centre on Friday.

Okanagan Symphony captures audience

The Okanagan Symphony has a new program: Young Musicians in the Making.

Quartet brings sunshine and Mozart to Penticton

Community Concert patrons who came to see the Pentaedre Wind Quartet last Wednesday were in for a surprise.

Okanagan Symphony conductor Rosemary Thomson rehearses with the orchestra.

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra rings in the season in Penticton

Children, parents and grandparents streamed into the foyer of Penticton’s Cleland Theatre where the Fiddle Kidz were playing Celtic tunes.

Okanagan Symphony conductor Rosemary Thomson rehearses with the orchestra.

Okanagan Symphony returns to Cleland Theatre

Finally we are able to enjoy the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra at the Cleland Theatre again

Majestic ending to symphony season

The season’s last Okanagan Symphony concert took place at the Penticton Convention Centre last Saturday.

Violinist David Greenberg rehearses with members of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra Friday afternoon at Bethel Tabernacle in Penticton.

Strings the thing for Okanagan Symphony

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra was finally back in town on April 1. The Concert took place at Penticton Bethel Tabernacle Church. Luckily I found a seat close to front and center so I could easily see and hear the great violinist David Greenberg.

Violinist David Greenberg rehearses with members of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra Friday afternoon at Bethel Tabernacle in Penticton.
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