Jim Elderton

Classical Notes: OSO marks a triumphant end to season

Okanagan Symphony performs a stunning version of Carmina Burana for its season closing concert Sunday at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre.

Classical Notes: Phantom superstar, local soprano treat crowd

Concert review of Phantom of the Opera stage star Peter Karrie performing with Vernon-based soprano Melina Moore and the Okanagan Symphony.

Classical Notes: OSO delivers a Valentine’s treat

Conductor and musical director Rosemary Thomson dedicated the OSO's Valentine’s Day concert to the heroes and heroines of classical music.

Classical Notes: Okanagan Symphony brings out the beauty in November

Review of the OSO’s Classic Beauty concert at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Sunday, Nov. 22.

Classical Notes: OSO enters a brave new world

Okanagan Symphony's season opener featured iconic pieces by Jean Sibelius (Finland) and Antonin Dvořák (Czechoslovakia).

Classical Notes: Titans an apt end to OSO’s season

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra brought this year’s season to a spectacular finish with their Titans concert.

Woman in Gold screens at the Vernon Towne Cinema

Film starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds tells story of Maria Altmann's attempt to reclaim Gustav Klimt’s iconic painting of her aunt.

Classical Notes: Let there be light

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra hits high notes with chorus and vocalists in Joseph Haydn's The Creation.

Classical Notes: OSO and Quartetto Gelato show their gypsy colours

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra took the unusual step of featuring an established quartet for its Exotic Flavours concert.

Classical Notes: Splendour at the symphony

Okanagan Symphony's Winter Splendour featured Borodin's Prince Igor, Raminsh's Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6.

Classical Notes: OSO brass reels in music to suit the season

Review: Fish on Five Brass Quintet, soprano and Okanagan Symphony present an eclectic mix of little-known and well-known Christmas music.

Classical Notes: A rhapsodic performance

Okanagan Symphony opens its 2014-15 season with Britten's Four Sea Interludes and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, with pianist Ian Parker.

Review: Symphony season ends with a bang

Okanagan Symphony’s musical director Rosemary Thomson pulled out all the stops in celebration of Asian Heritage month.

Classical Notes: Bassoonist, trumpeter deliver dynamic reeds and brass

Review of April 6 Vernon concert featuring acclaimed bassoonist Nadina Mackie Jackson and trumpeter Guy Few, with the Okanagan Symphony.

Classical Notes: Prodigy pianist Jan Lisiecki lands in Vernon with finesse

Okanagan Symphony's Rosemary Thomson reunites with 18-year-old pianist Jan Lisiecki for Poised in Flight at Vernon Performing Arts Centre.

Classical Notes: Symphony travels to city of music and dreams

On Sunday, the Okanagan Symphony performed a programme rich in waltzes and love songs, celebrating Viennese tradition.

Classical Notes: Enjoy symphonic mayhem Sunday

British tradition promenades its way to Vernon when Okanagan Symphony performs Last Night of the Proms as its last show of the season.

CLASSICAL NOTES: Symphony embraces summer’s dawn

Okanagan Symphony welcomes Roger Cole, principal oboist of the Vancouver Symphony, to perform Oboe Concerto by Richard Strauss.

CLASSICAL NOTES: Artist and his cello sing to Elgar

Review: Okanagan Symphony concert featured Arnold Choi playing one of the greatest cello pieces ever, Sir Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Classical Notes: OSO in Transformation

On Sunday, the Okanagan Symphony opened their 53nd season with 53 performers on stage.