2018 Concerts

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 19:00
    Evergreen Theatre

    Powell River, we're bringing back one of your all-time favourites! Edwin Sungpil Kim returns to the Evergreen Theatre stage, this time as recent winner of the 3rd Australian International Chopin Piano Competition (2017). Don't miss an unforgettable evening. Deluxe ticket packages are available with a Meet & Greet option after the show!
  • Friday, April 27, 2018 - 19:00
    Sid Williams Theatre

    Come enjoy the music of award-winning pianist, Edwin Sungpil Kim, winner of the 3rd Australian International Chopin Piano Competition (2017). Kim performs as a recitalist, chamber musician and orchestral soloist across the US and in his native South Korea. Praised by International Piano Magazine for performances infused with “magic in atmosphere, individuality and poise,” his repertoire encompasses timeless masterpieces of the piano literature along with innovative new compositions.

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    In this exciting concert you will enjoy a selection of everything PRISMA has to offer, Guest Artists in ensembles and as soloists, and of course the full PRISMA Festival Orchestra!

    PROGRAM:

     

    Gabrieli Canzon Duodecimi toni a 10

    All PRISMA brass

     

    Mozart and Bach intertwined, a breathtaking experience:

    Mozart - Serenade No. 10, Gran Partita (Part 1, movements 1, 2, 3, 7) 

    Bach - Sonata in G Minor for Violin Solo

    Roger Cole + student, Oboe

    Alain Desgagné + 3 students, Clarinet

    Laurens Woudenberg + 3 students, Horn

    Marc Goldberg + student, Bassoon

    Mark Morton, Bass

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    Vivaldi – Concerto for 4 violins and cello + strings RV 580

    All PRISMA strings

    Soloists: Richard Roberts, Martin Chalifour, 2 violin students, Yegor Dyachkov

     

    Weber – Andante & Ronda Hungarese (vla solo)

    PRISMA Festival Orchestra, Conductor: Arthur Arnold

    Soloist: Máté Szücs - Viola (Berlin Philharmonic Principal Viola)

     

    Tchaikovsky – Variations on a Rococo Theme, op. 33

    PRISMA Festival Orchestra, Conductor: Arthur Arnold

    Soloist: Yegor Dyachkov (cello)

     

    Tchaikovsky – from Onjegin – Polonaise

    PRISMA Festival Orchestra, Conductor: Arthur Arnold

  • Friday, June 15, 2018 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Enjoy Italian classics from Elgar, Respighi and Berlioz, featuring a guest appearance by Máté Szücs, principal viola for the Berlin Philharmonic – one of the world's top five orchestras!

    PROGRAM:

    Elgar - In the South (Alassio)

    Respighi - Fountains of Rome

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    Berlioz - Harold in Italy

    PRISMA Festival Orchestra, Conductor: Arthur Arnold

    Soloist: Máté Szücs - Viola (Berlin Philharmonic Principal Viola)

  • Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 18:00
    Willingdon Beach Park

    Join us for this FREE, family-friendly community celebration featuring performances by the PRISMA Festival Orchestra and PRISMA Guest Artists.

    Food vendors start selling their offerings at 5:00 pm.

     

    PROGRAM:

     
    Hehewsin Song
     
    Gabrieli, Canzon Duodecimi toni a 10
     
    Harry Potter Suite
     
    Vivaldi – Concerto for 4 violins and cello + strings RV 580 
     
    Respighi – Fountains of Rome
     
    Tchaikovsky – Variations on a Rococo Theme, op. 33
     
    Tchaikovsky – from Onjegin – Polonaise
     
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    An evening of British Columbia compositions featuring the PRISMA percussionists with very special guests

    PROGRAM:
    Marcus Goddard - Voices Rising (2006)
    Tony Genge - Sundra
    Jocelyn Morlock - QUOI???
    Gavin Bryars - Portage and Main
     
    TBA
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Guest artists and select students will inspire your imagination through intimate repertoire and works for larger ensembles.

    PROGRAM:

     

    Golijov – Last round

    Poulenc  Sonata for Horn Trumpet Trombone

    Mozart – Serenade No. 10, Gran Partita (Part 2) Movements 4, 5, 6, 7

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    Bax – Elegiac Trio for flute, viola and harp

    Dvorak – String Quintet No. 2 in A major, op. 81

  • Friday, June 22, 2018 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Enjoy classics from Strauss and Stravinsky, plus the crowning of the PRISMA 2018 Concerto Competition winner.

    PROGRAM:
    "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes"
    R. Strauss - Josephslegende (Symphonic Fragment)
    Concerto Competition, Final Round 
    TBA - Soloists: 2 finalists of the Concerto Competition
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    Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)
  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 13:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Join a ferry full of guests from Vancouver Island at this matinee performance featuring classics from Strauss and Stravinsky, plus the PRISMA 2018 Concerto Competition finalists!

    PROGRAM:
    R. Strauss - Josephslegende
    Concerto Competition, Final Round 
    TBA - Soloists: 2 finalists of the Concerto Competition
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    Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)
  • Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 13:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Sponsored by RBC Balfe/Somers Wealth Management.

    PRISMA Festival Orchestra - Conducted by Arthur Arnold

    REPERTOIRE:

    Beethoven Overture Fidelio

    Strauss – 4 last songs, soprano Lauren Margison

    INTERMISSION

    Rachmaninoff – Symphony no. 2

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  • Friday, June 16, 2017 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

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    Sponsored by RE/MAX.

    REPERTOIRE:
     
    Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643 - 1704)
    Te Deum in D major, H. 146 (c. 1692) – Prelude
     
    Jacques Ibert (1890 – 1962)
    Trois pièces brêves for wind quintet (1930)
     
    Tielman Susato (c. 1510/15 – after 1570)
    Renaissance Dance Suite
     
    Johann Sebastien Bach (1685 - 1750)
    Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
     
    Mily Balakirev (1837 - 1910)
    Oriental Fantasy for Piano, Op. 18 "Islamey” (1869)
     
    INTERMISSION
     
    Emmanuel Séjourné (b. 1961)
    Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra (2005, rev, 2015) – Second movement
     
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
    Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C major, K. 299/297c (1778) – Rondo - Allegro
     
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
    Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 (1791) – Adagio
     
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
    Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, K. 447 (1784 - 1787) – Finale (allegro vivace assai)
     
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
    ‘Porgi, amor’ (Le nozze di Figaro, Act II)
     
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
    Fidelio Overture (1814)

     

  • Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre
    Sponsored by Hot Chocolates.
     
    PRISMA's Concerto Competition Semi-Finals is the best way to connect with our students' performances. Hear the semi-finalists perform one movement of a concerto each, accompanied by pianist Sungpil Kim. With free admission, this concert is one you don't want to miss!
     
    Concerto Competition winner sponsored by False Island Fudge.
     
    REPERTOIRE TBA
     
  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 17:30
    Willingdon Beach

    For its fifth season, PRISMA is celebrating Canada 150+ at PRISMA on the Beach with Tla’amin Nation, the City of Powell River, and the Powell River Regional District. This FREE, family-friendly community event will feature performances by the PRISMA Festival Orchestra and a 150+ Voices Choir, complemented by local food and art vendors and a salmon barbecue. Emceed by Canadian comedian and CBC Radio One performer Charles Demers, you won’t want to miss this event!
     
    PRISMA is proud to partner with our local governments to be one of several Canada 150+ events in our region taking part in the nation's year-long celebration.
     
    Sponsored by BC Ferries, Pacific Coastal Airlines, Tla'amin Nation, City of Powell River, Powell River Regional District, and Coast FM.

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