2019 Concerts

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

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

    R. Strauss - Josephslegende (Symphonic Fragment)
    Concerto Competition, Final Round 
    TBA - Soloists: 2 finalists of the Concerto Competition
    Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)
  • 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.

    Golijov – Last round
    Dennis Kim and string students  
    Poulenc – Sonata for Horn/Trumpet/Trombone

    Oliver de Clercq - Horn

    Marcus Goddard - Trumpet

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

    Roger Cole + student - Oboe  

    Alain Desgagné + 3 students - Clarinet  

    Julia Lockhart + student - Bassoon  

    Oliver de Clercq + 3 students - Horn  

    Mark Morton - Bass  

    Arthur Arnold - Conductor


    Bax – Elegiac Trio for flute, viola and harp
    Janet Arms - Flute
    Michael Gieler - Viola
    Cheryl Losey Feder - Harp
    Dvorak – Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, op. 81
    Dennis Kim - Violin  
    Richard Roberts - Violin  
    Michael Gieler - Viola  
    Brian Yoon - Cello  
    Edwin Sungpil Kim - Piano
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

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


    Tony Genge - Sundra

    For six percussionists
    Marcus Goddard - Solus

    Solo trumpet with electronics
    Gavin Bryars - At Portage and Main

    For five percussionists
    Juliet Palmer - The Truth and the Truth

    Solo percussion
    Marcus Goddard - Voices Rising (2006)

    Flute, oboe, clarinet, trombone, perc, piano, violin, cello and double bass
  • 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.
    For the sixth year in a row, we’ll be showcasing the seaside beauty of Powell River alongside the musical extravaganza that is PRISMA. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of symphonic selections complemented by local food and art vendors, a salmon barbecue and a beer garden. Musical highlights will include works by Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky as well as a special performance of the Harry Potter Suite. Stay tuned for emcee information and other exciting announcements to come!
    Food vendors start selling their offerings at 5:00 pm. Music from 6 to 8 pm.