2019 Concerts

  • Friday, April 12, 2019 - 19:00
    Max Cameron Theatre (Brooks Secondary School)

    Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA) is thrilled to announce the return of pianist Edwin Kim.
     
    No stranger to Powell River or to PRISMA, Kim has been a guest artist at the annual summer PRISMA Festival since 2015, becoming a crowd favourite for his on-stage charisma and off-stage charm. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear one of North America’s finest pianists in an intimate theatre setting, playing a mix of timeless classics and contemporary repertoire.
     
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre (Powell River Recreation Complex)
     
    Watch the electrifying action as our panel of Guest Artists selects two finalists from nearly a dozen concerto competitors.
     
    Competitors & Repertoire TBA
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre (Powell River Recreation Complex)
     
    A musical smorgasbord unveiling the 2019 PRISMA Festival Orchestra and world-class Guest Artists from around the globe.
     
    Performers & Repertoire TBA
  • Friday, June 21, 2019 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre (Powell River Recreation Complex)

    Delight your senses with orchestral masterworks by Brahms, Strauss and Mahler, played by the PRISMA Festival Orchestra.

    PROGRAM:

    Brahms - Academic Festival Overture |  Hear the piece |  Learn about it
    Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks |  Hear the piece |  Learn about it
    Mahler - Symphony No. 4, with Lauren Margison (soprano) |  Hear the piece |  Learn about it
  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 18:00
    Willingdon Beach Park
     
    Bring your family for a free outdoor sampler of all things PRISMA, live from the shimmering shores of Willingdon Beach.
     
    Get excited for music from Star Wars! Additional repertoire TBA
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre (Powell River Recreation Complex)
     
    Guest artists and select students will inspire your imagination with a host of unique and intimate musical collaborations.
     
    Performers & Repertoire TBA
  • Friday, June 28, 2019 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre (Powell River Recreation Complex)
     
    Enjoy classics from Dvořák and Shostakovich, plus the crowning of the PRISMA 2019 Concerto Competition winner.
     
    PROGRAM:
    Dvořák - Carnival Overture |  Hear the piece |  Learn about it
    Concerto Competition - Final Round (2 Competitors TBA) 
    Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 |  Hear the piece |  Learn about it
     
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 13:30
    Evergreen Theatre (Powell River Recreation Complex)
     
    Spend an exquisite afternoon in Powell River with the PRISMA Festival Orchestra and our 2 Concerto Competition finalists.
     
    PROGRAM:
    Dvořák - Carnival Overture |  Hear the piece |  Learn about it
    Concerto Competition - Final Round (2 Competitors TBA) 
    Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10 |  Hear the piece |  Learn about it
  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Sponsored by First Credit Union.

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    REPERTOIRE:

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
    Serenade No. 11 for winds in E flat major, K. 375 (1782)
     
    Richard Wagner (1813 – 1883)
    Siegfried Idyl (1870)
     
    INTERMISSION
     
    Gareth Farr (b.1968)
    Taheke (2001)
     
    Mikhail Glinka (1804 - 1857)
    Grand Sextet in E flat major (1832)

     

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre
     
    Raven Tales is the newest addition to PRISMA's concert series. This unique concert features BC composers (including one of our own Guest Artists, Marcus Goddard) and more modern repertoire than other PRISMA offerings. This concert is admission by donation and first come, first serve seating. There will be no intermission, and a cash bar will be available before the concert.
     
    REPERTOIRE:
     
    Jordan Nobles
    Surface Tension (2012)
     
    Jennifer Butler
    Under bleak skies (2012)
     
    Marcus Goddard
    Solus (2010)
     
    Jocelyn Morlock
    Darwin Fish (2008)
     
    Giorgio Magnanensi
    Quid (2012)
     
    Marcus Goddard
    Raven Tales (2012)
     
    Featuring live electronics and video design by Giorgio Magnanensi.
     
  • Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Sponsored by Vancouver Island University.

    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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  • 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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