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
  • 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.
  • Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    June 25, 7:30 PM - Symphony Concert - Evergreen Theatre

    Sponsored by Mike Robinson and Lynn Webster

     

    PRISMA Festival Orchestra - Conductor Arthur Arnold

    Concerto Competition Finalists:

    Fangming Shen, violin

    Youngki Lee, flute

    Trevor Barroero, Marimba  

    Paganini - Violin Concerto in D Major No.1, Op.6, 1st movement

    Reinecke - Flute Concerto 3rd movement

    Sejourne - Concerto for Marimba and Strings

     

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    Mahler  -  Symphony No. 5

     

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