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)
  • Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 17:30
    Willingdon Beach Park

    Celebration of the Senses - A Showcase of Music, Food and Art

    PRISMA students and guest artists will perform a preview of symphonic and chamber music from the festival at this free, family friendly event. Enjoy a variety of food while perusing displays of art to the euphonic sounds of local musical acts. Bring your own chair or blanket to enjoy the culture and scenery at beautiful Willingdon Beach.

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 19:30

    Selected PRISMA students

    During this exciting concert, ten to twelve qualifying students will compete to win the coveted prize of a week performing with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra in Russia.  Only three of these students will make it to the final round of the concerto competition that will take place during the symphony concerts on June 20. The stakes are high and the expectations are even higher.

     

  • Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Pacific Philharmonic - Arthur Arnold Conductor, Finalists PRISMA Concerto Competition

    As the two weeks of PRISMA come to a close, students and faculty will perform together one final time. At this evening’s concert, the three concerto competition finalists will perform as soloists and a winner will be determined and announced. This concert is bound to raise audiences to their feet when the baton is lowered for the last time.

    Featuring:

    Mozart’s Le’Nozze di Figaro Overture

    TBA – Final Round PRISMA Concerto Competition

    Mahler’s Symphony no. 1

  • Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    PRISMA Guest Artists

    PRISMA guest artists from around the globe will treat attendants at tonight’s concert to performances in quintets, octets and larger groups. Tonight’s show will combine the experiences of seeing some of the world’s finest orchestras into one as you see several of their best performers take to the stage together.

    Featuring:

    Crespo’s Suite Americana for Brass Quintet

    Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro for harp, flute, clarinet and strings

    Steinmetz’s Quintet for double winds

    Schubert’s Octet

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