2018 Concerts

  • 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!

    Repertoire TBA

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

    Friday June 15, 7:30 pm

    "A Journey to Italy"

     
    Elgar - In the South (Alassio)
    Respighi - Fountains of Rome
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    Berlioz - Harold in Italy
    Soloist: Máté Szücs - Viola (Berlin Philharmonic Principal Viola)

     

     

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

    This FREE, family-friendly community event will feature performances by the PRISMA Festival Orchestra and PRISMA Guest Artists.

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

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Chamber music concert with Guest Artists and selected students. Enjoy the more intimate chamber music repertoire, but also the works for larger ensembles. Let the music inspire your imagination.

    Program TBA

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

    Friday June 22, 7:30pm

    "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes"
     
    R. Strauss - Josephs Legende (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

    Saturday June 23, 1:30pm

    Symphony Cruise: "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes"
     
    R. Strauss - Josephs Legende
    Concerto Competition, Final Round 
    TBA - Soloists: 2 finalists of the Concerto Competition
    - - -
    Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

     

     

  • Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Pacific Philharmonic - Arthur Arnold Conductor, Soyoung Yoon violin

    The first week of students’ and faculty’s hard work will pay off in tonight’s not-to-be-missed performance. Performed this evening will be Dukas’ L’apprenti Sorcier (the Sorceror’s Apprentice), a symphonic poem based on Goethe’s poem of the same name. This piece was featured in the popular Disney animated film Fantasia. Star violinist Soyoung Yoon will astound audiences as a soloist in Brahms’ Violin Concerto.

    Featuring:

    Dukas’ L’apprenti Sorcier

    Brahms’ Violin Concerto

    Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra 

  • Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 13:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Pacific Philharmonic - Arthur Arnold Conductor, Soyoung Yoon violin

    The Symphony Cruise is a unique opportunity for Comox Valley residents to enjoy a PRISMA concert. Tickets include on-board entertainment, transportation to and from the concert hall, an optional lunch and a matinee performance by Pacific Philharmonic under the baton of world-renowned Maestro Arthur Arnold. Soyoung Yoon, described by last year’s audiences as “breathtaking” and “absolutely outstanding,” will perform as a soloist on the violin.

    Featuring:

    Dukas’ L’apprenti Sorcier

    Brahms’ Violin Concerto

    Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra 

  • Friday, June 20, 2014 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    Friday, June 20, 2014 - 19:30

    PRISMA Guest Artists

    This PRISMA concert is perfect for those with young families, as Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf will be performed with narrator John Silver. The piece relays a story about a young boy, Peter, who goes out to explore the forest and leaves the garden gate open. Some animals escape and are stalked by a wolf from the forest, whom Peter eventually traps and sends to a zoo.

    Featuring:

    Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

    Holborne’s Elizabethan Dances for brass quintet and percussion

    Ilbert’s Entre’acte for flute and harp

    Massenet’s Meditation from Thaîs for violin and harp

    Berwald’s septet in B flat major.

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

    Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 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 closing concert on June 28. The stakes are high and the expectations are even higher.

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