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 16, 2016 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre
    June 16, Thursday, 7:30 PM: Concerto Competition Semi Finals - Evergreen Theatre (admission free) 

    Selected PRISMA students & Sungpil Kim, Piano

    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 25. The stakes are high and the expectations are even higher.

     
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 17:30
    Willingdon Beach

        

    June 15, Wednesday, 5:30 PM, Willingdon Beach
    Sponsored by Telus

    PRISMA on the Beach, the free annual family-friendly community event, showcases the PRISMA Festival Orchestra as well as local musicians, artists, and food vendors at Willingdon Beach. This year's event features a celebration of the Tla'amin Nation's treaty, with a new piece of music produced in collaboration between Tla’amin’s Drew Blaney (Kespahl) and PRISMA’s Composer-in-Residence, Tobin Stokes. Other repertoire includes parts of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and Mendelssohns Wedding March. The evening ends with the spectacular Introduction and Wedding Procession from Rimsky-Korsakov's Coq d'Or.

    This year there will be an air show again on live music played by the PRISMA Festival Orchestra.

    More info for vendors: here

  • Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    June 27, 7:30 PM - Symphony Concert - Evergreen Theatre

    Pacific Philharmonic - Conductor Arthur Arnold

     

    Amanda Forsyth - Cello

    Bernstein - Overture Candide

     

    Victor Herbert - Cello Concerto No. 2 Op. 30

     

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    Holst - The Planets Op. 32

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 19:30
    Evergreen Theatre

    June 25, 7:30 PM - Guest Artists Chamber Music Concert No. 2 - Evergreen Theatre

    PRISMA 2015 Guest Artists together in concert

    TBA

     

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    Brahms - String Quartet c minor op. 51

    Herbert Greenberg & Richard Roberts - Violin

     

    Andrew Brown - Viola

     

    Amanda Forsyth - Cello

     

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