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)
  • 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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