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
  • 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

  • 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 

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