Music Tourism

RBC Symphony Cruise

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:30pm

The Symphony Cruise brings hundreds of people to Powell River from the Comox Valley to attend a matinee performance by the PRISMA Festival Orchestra on Saturday, June 23. The 2018 Cruise is one you won't want to miss, featuring a tribute to "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes" featuring R. Strauss' Josephs Legende (Symphonic Fragment), Stravinsky's Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) and the winners of the Concerto Competition, Final Round.

Onboard entertainment provided by Ceilish, Powell River's homegrown youth fiddle group.

PLEASE NOTE: the deadline for package orders was June 8, as specified on our website and in the Comox Valley Record. Individual tickets are still available for the matinée concert and can be purchased online. (The $25 individual ticket includes the concert only and attendees will be responsible for their own meals and transportation.)

Symphony Cruise Package with lunch $85 SALES HAVE NOW CONCLUDED


•          Return Walk On Ferry Ticket: from Little River Comox (departs 9:55) to Westview Powell River (returns 5:15)

•          Ground Transportation: from the ferry dock to the concert and back to the ferry dock

•          Ocean Wise Lois Lake Steelhead Lunch at the theatre (another main & vegetarian option will be available)

•          A Ticket to the Matinee Concert - 1:30 PM, Saturday June 23 at Evergreen Theatre

Symphony Cruise Package without lunch $60​ SALES HAVE NOW CONCLUDED

Includes all of the above, except for lunch.

For groups, PRISMA will be happy to work with the group’s organizer on these packages. Your organizer can let us know how many of each package your group is interested in attending.  We assign your seats, bill you once for all the tickets and send all the tickets (Including lunch ticket, ferry vouchers and concert tickets) to one central contact for distribution. This is a popular and enjoyable package for those who are looking for an exciting and interesting day trip.

Matinee Concert Program

SATURDAY, JUNE 23 at 1:30 PM

PRISMA Festival Orchestra

Arthur Arnold – Conductor

Soloists: TBA


Josephslegende (Symphonic Fragment) (1947)

Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)

Concerto Competition: Final Round


Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring) (1913) 

Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971)

For more information on the Symphony Cruise or for group bookings, contact us at

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