PRISMA on the Couch has returned for a second season!

Join Arthur Arnold, Andy Rice and special guests as they take another trip back into the PRISMA vault, coupled with never-before-seen highlights from our 2021 events. A new episode each week, from a different gorgeous location somewhere in the qathet region.

Episodes premiered throughout July and August, 2021. Re-runs continue to air on Shaw Spotlight (Channel 4 in Powell River) and anytime on YouTube and Facebook.

Past Episodes

Available to watch anytime from the comfort of your home… and maybe even your couch!

PRISMA on the Couch: S2, Ep. 1 (June 23, 2021)

The kickoff to our second season of PRISMA on the Couch. Hosts Arthur Arnold and Andy Rice are your guides for this hour of festival highlights and musical performances including Beethoven, Schubert, and Rachmaninov. Plus, a special delivery…

PRISMA on the Couch: S2, Ep. 2 (June 30, 2021)

Guest co-host Cyndi Pallen joins Arthur Arnold to present this week’s episode from the sunny shores of Tišosəm, Tla’amin Village. Learn more about the PRISMA’s recent visits to the Tla’amin Nation, and hear works by Schubert and Shostakovich.

PRISMA on the Couch: S2, Ep. 3 (August 6, 2021)

In this episode our hosts and their couches cross the Strait of Georgia, landing at Shelter Point Park on Texada Island. Learn all about PRISMA’s American Masterclass Series and meet several of our esteemed guest artists, amidst works by Mahler, Schubert and Strauss.

PRISMA on the Couch: S2, Ep. 4 (August 13, 2021)

The hustle and bustle of Lund Harbour is the perfect location for this week’s action-packed episode, featuring music by Shostakovich, Strauss and Shubert. Plus, the maestro takes a familiar friend along for a day of kayaking in the Ragged Islands.

PRISMA on the Couch: S2, Ep. 5 (August 20, 2021)

This week, we’ve left our couches on land and hit the open water! Amidst the breathtaking beauty of Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park, hosts Arthur Arnold and Andy Rice highlight the works of Brahms, Haydn and Strauss.

PRISMA on the Couch: S2, Ep. 6 (August 27, 2021)

Guest co-host Tara O’Donnell joins Arthur Arnold to present the final episode of our series, which features a look at our Making a Life as a Musician program and PRISMA’s community outreach initiatives. Plus, hear works by Mahler, Hatzis and Berlioz.

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Thank you to our supporters!

PRISMA wishes to acknowledge its members, donors, sponsors and granting agencies for their support this season. And, particularly, to BC Ferries – PRISMA’s presenting sponsor; Creative BC – the funder for our “Making a Life as a Musician” program, and to the United States Government – the funder for our American Masterclass Series.

For a full list of PRISMA sponsors, click here.

Looking for Season 1 episodes? They are now archived here.