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PRISMA spreads the orchestral musical love around Powell River, showcasing the talents of young musicians at different venues: Evergreen and Arc centre. Share this page on Twitter.

The popular masterclasses take place in the Evergreen Theatre where you can hear sessional rehearsals with guest artists and PRISMA students. Together, the scenery and the sounds make this a special event. 

FestivalSeekers writer, Rebecca Bollwitt, gives us a sneak peak of this year's PRISMA events. Read more.

Featured Events

Gala Grand Opening Concert

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.
Evergreen Theatre

Enjoy an evening of musical talent from guest artists such as violinist Herbert Greenberg, cellist Amanda Forsyth, and pianist SungPil Kim. Get a preview of the Saturday repertoire during the opening gala! Purchase your tickets here.

Symphony Cruise Matinee Concert

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Evergreen Theatre

Catch a matinee concert on Saturday, June 18th, featuring Pacific Philharmonic, and soloists.  Violinist Herbert Greenberg, cellist Amanda Forsyth, and pianist SungPil Kim who will perform works by Beethoven, Shostakovich and more. Get tickets here.

For a full schedule of events, please head to the official PRISMA website.

Guest Artists

Amanda Forsyth

Canadian Juno Award-winning Amanda Forsyth is considered one of North America's most dynamic cellists. A child prodigy, she's played since she was three years old, and has toured with the Royal Philharmonic and Israel Philharmonic Orchestras. She has also appeared with orchestras such as Orchestre Radio de France, Lisbon’s Gulbenkian Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra and the Maggio Musicale Orchestra. She often preforms on her rare 1699 Italian cello by Carlo Giuseppe Testore.

Herbert Greenberg


Herbert Greenberg
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Herbert Greenberg is a Philadelphia-born violinist, who has performed around North America, Europe and Asia. As a soloist, he's toured with the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra of Denmark and led the New Arts Ensemble of Taipai as violinist/conductor on a tour around Taiwan.

SungPil Kim 

Award-winning pianist Sungpil Kim performs as a orchestral soloist across the United States, U.K., Canada, and in his native South Korea. He's received high praise by International Piano Magazine for his playing which described his style as “magic in atmosphere, individuality and poise.” His repertoire includes traditional masterpieces and innovative new compositions.

If you go

Interested in checking out the Sunshine Coast? Visit SunshineCoast.com for trip-planning ideas.

Need more inspiration? Powell River is home to The Powell Forest Canoe Route, one of the most gorgeous canoe journeys in the province. Find out more hidden gems here.

FestivalSeekers writer, Rebecca Bollwitt, gives us a sneak peak of this year's PRISMA events. Read more.

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