Cosmopolis Festival - Synesthesia: An Electroacoustic Music and Multimedia Concert 

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Main Hall, Shaw Auditorium

An eclectic program of works for solo live performer and digital media showcases Shaw Auditorium’s state-of-the-art audio-visual system and promises cross-stimulation of the senses! The concert will include multi-instrumentalist JUNK!’s live performance on virtual reality instruments, as well as the world premiere of a new work by prize-winning Hong Kong composer and multimedia artist Samson Young, commissioned for the festival. 



  • Stylianos Dimou: Momentum "I": death & escape (2019) for bass flute and electronics

    Angus Lee, bass flute 
    Stylianos Dimou, electronics 

  • Timothy Page: Striate (2018/2022) for timpani-enhanced cello, objects, electronics, and video 

    Chak Yin Pun, timpani-enhanced cello 

  • Tonia Ko: Breath Contained I (2013/2016) for bubble wrap soloist and live electronics  

    Timothy Page, bubble wrap and electronics

  • Samson Young: Two Airs (2022) for solo viola with white noise machine, piano, and live electronics (world premiere - Cosmopolis Festival Commission)  

    I. Orphic air

    II. Gush

    William Lane, viola 

  • Natasha Barrett: Dusk’s Gate (2018) for multichannel tape  

  • JUNK!: JUNK!VR (2021) solo performance for virtual instruments and video  

Event Format
Shaw Auditorium Unit
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