Wave Field Synthesis





Thursday, August 12 - Monday, August 16, 2021

Mary Flagler Cary Hall

The compositions premiered in these performances were commissioned for the EMPAC High-Resolution Modular Loudspeaker Array for Wave Field Synthesis. This instrument allows us to place sounds in space in a unique way for both composers and listeners.

To read more about the Wave Field Synthesis array, click here!

Exact concert order will be announced at the beginning of each performance.

Miya Masaoka
Seeking a Sense of Somethingness (Out of Nothingness) , 2021
Commissioned by EMPAC

Bora Yoon
SPKR SPRKL, 2021
Commissioned by EMPAC

Nina C. Young
Phosphorescent Devotion, 2021
Commissioned by The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust

Pamela Z
SONANT TOPOGRAPHY, 2021
Commissioned by EMPAC

Concert duration: 70 min

Co-Presented by TIME:SPANS and The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Curated by Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti

To read more about the Wave Field Synthesis array, click here!

Performances Run 4x/day with a limited capacity of 25 people per performance:

Thurs, August 12 – 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Fri, August 13 – 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Sat, August 14 – 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Sun, August 15 – 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Mon, August 16 – 11am

NOTE: EMPAC Performances are NOT included in the T:S 2021 Festival Passes.


For COVID-19 Safety Protocols for each 2021 T:S concert, please click here.

Mary Flagler Cary Hall
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th Street
New York, NY 10018

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