Electroacoustic and Audiovisual Composition in the Work of Igor Kefalidis


On January 31, 2020, Igor Kefalidis presented a workshop and concerto focused on his works for video and electronics at EARS (Experimental Acoustics Research Studio), the centre I founded and direct at the University of California, Riverside, USA. The American students were impressed by his approach to audiovisual composition in which they were able to see elements of science fiction and futurism; two aesthetics that are major cultural references in Southern California, impacted by the cinema of Hollywood. On the basis of the works performed at that event, I will present my thoughts about the essence of the electroacoustic music and reflections on the meaning of Igor Kefalidi’s creativity in this field of contemporary composition.


Stacia A. Raymond for English language revision.


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