LABYRINTH, two conjoined installation concertos for violinist Cornelius Dufallo and cellist Maya Beiser tightly incorporate sound, lighting design, and projected visuals, with the musicians’ performance through the use of the K-Bow, (a sensor bow that can wirelessly transmit detailed real-time information to a computer) and LED technology.


released May 1, 2015

Composer Paola Prestini
Artist Erika Harrsch (Designed and created ©Erika Harrsch-LEDCello and Visual Art for Room No. 35) and Carmen Kordas (House of Solitude)
Cellist Maya Beiser
Violinist Cornelius Dufallo
Director Michael McQuilken
Projections Designer Brad Peterson
Producer VisionIntoArt and Beth Morrison Projects

This 70 minute work premiered in its full multimedia version at the Krannert Center/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014, and has been performed in segments as a work in progress over 2011-2013 at the Atlas Theater in Washington D.C., the River to River festival in NY, California State at Fullerton Strings at 21st Century Festival, SUNY Fredonia, the Harare International Festival in Zimbabwe, Africa, and Bay Chamber Festival.

LABYRINTH is the first work to include the K-Bow’s interaction with sound, video and lighting, and is thus an important work in the realm of live technology and the first project to integrate LED technology with instrument design to create the ©Erika Harrsch-LEDCello.


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