Celebrating the Music and Legacy
of Iannis Xenakis
May 24–25, 2013

The Fields Institute, together with the Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo present a two-day festival of contemporary string quartet, percussion, and electroacoustic music, together with lectures and discussion on the impact of Xenakis's work


The JACK Quartet, Aiyun Huang, the McGill and University of Toronto Percussion Ensembles and TorQ Percussion Quartet are among the musicians performing at the festival.

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Tickets are available for the noon and evening concerts, Friday May 24 in Toronto and Saturday May 25 in Waterloo

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The Random Walks Festival celebrates the works and ideas of Iannis Xenakis, who was a pioneer of electronic and computer music. His work in music composition and architectural design integrates techniques from probability and game theory.

Learn more about the string quartets of Xenakis >