SUBOTNICK: Portrait of an Electronic Music Pioneer gets North American Premiere

Waveshaper Media has announced that Subotnick: Portrait of an Electronic Music Pioneer – a crowdfunded documentary on the seminal synthesist – will make its North American debut as part of a 2-night event in Toronto, Oct 27-28, 2023.

Waveshaper notes that, after the international premiere in Berlin, they “had a few setback in terms of music licensing clearance delays, but we’re finally ready to proceed with new screenings.”

The schedule for the events:

Friday October 27th.

Morton Subotnick + Lillevan — LIVE.

A special A/V performance of Subotnick’s newest work “As I Live and Breathe” — a multi-media, surround sound experience.

Subotnick’s final composition, and final live performance in Canada.

With an additional performance by Heidi Chan (modular synthesizer) & Kristine White (shadow projections).

Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC — 750 Spadina Ave

RESERVE YOUR TICKET NOW (General Admission seating):


Saturday October 28th.

“Subotnick: Portrait of an Electronic Music Pioneer”

Documentary screening — North American premiere.

Post-screening Q&A with Morton Subotnick and director Robert Fantinatto.

From Waveshaper Media, producers of the acclaimed modular synth documentary, “I Dream Of Wires”.

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema — 506 Bloor St W.



In addition, Waveshaper is actively looking to book additional screenings. If you have interest or leads, you can contact them via their website.


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