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Thorgy Thor takes over the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Thorgy Thor and the “Thorchestra” performed at Heinz Hall on June 27.

By Elizabeth Martinson, Staff Writer

July 9, 2019

Synesthesia is a neurological trait that causes people to experience one stimulus in multiple ways — for example, someone sees specific colors upon hearing a specific sound. Thorgy Thor, a Brooklyn-based drag queen, doesn’t have synesthesia, but she did incorporate a pseudo-experiment based around it as part of her Pittsburgh show.

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