Death and the Powers is gearing up for its run with the Chicago Opera Theater, and creative director and composer Tod Machover is running around town for a non-stop series of interviews. COT has posted press blurbs from the Boston run. We’re doing our best to keep up! We’ll be collecting this week’s media coverage here:
Styleboston (WCVB-TV Boston) will air ‘Plugged In’, DEATH AND THE POWERS: The Robots’ Opera, Sat 4/3 11:35PM & Sun 4/4 at midnight. Watch this teaser.
AARP Magazine – Opera for a New Age: Death and the Powers considers a lonely life in the ether
WTTW TV interview with Tod Machover Scroll down to March 31 programs to watch
Discovery Channel Canada broadcast a feature about Death and the Powers this week. We’ll be posting the video when it become available.
A.V. Club Chicago – Robot opera composer Tod Machover posted this wide-ranging interview with video clips including a YouTube of the Finale from VALIS.
Chicago Tonight (WTTW-TV, Chicago’s PBS station) – We hear that Tod may be interviewed Thursday, March 31, 6:30pm – 7:45pm.
Styleboston (WCVB-TV Boston) will be airing the segment ‘Plugged In’, DEATH AND THE POWERS: The Robots’ Opera, this weekend on Saturday, April 3, 11:35PM and Sunday, April 4 at 12 midnight.
98.7 FM WFMT-Radio Chicago Tuesday April 5 from 2p – 4pm. The show can be heard on world wide radio-streaming web www.wfmt.com and on the station’s free iPhone app.
Chicago Tribune – Cue the robots – opera for the digital era arrives at COT
Chicago Classical Review – Machover’s “robot opera” to kick off Chicago Opera Theater’s season
Clef Notes Chicagoland Journal of the Arts offers an informative, elegantly written article about the upcoming Chicago Opera Theater run of Death and the Powers.