“Resolve Remote” to premiere February 17, 2022

Tod Machover's new composition for violin and electronics will receive its world premiere this Thursday at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Commissioned y the Royal Academy of Music as part of its 200th Anniversary celebrations, the piece will be performed by the wonderful young violinist Charlie Lovell-Jones. Information and free tickets here. (Sold out!)

Opera News lauds “Death and the Powers” recording

In the February 2022 issue of Opera News, reviewer Joshua Rosenblum is full of praise for the Boston Modern Opera Project's new recording of "Tod Machover’s innovative, grandly imagined science-fiction opera," with its "literate, imaginative libretto by poet Robert Pinsky." The recording is also a Critic's Choice. He writes, "The score bursts with both acoustic …

Praise for the new Death and the Powers recording

Music journalist Laurence Vittes reviews the CD recording of Death and the Powers in Gramophone, writing that "Now what had been an electrifying theatrical experience has been released as an electrifying surround-sound thriller." "As striking as the visuals must be, Machover’s arsenal of music stands triumphantly on its own, fusing and defusing technoflash from the …

Hyperscore for the Web

Two years ago, Tod Machover and June Kinoshita founded a nonprofit, New Harmony Line, to resurrect Hyperscore, the software which hundreds of school children have used to compose original music that has been woven into Tod’s Toy Symphony and City Symphony pieces and performed around the world. Hyperscore enables anyone to express themselves through original compositions …

World premiere recording of Death & the Powers is out today

"...this CD provides an ideal opportunity to savor the richness, subtlety, variety and originality of Machover’s music..." The world premiere recording of Tod Machover’s large-scale and highly acclaimed “robotic” opera, Death and the Powers, set to a libretto by U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, is being released today by the Grammy Award-winning BMOP/sound, known as …