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 …

Cellist Matt Haimovitz releases new CD with Machover’s Sorta Voce on Pentatone in June

Sorta Voce was commissioned by cellist Matt Haimovitz as part of his new “Primavera Project,” and will appear on the first CD release of the project on the PENTATONE label in June 2021.  Haimovitz’s project is a collaboration of music and art inspired by one of the most widely admired and enigmatic paintings of the Renaissance, Botticelli’s Primavera (ca 1480), …

Kronos Quartet features “Gammified”

https://youtu.be/koBcB9mhon0 The Kronos Quartet has posted a special website featuring Tod Machover's composition "Gammified," which they commissioned in 2019 as part of their "Fifty for the Future" series. The composition is based on Media Lab research into the reparative effects of 40 Hz. audio signals on the brain. The site includes a new Kronos recording for string quartet and electronics; the …

Machover streaming

Noam Chomsky and Kronos Quartet at MIT

Three major pieces by Tod Machover will be streamed internationally over the next week: CHOMSKY SUITE on May 8 at 7PM, A TORONTO SYMPHONY on May 9 at 7PM, and PHILADELPHIA VOICES on May 16 at 8PM (all US EDT).