“Symphony for the Koreas” launch event

From Tod Machover's Facebook page: "I am excited to be going to Korea in a few weeks to participate in the Lindenbaum Music Festival. Invited by Festival director and violinist Hyung Joon Won, and collaborating with conductor Toshi Shimada of Yale and grad student Hane Lee from the MIT Media Lab, we will be presenting a glimpse of …

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“Schoenberg in Hollywood” tickets now on sale

Mark your calendars and reserve your tickets for Tod Machover's newest opera, Schoenberg in Hollywood, premiering this November in Boston. Commissioned by the Boston Lyric Opera, the BLO's website describes the work as "a searing, intimate portrait" of one of the 20th century's most radical and influential artists. The brilliant composer Arnold Schoenberg fled the …

Mark your calendars for “Philadelphia Voices”

Tod Machover's highly anticipated Philadelphia Voices will be presented this April in a series of performances at Philadelphia's Verizon Hall and New York's Carnegie Hall. The latest of Machover's City Symphonies projects, the new work is inspired by conversations, poetry, sound, and music contributed by thousands of Philadelphians contemplating the state of their city (before and after the …

Quattro Mani presents Re-Structures with Tod Machover

Tod Machover – composer, inventor and professor at the MIT Media Lab – began his career as the first Director of Musical Research at Pierre Boulez’s IRCAM institute in Paris. His Re-Structures for 2 Pianos and Electronics was commissioned in 2015 by the Lucerne Festival, and was premiered there to celebrate Boulez’s 90th birthday. Mark …

December 9 at MIT Media Lab, “The Artist: Means, Meaning and Impact in the 21st Century”

Interesting "debate" at the MIT Media Lab on Dec.9 that Tod Machover be moderating and speaking at - "The Artist: Means, Meaning and Impact in the 21st Century". Final event of the DeVos Institute series on "Generation Elsewhere: Art in the Age of Distraction". Full info and registration at http://www.devosinstitute.net/GenerationElsewhere. Press release at http://web.media.mit.edu/~tod/media/pdfs/The-Artist_Means-Meaning-Impact_PressRelease.pdf.

Two Machover concerts this fall

If you're in Colorado or Vermont this fall, mark your calendars for these upcoming Tod Machover concerts! Thursday, September 29, 7:30-9:00 PM. Packard Performance Hall, 5 W. Cache La Poudre Street, in Colorado Springs. Machover, performs with Susan Grace and guests. More info here. Friday, October 14, University of Vermont, Burlington. 2:30 PM, talk on “Robotic Operas, …

Tod Machover on City Symphonies at the Lincoln Center Global Exchange conference

From Tod Machover's Facebook page: "Speaking tomorrow at Lincoln Center's fascinating Global Exchange event that explores the potential for the arts to raise awareness of - and change behavior towards - some of the world's most intractable problems. Will be presenting information about our City Symphonies past, present and future, as well as giving some …

Machover at Moogfest

Tod Machover will be speaking on "Hyperinstruments, Robotic Operas, and City Symphonies" this Sunday, May 22, at Moogfest 2016. According to the festival's website, "Moogfest is a tribute to Dr. Robert Moog and the profound influence his inventions have had on how we hear the world. Over the last sixty years, Bob Moog and Moog Music have …