Press from Perth

Catch up on what Tod Machover has been doing in Perth in this article from  The Western Australian. He describes some of the unique nature sounds he has been hearing and talks about an ongoing workshop with school children who are using Hyperscore software to transcribe the sounds of their city into music. Although his …

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Sweden’s LOFT on A Toronto Symphony

The current issue of LOFT, the Scandinavian "bookazine" devoted to design, culture and creativity, features a lengthy interview and photographs documenting the "A Toronto Symphony" project. You can preview it here.

Celebrating the spirit of Glenn Gould

Reposted from A Toronto Symphony This weekend, Tod will join 50 other presenters (from Robert Wilson to Atom Egoyan to Lang Lang!) at the University of Toronto's Convocation Hall for an extraordinary gathering of “Dreamers Renegades Visionaries" to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the iconoclastic pianist and boundary breaker's birth. Check out this terrific article about the …

Armenia Project – Video of concert now available

It's wonderful what young people can achieve if just given the tools, encouragement and respect. Back on February 25, 2012, two of Armenia’s elite musical ensembles dig into new pieces composed entirely by children from Armenia and the United States. The children used Hyperscore software developed by the MIT Media Lab's Opera of the Future group. …

Toronto Project – A Collaborative Improvisation

You can take part today in the latest experiment for the Toronto Symphony project? In a message posted on the project website Tod Machover explains: Welcome to an experiment in collaborative improvisation! On Tuesday, April 24th from 3:00–5:00 pm EST, we'll be offering the possibility for you to join us at the MIT Media Lab to help shape …

WBUR Visionaries (Video)

WBUR (90.9FM) launched its "Visionaries" series today with a feature about Tod Machover. The program airs one more time today, at 5:50PM EST, and should be available later on as a podcast. The transcript of the story is available online, together with this new video showing some of the projects at the MIT Media Lab's …