All set for Perth premiere

The Western Australia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Carolyn Kuan was hard at work this morning polishing up Tod Machover's brand-new "Symphony for Perth," which premieres tonight at the finale of the 2014 Perth Festival. The much-anticipated work was featured in an extensive article published in today's The Australian: The ears of an outsider, …

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Check out these fun Perth sounds!

There is a fun piece in The Guardian today about Tod's upcoming symphony orchestra piece for Perth:  Flies, crows and crashing waves: the sounds that define Perth: Tod Machover is creating a symphony for Perth. Or, more precisely, a symphony with Perth. Between a Desert and the Deep Blue Sea, which will premiere on March 1, …

December Toronto Visit

Tod Machover visited Toronto last Friday to check in on the school kids who have been working on their musical contributions to the "A Toronto Symphony" project all fall. The visit is described in this terrific Musical Toronto post by John Terauds. Here are some cool photos and comments posted by Tod on his Facebook …

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 …