Death and the Powers recording session

This just in from Tod Machover's Facebook: "Finished the DEATH AND THE POWERS recording today with two fabulous sessions. All the singers, the BMOP players, conductor Gil Rose, and the whole recording and tech team did an amazing job. I am SO happy that the music is in the can; now we enter the editing …

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Meet the Artists – Jim Maddalena (Simon Powers)

The role of Simon Powers is performed by the renowned baritone, James Maddalena.  Simon is described as "a billionaire entrepreneur obsessed with his death.  Mid-sixties.  Mad, eccentric, charismatic, virile, successful.  Has a devilish side to him, mischievous." Maddalena appears on stage in the first scene, at the end of which he vanishes into The System …

Meet the Team – Elly Jessop, Interaction Designer

For Death and the Powers, I have primarily been working on the interactive systems, including the wearable sensors and vocal analysis system that we use to transform Jim Maddalena's live performance into the performance of the entire theatrical set. It's a terrific theatrical challenge: what do you do when your main performer is not actually …