Perth Journal

Tod Machover wrote on his Facebook page: On November 5, 2013 Spent some wonderful time yesterday in Perth with Richard Walley, one of Australia's most distinguished artists and musicians. He is a member of the Nyoongar people, and he filled in many gaps in my knowledge of the history of indigenous people in Australia, from …

“Death and the Powers” goes Global

THE DALLAS OPERA PRESENTS  OPERA ON A WORLD STAGE!  Death and the Powers: THE GLOBAL INTERACTIVE SIMULCAST                    ~~~~                            SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2014 AT 2:00 P.M. (Central Time) THE MARGOT AND BILL WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE AT THE AT&T PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, DALLAS TX ~~~~ Remote locations throughout …

In Opera News

Here's an insightful article about Tod Machover in the October issue of Opera News. Written by Philip Kennicott, Pulitzer prize-winning critic for the Washington Post, the article delves into the evolution of the music and gets to the heart of what the operas are about. Refreshing! Some great quotes: "…Machover, voluble and friendly in person, confounds expectations. Valis, …

The Scotsman reviews “Festival City”

"Festival City", which received its world premiere on August 27th at Edinburgh's Usher Hall, garnered a favorable notice in The Scotsman: Machover’s new work – a moody soundscape combining recorded audio bites of Edinburgh with bristling, atmospheric live orchestral impressions, and created from material submitted over the internet – was anything but gimmicky. Driven by …

Play the Cauldron Connector game!

Play Cauldron Connector to win two free tickets to Tod Machover's "Festival City" premiere at the EIF's "City Noir" concert on August 27 How's your auditory and musical acumen? Test it out with the Cauldron Connector quiz designed by Akito Van Troyer and Tod Machover at the MIT Media Lab. Correctly traverse your way through the sounds of Machover’s "Festival City", and your name …