Rehearsal Pics – “Jeux Deux”

The Toronto Symphony's New Creations Festival opens today! With Machover as guest-curator, the 2013 New Creations Festival takes a suitably technology-driven perspective, exploring the evolution of music from past to future with a selection of boundary-bending works which bring the past to the present and redefines the instruments of an orchestra. The Festival opens with the …

This week: KQED Interviews with Tod Machover

Mark your calendars! San Francisco's public radio TV station KQED will be airing a one-hour-long interview with Tod Machover this week. Here's the scoop: Transforming Music Meet musician and inventor Tod Machover, the creator of technologies behind "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band." Computer History Museum's John Hollar speaks to the influential composer, whose work has been performed internationally, …

Machover’s Toronto project attracts global attention

Over the past year, composer Tod Machover and the Opera of the Future group have intrigued Toronto's citizenry with their ambitious symphony orchestra project. Titled "A Toronto Symphony: Concerto for Composer and City," the project invites everyone in the city to help create the work in ways that Machover hopes will break fresh ground in …