Pictures from Perth

Tod Machover is exploring Perth, Australia, this week, immersing himself in every corner he can find to try to understand what makes this beautiful city tick and searching for the "sounds of Perth." Here are some photos he has been posting to his (private) Facebook page. We're sure these places and impressions will bubble up …

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, …

Repertoire Remix (VIDEO)

Last month, composer Tod Machover joined an online audience together with pianist Tae Kim in an experience that fused Web-based interaction with a live piano performance. This demo centered on the Cauldron app built at the Media Lab for the "Festival City" project commissioned by the Edinburgh International Festival. The app is populated with the sounds of …

Join our interactive live-stream event Tuesday, July 9th!!

REPERTOIRE REMIX Special Interactive Improvisation Session for Tod Machover's Festival City Commissioned by the Edinburgh International Festival Created at the MIT Media Lab Hosted by The Guardian Composer Tod Machover is in the midst of creating a "collaborative symphony" called Festival City, to be premiered on August 27th at the Edinburgh International Festival. The work is a sonic portrait …

Festival City blog

The official blog for Tod Machover's newest project, "Festival City", has just been launched. Please visit and sign up for updates! "Festival City" is an orchestral work commissioned by the 2013 Edinburgh International Festival. It will receive its world premiere on August 27, 2013, by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.