City to light up for “A Toronto Symphony”

The Opera of the Future team has been sleepless in Toronto, frantically finishing the audio and visuals that will accompany the world premiere of "A Toronto Symphony" whilst squeezing in rehearsals in between New Creations Festival performances. Tickets are available here. The spectacle will spill out beyond the confines of Roy Thomson Hall to take …

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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, …

Opera of the Future Group in Télérama magazine (PHOTOS)

From Tod Machover's Facebook page: "Terrific new pictures by photographer Jean-Claude Dhien, taken at the MIT Media Lab last month. They were commissioned by France's Télérama magazine, which for some reason decided to run a totally different set of images for their story last week. I prefer these!!!"

Fanfare Review of “…but not simpler…”

"...But Not Simpler..." is on the cover of the current issue of Fanfare magazine. Fanfare also houses a collection of articles about Tod Machover's music. Here's a terrific interview by Carson Cooman that provides excellent background on Tod's work along with some interesting observations. We like this: Whatever the next directions his work takes, there’s no …