In partnership with TSO music director Peter Oundjian, the orchestra itself, and the celebrated MIT Media Lab, Machover is asking Torontonians to collaborate with him in writing a work for, by and about our city.
"A Symphony for Lucerne" is a project initiated by the Lucerne Festival in collaboration with composer Tod Machover and the citizens of Lucerne. Using as many noises and sounds as possible gathered from Lucerne, Tod Machover will compose a piece from and for Lucerne. And those who are 'all ears' are co-composers!
The City Symphonies project by the Opera of the Future group, a creation of MIT Media Lab, brings together symphony orchestras, city residents, artists and amateurs. At CityLab Detroit, Tod Machover illustrates how to discover and collect the city sounds all around us.
What does Detroit sound like? The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and composer Tod Machover will ask every Detroiter that question in the coming year as they work with the community to create a collaborative symphony with sound submissions and conceptual contributions from the public.