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Tod Machover Digital Press Kit

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Full Biography

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Tod Machover 500-word Biography

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Tod Machover Critical Acclaim

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Death and the Powers - Notable Press

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Media Coverage: A Toronto Symphony

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Tod Machover Full Media Coverage

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How a Philly Cheesesteak Goes From the Grill to Carnegie Hall

New York Times April 10, 2018
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A Toronto Symphony, Tod Machover’s participatory orchestral opera

LOFT, The Scandinavian Bookazine Vol 2. | 2013
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Riviera Radio Interview with Tod Machover

Machover discusses his new opera, Death & the Powers with Monaco's Riviera Radio
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Tod Machover: OVERSTORY OVERTURE - 1-minute video trailer (video by Peter Torpey)

The World premiere of Tod Machover’s Overstory Overture, featuring Joyce DiDonato, takes place on March 7, 2023 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York, performed by the international chamber ensemble Sejong Soloists with conductor Earl Lee. The concert travels to Korea for the Asia premiere at the Seoul Arts Center on March 16, 2023.
Video Type: YouTube

Symphonies WITHOUT Orchestras

Tod Machover (director, Opera of the Future research group, MIT Media Lab)

More information at: https://citysciencesummit.or
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A Toronto Symphony

Performed by the MIT Symphony Orchestra

A Toronto Symphony is the first of composer Tod Machover’s City Symphonies. It was commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, who premiered the piece in March 2013.
Video Type: YouTube

A Toronto Symphony: Concerto for Composer and City

What does our city sound like?

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.
Video Type: YouTube

Tod Machover - The Future of Digital Musical Expression

World Frontiers Forum
Berlin, 2019
Video Type: YouTube

Ich höre Luzern -- I hear Lucerne -- Episode 5

Video Type: YouTube

Tod Machover's "Symphony for Lucerne"

Premiere performance, September 5, 2015.

Tod Machover (*1953)
Eine Sinfonie für Luzern
Auftragswerk von LUCERNE FESTIVAL | Uraufführung
Video Type: YouTube

A Symphony for Lucerne.

"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!
Video Type: YouTube

The Sonic City with Tod Machover

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.
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Announcing "Symphony In D"

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.
Video Type: YouTube

Chomsky Suite

Performed at MIT’s New Music Marathon
FAST Festival
Kresge Auditorium
April 11, 2011

Chomsky Suite (2011) was composed by Tod Machover for Noam Chomsky and the Kronos Quartet as part of the FAST Festival in celebration of MIT’s 150th anniversary.
Video Type: YouTube

Tod Machover - 'Death and the Powers;' a robotic opera

MIT Media Lab Professor Tod Machover discusses his robotic opera, 'Death and the Powers.'
Video Type: YouTube

Death and the Powers: The Robots' Opera

Video Type: YouTube

Philadelphia Voices @ National Constitution Center

Philadelphia Voices is a creative community music project led by composer Tod Machover and The Philadelphia Orchestra in collaboration with the citizens of Philadelphia.
Video Type: YouTube