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Opera of the Future
The iconic sci-fi opera VALIS, first composed by Professor Tod Machover in 1987, reboots at MIT for a new generation.
"The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week" dives into research by alum Rébecca Kleinberger showing that parrots seem to enjoy video chats.
Congratulations to four Media Lab students, who have received 2022 MIT Presidential Fellowship awards.
The iconic sci-fi opera VALIS reboots for a new generation
Five Media Lab students–Ila Kumar, Kimaya Lecamwasam, Cecilé Sadler, Aastha Shah, and Raechel Walker–win MIT Presidential Fellowship awards.
At MIT, Tod Machover’s ‘VALIS’ receives its first staged production in over two decades
In a study presented at CHI 2023, Media Lab alumni used Pringles & audio filters to explore the intersection of sound, flavor, & perception.
Professor Tod Machover, head of the Media Lab’s Opera of the Future group, talks to the Washington Post about AI, music, & human creativity.
The new Center will provide music education to students across North Texas, in cooperation with the Media Lab's Opera of the Future group.
"I want to see you."
"When I fell asleep that night, I had a dream."
Media Lab professor Tod Machover performed a new musical composition, "A Little Hub Symphony," during the SA+P advanced degree ceremony.
We're so proud of everything you've accomplished here, and can't wait to see what you do next.
Q+A sessions on two research projects with contributors from MIT and the Media Lab will be livestreamed from the ISS on May 26 and May 28.
GAMMIFIED was Professor Machover's first attempt to create a musical work based around therapeutic Gamma frequencies.
The Axiom Mission 2 launch will carry a variety of research from the MIT Media Lab to the International Space Station (ISS) on May 21, 2023
The MAD Fellowship is an opportunity for MIT grad students to propose a research-oriented or personal design project.
The HUMANS nanowafer, an MIT Space Exploration Initiative student-led project, will travel to the ISS this month, and later to the moon.
Alaa Algargoosh, a postdoctoral fellow in the Opera of the Future group, won two prizes at the 2023 MIT Research Slam Competition.
Emily Anthes reports on research by Media Lab alum Rébecca Kleinberger and colleagues showing that parrots enjoy videochatting.
Congratulations to Manaswi, Caitlin, and Jaleesa on receiving this fellowship!
The tech-forward composer Tod Machover has made a chamber opera of Richard Powers’s novel “The Overstory,” featuring Joyce DiDonato.
Tod Machover, head of Opera of the Future, talks about his career, his creative approach, and his latest work, "Overstory Overture".
Tod Machover, head of the Media Lab’s Opera of the Future group, talks to MIT News about his new operatic work, "Overstory Overture.".
The museum’s director, John Durant, talks about the new location and installations including Media Lab alum Andy Cavatorta’s sculpture.
Grammy Award-winning artist Jacob Collier talks to Opera of the Future alum Andy Hong about music and technology.
The Boston Globe takes a tour around the new MIT Museum, highlighting a number of exhibits and events related to the Media Lab.
Machover’s Overstory Overture is a 30-minute work, for a single voice, chamber ensemble, and electronics.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
The honorees will be included in the October 2022 print issue of Fast Company Magazine.
For the project T-Voks: The Singing and Speaking Theremin. Congratulations!
Gramophone contributor Laurence Vittes spotlights Tod Machover’s “Death and the Powers,” an opera about robots and humans.
The MIT spinout has been releasing iconic video games for more than 25 years.
Opera of the Future alum Rébecca Kleinberger discusses the human voice—how our voices affect our identities, how we hear ourselves, etc.
SA+P recognizes staff for exceptional contributions to their academic units, the school, and the Institute.
Alum Charles Holbrow talks about his work and shares his views on the past, present, and future of music and technology.
Opera of the Future alum Joe Chung writes that Boston is ideally suited to become a hub of the world’s longevity-innovation ecosystem.
Tree Clocks was selected as the winning project at the Code Cypher hosted by MIT CAST.
Opera of the Future PhD candidate Nicole L'Huillier discusses her multimedia artwork with WBUR.
Music | Machines - Professor Tod Machover in conversation with the team from Death and the Powers.
Tod Machover describes the premiere of his recent opera, Death and the Powers.
Check out a preview of Professor Tod Machover’s latest opera, Death and the Powers, which will premiere in Monaco in September and then tou…
My UROP in the Opera of the Future lab
The themes and concerns of Death and the Powers seem even more relevant and resonant than when the opera premiered a decade ago.
The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.
Congratulations to the recipients of this year's competitive fellowships administered by the MIT Office of Graduate Education (OGE).
April 29, 2021
Gammified includes stereo electronics that play continuously throughout the piece, with the start of each of the five tracks marked in score
Explore five new releases from the Kronos Quartet’s Fifty for the Future collection, including Tod Machover’s GAMMIFIED
The book was chosen as the winner of the Engineering & Technology category of the 2021 Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) Awards.
Electrical engineer William Oliver develops technology to enable reliable quantum computing at scale.
The list is curated by the Women in AI Ethics™ Collective.
We used a secret time machine under the MIT dome to go to the year 2050 and see what’s going on there!
Meet the Labbers, which ran from 2016–2018, was an ongoing audio series that took listeners inside the Media Lab.
The appointment is effective July 1.