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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.
Some links to accompany a talk on “Possible Futures for Music and Medicine.”
Congratulations to Opera of the Future's Nicole L'Huillier!
During these uncertain times, we would like to thank the Teaching Assistants that helped make the transition to remote teaching.
The new LEGO Papert Fellows will spend one week at LEGO headquarters in Denmark to share ideas and collaborate on projects.
The University of San Francisco Museum Blog highlights the Museums and Technology course taught by Opera of the Future alum Eyal Shahar
A previous collaboration between Su and Star, Seasons (季节), also received an Honorable Mention for Best Student Game at the 2019 IGF.
Marc Downie, Paul Kaiser, and Shelley Eshkar collaborated on Loops, an exploration of Merce Cunningham's life and work.
Opera of the Future head Tod Machover reflects on the recent peace workshop and concert on Jeju Island
The advent of streaming has changed our relationship to music, but where is it taking us? What's the logical conclusion?
Tod Machover and Charles Holbrow discuss how they're building the tools and platforms for a culture of living music
Opera of the Future head Tod Machover talks to Korea JoongAng Daily about “Symphony for the Koreas.”
Opera of the Future student David Su received an honorable mention for Best Student Game in the 2019 Independent Games Festival.
The Independent Games Festival (IGF) honors the most influential, innovative and acclaimed projects in independent game development.
As Collier gets ready to release his sophomore album, "Djesse," he's adding a new element to his musical world: other people.