Tod Machover

Tod Machover

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Machover received his degrees in musical composition from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Elliott Carter and Roger Sessions. From 1978-1985, he was Director of Musical Research at Pierre Boulez's IRCAM institute in Paris. Since 1985, he has worked at the MIT Media Lab (Cambridge, USA), where he is currently Professor of Music and Media and head of the Lab's Opera of the Future group. He is also a Founding Member of Media Lab Europe in Dublin.

Machover's music has been performed and commissioned by many of the world's most prestigious arts institutions, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the San Francisco Symphony, the Centre Pompidou, the London Sinfonietta, the Houston Grand Opera, Lincoln Center for the Perfoming Arts, the Ensemble InterContemporain (Paris), the Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt), and the Tokyo String Quartet. His work has received numerous awards and prizes, including a "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres," one of France's highest cultural honors, and the first DigiGlobe Prize in Interactive Media from the German government. He has composed five operas, including the science fiction VALIS, the celebrated audience-interactive Brain Opera,(permanently installed at Vienna's House of Music), and the more traditional Resurrection, the CD of which has just been released on Albany Records. Machover is currently Composer-in-Residence with the American Composers Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, and is working on opera projects for the Opèra de Monte-Carlo, New York City Opera and Los Angeles Opera.
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Tod Machover Discography Tracks

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CRI SD 506 Tod Machover Light / Soft Morning, City!(LP, Album) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI SD 506 US 1984 Sell This Version
Tod Machover - The Prism Orchestra Of New York*Robert Black (4) , Conductor / The ASKO Ensemble Of Amsterdam*Peter Eötvös Tod Machover - The Prism Orchestra Of New York*Robert Black (4) , Conductor / The ASKO Ensemble Of Amsterdam*Peter Eötvös - Spectres: Music For Large Ensemble And Computer Sounds (Album) Bridge Records (4) US 1986 Sell This Version
Maryvonne Le Dizes-Richard* - Elliott Carter, Tod Machover, John Melby, Ralph Shapey Maryvonne Le Dizes-Richard* - Elliott Carter, Tod Machover, John Melby, Ralph Shapey - Hidden Sparks (Album) New World Records US 1986 Sell This Version
BCD 9007 Tod Machover Valis(CD, Album) Bridge Records (4) BCD 9007 US 1988 Sell This Version
BCD 9020 Tod Machover - The New York New Music Ensemble* / Electric Phoenix / Oren Fader / David Starobin / Daniel Kennedy / Karol Bennett Tod Machover - The New York New Music Ensemble* / Electric Phoenix / Oren Fader / David Starobin / Daniel Kennedy / Karol Bennett - Flora(CD, Album) Bridge Records (4) BCD 9020 US 1990 Sell This Version
BCD 9040 Tod Machover - Robert Shannon Tod Machover - Robert Shannon - Bounce • Chansons D'Amour(CD, Album) Bridge Records (4) BCD 9040 US 1994 Sell This Version
TROY 495/96 Tod Machover, Houston Grand Opera Conducted by Patrick Summers Tod Machover, Houston Grand Opera Conducted by Patrick Summers - Resurrection(2xCD, Album + Box) Albany Records TROY 495/96 US 2001 Sell This Version
OX2013 Tod Machover - Matt Haimovitz / DJ Olive Tod Machover - Matt Haimovitz / DJ Olive - Tod Machover's Vinylcello(LP, Album, Ltd) Oxingale Records OX2013 Canada 2007 Sell This Version
BRIDGE 9346 Tod Machover . . . But Not Simpler . . .(CD, Album) Bridge Records (4) BRIDGE 9346 US 2011 Sell This Version

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