Director and MIT Professor Jay Scheib’s production, at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, features an apocalyptic theme and augmented reality headsets for the audience.
Makan will lead special projects in his new role, while continuing to serve as head of the Music and Theater Arts Section.
CAST Visiting Artist Andreas Refsgaard engages the MIT community in the ethics and play of creative coding.
The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.
Professor Markus Buehler composed it, and a South Korean orchestra performed it; it’s the latest in a series of artistic collaborations sparked by Buehler’s exploration of the structure of SARS-CoV-2.
Commitment signals transformative moment for the Institute’s music programming.