Lunigiana Composition Competition 2019

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Lunigiana International Music Festival Composition Competition 2019 Call for an ensemble piece (2 to 5 performers) Instrumentation: voice, piano, violin, viola and cello Length: 3 to 6 minutes Prizes: – Performance during the Festival (Fivizzano (Italy), July 18-28, 2019) – Performance in New York City in the 2019/2020 season – Professional recording Jury: Andrea Talmelli – President […]

Thank You!

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A special thank you to all who packed the house on IBOC‘s concert première of Joao MacDowell‘s new opera: Cries and Whispers!  You can check pictures at our Facebook page. Only 4 days to go: Please consider a donation to our fundraise campaign: We really need your support. Here is a chance to pre-order your CD, DVD, poster […]


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Athur Kampela is an important voice in the world of Brazilian music today. One that surprises and challenges listeners into new realms of sonic expression.  Kampela has won some of the most prestigious international prizes for contemporary composition, including the Guggenheim fellowship and Berlin Festspiele. His revolutionary piece “Uma Faca Só Lâmina” (‘A Knife All Blade’) […]

Successful Debut Concerts!

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Thank you for being a part of our début! Obrigado! Grazie! Merci! Arigato! We had an overwhelming response from the audience and international media.  We are still compiling press and responding to  messages of support. We launched 4 casts out of our 5 productions in the assembly line. We created the Brazilian Chorus that will […]

March 7&8th Concerts: Tickets for sale!

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March 7&8th – New York City Baruch’s Engelman Recital Hall. 8pm Tickets available at: March 7th & 8th Program: •”Provvisorietá (Provisoriedade)” an aria from “Anita” opera in Italian and Portuguese by Luigi Porto, libretto by Andrea Amoroso Featuring mezzo-soprano Abby Powell, with sopranos Alexandra Filipe and Julie Diniz. • “I Don’t Want to Die” a […]