Yemanjá Project. Sept 3rd Washington Sq. Park

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Please Donate and support the creation of new jobs in the arts: Venmo to: ibrazilianopera@gmail.com or Paypal: The International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC) presents the ​​Yemanjá Project at Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park on Friday, September 3, 2021 4-6 pm as Part of the Award Program. August 23, 2021, New York, NY –  IBOC […]

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Summer Course for Young Composers

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Application Form: https://forms.gle/ndjT5kX7YdetSRQ38 International Brazilian Opera Company  IBOC Composers Institute  www.brazilianopera.com contact@brazilianopera.com The International Brazilian Opera Institute is offering a composition course to students ages 10-21. IBOC faculty will collaborate with students to notate and produce recordings of their music.  Students will develop skills in melodic writing, harmonic development, rhythmic frame and form, as well […]

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New IBOC Composers: Works in development

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Jane Wong, Candida Borges, and Hugo Sanbone: 3 exciting new Composers admitted into the IBOC Career Development Program. These extraordinary artists have started working on the early stages of new operatic works under the mentorship of our Artistic Director, João MacDowell.  Cândida Borges Cândida Borges (Brazil) is a musician and transmedia artist, educator, composer, and […]

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Tack! Thank you! Gratidão!

Posted Posted in Brazilian Opera, Brazilian Symphonic Music, chorus, Concert, dance, New Music, Performance Art

    This was a year of heroic work and great accomplishments. We really appreciate everyone’s help in creating new paths to collaboration. The launch of Joao MacDowell’s The Seventh Seal opera in Stockholm and São Paulo signifies 2018 as a landmark year for IBOC.                                                                                                                          Gratidão!  Tack!     Thank you for believing! IBOC 2018 March: […]

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João MacDowell: a new thinker in the genre.

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The Seventh Seal Det sjunde inseglet opera by João MacDowell text by Ingmar Bergman Vocal Score Concert premiere – Stockholm August/September 2018 Hosted By the Bergman Festival 2018 IBOC & FSBK Dramaten & Moderna museet Listen International press coverage:  “A new thinker in the genre.” (en nytänkare inom genren) Johanna Paulsson – Dagens Nyheter Stockholm, […]

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The Seventh Seal – Sweden 2018

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an opera by João MacDowell text by Ingmar Bergman Fårö, Gotland –Bergman Week June 25th – Opening Ceremony Improvisation by the composer João MacDowell. June 29th: Chamber Concert Gotland Winds Emilio Estrada on violin Henning Fredrickson on cello Chamber Works by João MacDowell Cries and Whispers – Suite The Seventh Seal – Suite (World Premiere) Full […]

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Cecilia Spell

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Galeria Iboc – Brasilia SHIGS 708 BLOCO M, 70351-763 Brasília, Brazil Performances: March 2-Fri at 8:00 p.m. March 3 – Sat 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. March 4 – Sun at 8:00 p.m. Telepathic Installation: 2-3 and 4-10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Plasma Resonance auto science fiction Concept and performance: Cila MacDowell Music by João […]

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IBOC 2017 in retrospect

Posted Posted in Brazilian Opera, Brazilian Symphonic Music, Carnegie Hall, chorus, Concert, New Music, Uncategorized

LAST YEAR WAS WONDERFUL AND CHALLENGING. THANK YOU!   LET’S MAKE 2018 EVEN BETTER!     MARCH 2017: Plastic Flowers a chamber opera by João MacDowell. Featuring Abby Powell as Penelope, directed by Jonathan Arak, visual direction by Athena Azevedo, projection art by Cila MacDowell.       APRIL 2017: Plasma Resonance an electronic opera by Cila […]

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AUDITION: NYC ACTORS, DANCERS AND OPERA SINGERS

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AUDITION: NYC ACTORS, DANCERS AND OPERA SINGERS IBOC invites actors, dancers and opera singers for the audition of ASYLUM, an immersive operatic theater performance presented by International Brazilian Opera Company, with music composed by João MacDowell, conceived and directed by Regina Miranda, from an original idea by C.R. Morgan. Inspired by “The Alienist” – a […]

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