Opera Composition – Fall 2022 The International Brazilian Opera Institute is offering a contemporary opera composition course. The class will focus on: Polyharmonic and polycultural writing. From small to large: thematic writing and structuring large-scale compositions. Opera and collaboration. The opera composer as a cultural force. Strategies to think, demo, workshop, and premiere productions. Students should […]
The YEMANJÁ PROJECT is a workshop band to support the development of an opera centered on Afro-Brazilian traditions, harvesting cross-cultural collaboration from the diaspora. The Band recently premiered at Washington Square Park, New York City, in an outdoor concert during the pandemic.
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: […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
First time staged in New York! Tkts: Sunday: March 12th Monday: March 13th At: The Slipper Room NYC 167 Orchard St, New York, New York 10002 Start time: 8pm Run time: one hour plus intermission There will be an artist talk following the show. The International Brazilian Opera, as proud partners of #HeForShe#ArtsWeekNYC, will […]
Come sing with us! Venha cantar conosco! We are forming a new chorus group and we believe that everyone can sing. Novo grupo em formação, todos podem cantar! The Chorus is currently rehearsing at Our Lady of Pompeii Church: 25 Carmine St. New York – NY. Sunday Mornings: from 11:30am to 1pm Entrance at “Father […]