João MacDowell…a new thinker in the genre. (Dagens Nyheter)

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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 International press coverage:  “A new thinker in the genre.” (en nytänkare inom genren) Johanna Paulsson – Dagens Nyheter Stockholm, August […]

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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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Grand Rapids Symphony at Carnegie Hall

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Grand Rapids Symphony featuring Nelson Freire and The Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus in works of Villa-Lobos, Falla & Ravel led by Maestro Marcelo Lehninger! Friday, April 20th at 8pm Carnegie Hall NYC Tickets: http://bit.ly/GRSAMS     When the Grand Rapids Symphony traveled to New York City as part of its 75th anniversary celebration in 2005, New York Times critic Bernard […]

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Marcelo Maccagnan

Posted Posted in Brazilian Jazz, Concert, dance, New Music, Party

Get ready for a mix of Brazilian music from their native land with a touch of modern jazz. Marcelo Maccagnan leads the Iboc House Band  mixing styles in a unique way, in an evening that will feature originals and standards.   The music focus on improvisation and unique Brazilian rhythms, allowing the players to explore […]

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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 An opera of scientific autofiction by Cila MacDowell Research under guidance […]

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IBOC 2017 in retrospect

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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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