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 […]

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:     When the Grand Rapids Symphony traveled to New York City as part of its 75th anniversary celebration in 2005, New York Times critic Bernard […]

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 […]