Davinia & Friends at the Laurie Beechman Theater: December 8

Posted Posted in Brazilian Jazz, Concert, New Songs, Performance Art

For Immediate Release: November 28, 2022 Contact: christina@brazilianopera.com   New York City, NY – Davinia Pace hosts her first cabaret show, “A Night with Davinia and Friends.” The star singer-actress is writing, directing, and producing this one-night-only event on Thursday, December 8, at the historic Laurie Beechman Theatre. Doors open at 9 pm. (web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/11188432) It […]

Interview: Marcello Dantas, visual curator for OSESP

Posted Posted in Brazilian Symphonic Music, Carnegie Hall, chorus, Concert, New Music, Performance Art, visual arts

Athena Azevedo – Executive Director of IBOC – interviews Marcello Dantas – visual curator for the Amazon Concert by the Sao Paulo State Symphonic Orchestra, this October 15th at Carnegie hall, NYC. More info: https://www.iboc.nyc/saopaulostatesymphonyorchestra   The São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra – OSESP will perform four concerts in the United States on its first […]

IBOC at Opera America Conference 2022

Posted Posted in Brazilian Opera, contemporary opera, New Music, Performance Art

International Brazilian Opera Company  Letter from the artistic director: João MacDowell When Italians in Florence created what we today call “opera,” they were trying to recreate Greek drama, itself a recreation of older initiation rituals. For a long time: theater, dance, medicine, and magic, have been practiced in communal ceremonies embedded in music. The reenactment […]

IBOC NEXT: TKTS STILL AVAILABLE!

Posted Posted in Concert, contemporary opera, dance, New Music, Party, Performance Art, visual arts

iboc.nyc         the International Brazilian Opera Company is a leader in developing underrepresented voices in opera.  We were founded in 2013 with the mission to develop a new repertoire by combining the work of artists across perceived borders.  Join us for our end-of-year initiatives and donate to support our exciting new works […]

Composition: “Transeuntis Mundi” touring worldwide

Posted Posted in New Music, Performance Art, visual arts

Transeuntis Mundi Project (TMP) – the work that resident composer and Brazilian artist Cândida Borges and Colombian artist Gabriel Mario Vélez develop in partnership with IBOC – just completed its 8th international festival this year – celebrating 2 years of history! In 2021, they were selected to perform in festivals across the UK, US, Colombia, Greece, […]

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 […]

Summer Course for Young Composers

Posted Posted in Auditions, Brazilian Opera, Brazilian Symphonic Music, Concert, contemporary opera, dance, New Music, Performance Art

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 […]

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 […]