Chantal Balestri

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Congratulations to Chantal Balestri! New IBOC pianist in residence grantee of IBOC’s Professional Artist Program  Artistic Director and founder of the Lunigiana International Music Festival  this Summer in Italy.     Chantal just received her O1 Visa as part of IBOC’s Professional Artist Program. The O1 Visa, also called “Artist of extraordinary ability,” is an important […]

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Hibridos at MOMA NY

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IBOC is pleased to invite you to attend the opening of Híbridos, the Spirits of Brazil.   Start Time and Date:  Monday, February 19, 7:00 p.m.   The Museum of Modern Art Directed by Vincent Moon and Priscilla Telmon This multi-platform project explores various forms of cinema, as well as various spiritual practices and trance forms around Brazil. Híbridos comprises […]

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Vazante – January 12th, NYC premiere!

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IBOC and Music Box Films present the NY premiere of the new feature film by Brazilian Director Daniela Thomas: Vazante. Send an email to contact@brailianopera.com to receive a $3 discount on your ticket. NYC IFC Center, 323 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10014 7pm, January 12th, 2018 Forced to marry a slave trader and live on his […]

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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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PORTUGUESE BRAZILIAN AWARDS 2017

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IBOC is proud to present, in partnership with Radar Magazine, Lincoln Center and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts: The PORTUGUESE BRAZILIAN AWARDS 2017. The Ceremony will take place at Lincoln Center’s Bruno Walter Auditorium, on June 27th, 6 to 8pm. Followed by cocktail and party in a boat ride around Manhattan and […]

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Plasma Resonance: performance art and neuroscience

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Plasma Resonance: the search for Cecilia Spell A new work by Cila MacDowell with music composed by João MacDowell, directed by Lais Bar, featuring soloist Patricia Vital and The Virtual Plastic Orchestra, produced by Coletivo Morficção . This experimental opera is under development as part of the IBOC – International Brazilian Opera Company’s  New Works’ development program. […]

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