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 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 […]

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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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 […]

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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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 […]

May 23rd: IBOC Presents Brazilian Chorus!

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May 23rd – Tuesday – 7:30pm At Our Lady of Pompeii Shrine Church 25 Carmine St. West Village, NY. Free Admission The International Brazilia Opera Company presents a repertoire of spiritual music. Featuring the Chamber Chorus of Campina Grande and the Tutti Chorus of Brasilia PROGRAM 1)     Pai Nosso (Danilo Guanais, b. 1965)* […]

Help us with post-production!

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We have a few days to raise the money to pay for audio mixing and video editing of “The Seventh Seal – Act 1” concerts! Please help us! And get and amazing CD/DVD/poster/score!     These concerts were completely self-funded. We received no institutional financing to get it this far. Up to now, we relied […]