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.
Plasma Resonance an electronic opera by Cila MacDowell featuring Cecilia Spell, music by João MacDowell.
Multiple Platinum and Gold Graphis International Awards received by Athena Azevedo, Toshi and Hisa Ide, and the wonderful IF Studio team!
The Campina Grande Chamber Chorus and the Tutti Chorus from Brasília performed at Our Lady Of Pompeii Shrine Church, New York:
Portuguese Brazilian Awards Ceremony at Lincoln Center, In Partnership with Ricky Teresi and Radar Magazine:
The release of Epic Eye magazine, issue 2, by IF Studio and The Standard Group, features our work with The Seventh Seal.
The opening of IBOC headquarters in Brasilia, with an art show by Lui Rodrigues, curated by Athena Azevedo, in our new IBOC Gallery:
O Setimo Selo:
IBOC launches our Lei Rouanet project in Brazil, preparing for the Brazilian premiere of The Seventh Seal an opera by João MacDowell with text by Ingmar Bergman, with support from the Swedish Embassy in Brasilia, the Brazilian Ministry of Culture (MinC), the Ingmar Bergman Foundation and the Government of the State of São Paulo, Brazil.
OBACH – Orchestra Brasileira de Arte e Cultura Histórica (Brazilian Orchestra for Art and Historic Culture). The ensemble from Brazilia, led by Kathia Pinheiro and Airan d’Souza toured NYC, in co-production with IBOC, the Uptown Dreamers Alumni Association, and The Intercultural Art and Healing Project.
We sent out The Seventh Seal Act 1 Concert DVDs, CDs, Posters, Magazines and Scores to our backers from 2016. Also available for purchase.
IBOC is now a Gold Seal Guide Star non-profit.
This means that we are in the top 0.5% among US-based non-profits, in terms of transparency.