Plastic Flowers in Rio, this January!

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ópera Flores de Plástico de João MacDowell Récitas: Dias 22 e 29 de janeiro às 20h Sala Baden Powell – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro Estréia brasileira!!! Clarice Prietto: Penélope, Maria Luisa Lundberg: piano,  Leo Brunno: DJ e Teclados Cila MacDowell: videocenografia Direção de movimento: Bayard Tonelli Projeto cenográfico: Sheyla de Castilho Escultura: Marina Vergara Teaser oficial – Ópera “Flores de Plástico” from CLARICE […]

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Eduardo Vianna: IBOC’s Director of Educational Programs featured on NY Times

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On an extensive article released today by the New York Times the experience and expertise of Eduardo Vianna in Developmental Psychology is praised as professor of La Guardia Community College in Queens. At IBOC we are very proud to have Eduardo Vianna as a member of our board, serving as Director of Educational Programs. We congratulate […]

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IBOC Chorus – 2014 Celebration

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Free Admission! December 13th. Saturday 4:30 pm Brazilian Endowment for the Arts 240 E 52nd St, New York, NY A Concert tribute to Prof. Domicio Coutinho for 12 years of dedication to Brazilian arts and culture, as the head of the Brazilian Endowment for the Arts. The IBOC Chorus led by maestro Néviton Barros will present a repertoire […]

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KAMPELA AND BAND AT SPECTRUM SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29

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Athur Kampela is an important voice in the world of Brazilian music today. One that surprises and challenges listeners into new realms of sonic expression.  Kampela has won some of the most prestigious international prizes for contemporary composition, including the Guggenheim fellowship and Berlin Festspiele. His revolutionary piece “Uma Faca Só Lâmina” (‘A Knife All Blade’) […]

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First Finished Composition on our New Music Program

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Composer Bill Heigen in collaboration with poet Marcos Bassini delivered this week the first completed musical piece of our program for the creation of new repertoire. We are very proud of the result achieved. This 3 movement cycle for Chorus (SATB),  will soon start to be rehearsed by Maestro Néviton Barros with the iBoc singers. Congratulations! […]

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Laudi gets great reviews for theater performances

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Laudicéia Calixto (aka: Laudi) has been a chorus member and a close collaborator of composer João MacDowell since 2008, date of the first concerts featuring selections from Tamanduá – a Brazilian Opera, in New York. The theater play “The Maids’ The Maids” features an iconoclastic reinterpretation of Jean Genet’s “The Maids” through the real life […]

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IBOC – Now an Official 501c3 non-profit

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It’s official! The International Brazilian Opera Company is a Federally recognized 501c3 non-profit.  This means all donations (monetary or physical) to the organization are tax- deductible. We are feeling much gratitude for all of those who have supported us thus far and welcome opportunities for fundraising and collaboration in our mission to advance the operatic […]

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Flores de Plástico – Premiere in Rio de Janeiro

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“Flores de Plástico” is the portuguese version of “Plastic Flowers”, an opera by Joao MacDowell.  This new production has mezzo soprano Clarice Prietto in the character of Penelope and presents for the first time the portuguese version of the libretto. As well as a new Intermezzo and Prelude written specially for the occasion. The opera […]

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