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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“Cries And Whispers” on Swedish Radio

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First news about “Cries and Whispers” (Viskningar och Rop) on Swedish Radio Culture News: Kulturnytt.  This work by iBoc resident composer João MacDowell was premiered in a concert preview on our New York concerts on March 2014.   Read the interview: Kulturnytt.     Featuring Maestro Néviton Barros, singers Shana Grossman, Alexandra Filipe and Brooke Larimer. Instrumentalists: YinJia Lin, Uka Gameiro,Rachel Scarpati, Julia Kost and Luigi Porto. […]

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iBoc joins Opera Dolce for Carlos Gomes!

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International Brazilian Opera Company – iBoc is partnering with Opera Dolce in performances of works by legendary Brazilian composer Carlos Gomes. Featuring the Brazilian Chorus led by maestro Néviton Barros. Staring baritone Andrew Costello and soprano Pamela Lloyd. http://www.operadolce.org/sponsors-and-partners.html

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Successful Debut Concerts!

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Thank you for being a part of our début! Obrigado! Grazie! Merci! Arigato! We had an overwhelming response from the audience and international media.  We are still compiling press and responding to  messages of support. We launched 4 casts out of our 5 productions in the assembly line. We created the Brazilian Chorus that will […]

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