Davinia & Friends at the Laurie Beechman Theater: December 8

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For Immediate Release: November 28, 2022 Contact: christina@brazilianopera.com   New York City, NY – Davinia Pace hosts her first cabaret show, “A Night with Davinia and Friends.” The star singer-actress is writing, directing, and producing this one-night-only event on Thursday, December 8, at the historic Laurie Beechman Theatre. Doors open at 9 pm. (web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/11188432) It […]

IBOC DREAM: Cocktails and Operas Dec. 6th 2022 NYC

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For Immediate Release: November 18, 2022 Contact: christina@brazilianopera.com International Brazilian Opera Company hosts IBOC DREAM: Cocktails and Operas  A repertoire showcase and benefit for dream makers.  New York City, NY – International Brazilian Opera Company will host a cocktail with opera, jazz, and performance art. The benefit will be on December 6th from 6-9 pm […]

Interview: Marcello Dantas, visual curator for OSESP

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Athena Azevedo – Executive Director of IBOC – interviews Marcello Dantas – visual curator for the Amazon Concert by the Sao Paulo State Symphonic Orchestra, this October 15th at Carnegie hall, NYC. More info: https://www.iboc.nyc/saopaulostatesymphonyorchestra   The São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra – OSESP will perform four concerts in the United States on its first […]

Academia Claude Brendel Brasilia

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Academia Claude Brendel Brasilia In partnership with the International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC) and our local affiliate, Sétimo Selo Produções Artisticas, the Alliance Française de Brasilia welcomes, from July 3 to 15, 2022, the Academia Claude Brendel. For the third consecutive year since its creation in 2019, this festival focuses on training composers, conductors, and […]

IBOC at Opera America Conference 2022

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International Brazilian Opera Company  Letter from the artistic director: João MacDowell When Italians in Florence created what we today call “opera,” they were trying to recreate Greek drama, itself a recreation of older initiation rituals. For a long time: theater, dance, medicine, and magic, have been practiced in communal ceremonies embedded in music. The reenactment […]

Opera Composition Course – Fall 2022

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Opera Composition – Fall 2022 The International Brazilian Opera Institute is offering a contemporary opera composition course.  The class will focus on: Polyharmonic and polycultural writing.  From small to large: thematic writing and structuring large-scale compositions. Opera and collaboration. The opera composer as a cultural force. Strategies to think, demo, workshop, and premiere productions. Students should […]

NY Opera Fest

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Monday, May 16th, 7:30 PM at Christ & Saint Stephen’s Church, NYC. The International Brazilian Opera Company will be presenting at The New York Opera Alliance’s NYOA Next.  from the opera Tamanduá by João MacDowell featuring soprano Kristin Young aria: Packing Escher from the opera Plastic Flowers by João MacDowell featuring countertenor Cristian Zaragoza aria: […]