A Roda - Ten years of moving the wheel.

A Roda – ten years of moving the wheel

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IBOC Ten Year Aniversary Exhibit at the Brazilian Consulate NY. The Brazilian Consulate in NYC features the collaborative intermedia artists of the International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC).  September 21- October 23 ​ RSVP OPENING RECEPTION: SEPT 21 From September 21, 2023, through October 23, 2023, the Brazilian Consulate in New York City (225 E 41st St, […]

Transeuntes Mundi at MAC (Niterói Contemporary Art Museum – Rio de Janeiro)

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Sold out performances for the operatic immersive experience by IBOC Artists Candida Borges and Gabriel Veléz. The performances also include works by the composers: Cândida Borges (Brazil/EUA), Rodrigo Henao (Colombia), Natália Henao (Colombia), João MacDowel (Brazil/EUA), Esteban Henao (Colombia), Kerry Priest (England), Rafael Mejía (Colombia), and Ana Maria Romano (Colombia). The Transeuntis Mundi Project proposes […]

Opera Composition Course – The Soprano – Fall 2023

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Professor: João MacDowell Soprano: Manuela Korossy The International Brazilian Opera Institute offers a contemporary opera composition course. The class will focus on: Characteristics of the solo soprano voice in contemporary opera setting. Demoing instrumental parts and preparing a digital guide for record production. Tempo Map or Conductor Track Polyharmonic and multicultural writing. From small to […]


Posted Posted in African-American, Back music, Brazilian Jazz, Brazilian Opera, Concert, contemporary opera, New Music, New Songs, Party, Performance Art, Song, Songwriters, visual arts

A place for grassroots community music and storytelling, showcasing our neighborhood and curated with a global vision in partnership with the W.111th Street-based non-profits, W.111th Street Block Association, and the International Brazilian Opera Company. One Saturday a month from July to October on Amsterdam Avenue at W.111th Street, Kimera Festival embraces NYC Open Streets and is free and outdoors. Mark your calendars for July 15, August 19, September 23, and October 28. 

BRAZILIAN BRANDS IN NYC: Marketing Strategies in Arts + Culture

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ALIGN MONEY & VALUES. BRAZILIAN BRANDS IN NYC: Marketing Strategies in Arts + Culture Education + Community: May 24 Join us for an interactive discussion and cocktail reception celebrating the relationship between businesses and art institutions promoting Brazilian art and culture in New York City. Our panelists will explore their relationships with businesses and art institutions / artists – and […]

IBOC – Casa Nobre: Composers March 2023

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The 2023 Composition Workshop by João MacDowell at the Instituto Casa Nobre in Guarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, has produced some remarkable works from participating composers. The International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC) and Sétimo Selo Produções are presenting these works to the public, including pieces by Jorge Vieira, Dan Librelato, Natalia Varaschin, Johanna Hischler, and Gustavo Kramer. Their works range from classic styles to contemporary harmonization, showcasing the composers’ diverse talents. This workshop is a chance to witness their creativity firsthand, and the IBOC is excited to support these talented composers and share their music with audiences globally.

NY Times mentions Luxuny and IBOC

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The International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC) has been making waves in the world of opera, and its recent mention in The New York Times article about the Luxuny Atelier and its operatic performances has only served to highlight its excellence. The IBOC was founded in 2013 by the Brazilian composer and conductor João MacDowell with […]

A Night With Davinia and Friends at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, this May 5th

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A thrilling evening of music, humor, and show-stopping performances with “Cabaret: A Night with Davinia” this May! Presented by the talented Davinia Rodriguez, this cabaret promises to be a night like no other, filled with enchanting melodies, dynamic choreography, and plenty of laughs.
The excitement is palpable as Davinia and her team prepare to take the stage on May 18th, bringing their unique blend of musical styles and dazzling stage presence to the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Audiences can expect to be swept away on a musical journey that encompasses everything from jazz to pop to Broadway classics, all delivered with Davinia’s signature flair and passion.