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.

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.

Sam Machado plays João MacDowell: selections from “Preludes and Fugues.”

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GUARDA DO EMBAÚ, SANTA CATARINA – Music lovers are in for a treat as talented pianist Sam Machado releases a stunning new video featuring selections from João MacDowell’s “Preludes and Fugues”. This unique performance was recorded live at Instituto Casa Nobre on March 25th, 2023, and showcases Machado’s exceptional skills in interpreting complex and polyharmonic […]

Março 2023 – João MacDowell: Masterclasse de Composição – Popular e Erudita

Posted Posted in Back music, Brazilian Jazz, Brazilian Opera, Brazilian Symphonic Music, Carnegie Hall, chorus, Concert, contemporary opera, dance, Indigenous music, New Music, New Songs, Party, Performance Art, Song, Songwriters

Masterclasse de Composição – Popular e EruditaComposition Masterclass – Popular and Erudite João MacDowell Piano: Sam Machado 2023 – Casa Nobre – Guarda do Embau – Santa Catarina 20 a 24 de marçoMarch 20th to 24th 25 de marçø Sábado/Saturday: Concerto de Sam Machado: Premiere de uma seleção do livro de Prelúdios e Fugas de […]

Davinia & Friends at the Laurie Beechman Theater: December 8

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For Immediate Release: November 28, 2022 Contact:   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. ( It […]

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:   The São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra – OSESP will perform four concerts in the United States on its first […]

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 […]


Posted Posted in Concert, contemporary opera, dance, New Music, Party, Performance Art, visual arts         the International Brazilian Opera Company is a leader in developing underrepresented voices in opera.  We were founded in 2013 with the mission to develop a new repertoire by combining the work of artists across perceived borders.  Join us for our end-of-year initiatives and donate to support our exciting new works […]