Seeding New Operas – Online Recital 2023

Posted Posted in Brazilian Opera, contemporary opera, New Music, New Songs, Performance Art

Over the last term, four new composers successfully completed the first stage in the opera composition workshop under mentorship by IBOC’s Artistic Director João MacDowell. The requirements for the work include: 1 – Pitching an idea for a work that can be engaging and meaningful to a contemporary opera company. 2 – Developing a dramatic […]

Composition Immersion in Brazil

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The International Brazilian Opera Institute offers a contemporary opera composition course workshop in partnership with the Cultural Institute Casa Nobre at Guarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina.  Enjoy an immersive course with access to state-of-the-art grand pianos while waking up to the ocean’s sound and the whales’ songs. A life-changing experience in one of the most […]

INAUGURAL KIMERA FESTIVAL – HYPERLOCAL AND OMNICULTURAL

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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. 

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 […]

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

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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: 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 […]