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: […]

IBOC NYC Brazilian Chorus

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The IBOC NYC Brazilian Chorus is looking for singers!   Application form Come sing with us!  Learn about Brazilian Music, Language, and Culture! Where: Brazilian Consulate 1st floor 225 E 41st St, New York, NY 10017, United States When: Mondays 4:30 pm – 6 pm Cost per singer: $100 per term (3 months)   Conductors: […]

Opera Composition Workshop – Fall 2021

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IBOC Institute presents three operatic works developed under the guidance of Artistic Director João MacDowell and Vocal Director Roberta Prada, by the composers: Nathaniel Corthell (USA), SiHyum Uhm (South Korea), and Tyler Zwink (USA). Nathaniel Corthell.Tomorrow from the operaToday’s Tomorrow(work in progress) Baritone: Muir InglissPiano: Tomomi Sato SiHyum Uhm Pouring Rain from the operaLoss(work in […]

II Symposium: Brazilian Identity in Concert Music

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Idealized and organized by the Unicamp Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Conductor Cinthia Alireti   The II Symposium: Brazilian Identity in Concert Music  (II Simpósio: Identidade Brasileira na Música de Concerto) is presented by the Unicamp Symphony Orchestra (OSU/CIDDIC). The event seeks to reflect on the different Brazilianness of national concert music and the paths for its dissemination. […]

IBOC Auditions 2021

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IBOC Auditions  Online submission Deadline: October 24th Email announcement for Callback: October 30th        In person Audition Dates: November 4th, 5th & 6th, 2021 Audition Results: November 20th      For the following:    Tamanduá the opera, Yemanjá Project, and other contemporary works in progress. Various projects will develop throughout December 2021-2024. We […]

Yemanjá Project On Brazilian Press

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A Tarde – Salvador, Bahia – 09/12/2021 The Goddess of the seas crossed the ocean to make her debut in New York opera. Headed by Salvadoran conductor Hugo Sanbone and the International Brazilian Opera Company,  the Yemanjá Project concert took songs from the Afro-Brazilian repertoire in operatic arrangements to the Garibaldi Plaza, in New York, […]

IBOC Young Composers Works – Summer 2021

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    Thank you for supporting the International Brazilian Opera Company.  I have long believed that contemporary opera offers an opportunity to create communion engaging the collaboration of artists with different specialties and backgrounds. IBOC started from a group that perceived the need for creative renovation in an environment blossoming with fantastic performers. We are […]

IBOC Institute: Opera Composition – Fall 2021

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  The International Brazilian Opera Institute is offering a contemporary opera composition course (ages 18+ recommended). IBOC faculty will collaborate with students to notate and produce recordings of their music.  Students will develop skills in melodic writing, harmonic development, rhythmic frame, and form, as well as notation skills. Students will finish an aria or song […]

Outdoor Concert! NYC Washington Square, Friday, September 3rd, 2021. 4 pm

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IBOC Band presents: Yemanjá Project The International Brazilian Opera brings its new roster of talent to live-action in New York City. An outdoor concert in Washington Square Park, premiering The Yemanjá Project under Maestro Hugo Sanbone (Brazil). In addition, opera soloists Nelson Ebo (Angola) and Rebecca de Almeida (Brazil), the virtuoso violin of Anna Tsukervanik […]