BOCA BOCA: Spring Masquerade

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Brazilian Opera invites you to our Spring Masquerade! BOCA BOCA Brazilian Opera Spring Masquerade April 16th, 2016 8pm – 1am Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets Ticket Widget Loading…Click Here to purchase Tickets through Brown Paper.   Or purchase at the door (until we reach full capacity). Attractions: Photo Corner DJ João Live Singers and Percussion Costume Contest […]


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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEB.18TH, 2016   OPERA AUDITIONS – THE SEVENTH SEAL The International Brazilian Opera (IBOC) is pleased to announce the first round of auditions for Joao MacDowell’s “The Seventh Seal” – Act 1 Concert Preview. Concerts will be presented in Manhattan in the second week of November 2016. There may be additional performances […]

Open Call for Submissions

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We are currently reviewing proposals for the development of new operas. This is an open call, with no deadline.  Submissions will be reviewed by Selection Committee in the order that they are received. The International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC) is a New York based non-profit organization with a mission to support the creation and development of […]

A Brazilian Opera At Bergman Week 2015

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Cries and Whispers, a new opera by Joao MacDowell, will be performed during Bergman Week in June of 2015. In the Island of Fårö, Sweden, the place where director Ingmar Bergman chose to  live and work. The  score was commissioned and  curated by the International Brazilian Opera Company, and has successfully fulfilled stages 1 and 2 of our […]

Thank You!

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A special thank you to all who packed the house on IBOC‘s concert première of Joao MacDowell‘s new opera: Cries and Whispers!  You can check pictures at our Facebook page. Only 4 days to go: Please consider a donation to our fundraise campaign: We really need your support. Here is a chance to pre-order your CD, DVD, poster […]

Cries And Whispers – an opera by João MacDowell

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Concert Premiere The American-Scandinavian Foundation @ Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue @ 38th Street New York, NY 10016 Thursday, March 26 8pm Concert Pre concert talk: 7:30pm. Wine Reception after concert. Celebrate! $20 ($15 ASF Members) At Box Office. Or for concert reservations, call 212.847.9740 or email For those who are far or just can’t make […]

Plastic Flowers in Rio, this January!

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ópera Flores de Plástico de João MacDowell Récitas: Dias 22 e 29 de janeiro às 20h Sala Baden Powell – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro Estréia brasileira!!! Clarice Prietto: Penélope, Maria Luisa Lundberg: piano,  Leo Brunno: DJ e Teclados Cila MacDowell: videocenografia Direção de movimento: Bayard Tonelli Projeto cenográfico: Sheyla de Castilho Escultura: Marina Vergara Teaser oficial – Ópera “Flores de Plástico” from CLARICE […]