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: […]


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iboc.nyc         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 […]

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, […]

Composition: “Transeuntis Mundi” touring worldwide

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Transeuntis Mundi Project (TMP) – the work that resident composer and Brazilian artist Cândida Borges and Colombian artist Gabriel Mario Vélez develop in partnership with IBOC – just completed its 8th international festival this year – celebrating 2 years of history! In 2021, they were selected to perform in festivals across the UK, US, Colombia, Greece, […]

Composer Gustavo Kraemer releases instrumental work in collaboration with the International Brazilian Opera Company.

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Composer Gustavo Kraemer releases instrumental work in collaboration with the International Brazilian Opera Company. In mid-2018, when the composer João MacDowell was presenting his opera “The Seventh Seal” at the Tatuí Conservatory, São Paulo, accompanied by Swedish soloists and the Symphony Orchestra of the Conservatory, the presentation captured the attention of many students and teachers […]

Yemanjá Project. Sept 3rd Washington Sq. Park

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Please Donate and support the creation of new jobs in the arts: Venmo to: ibrazilianopera@gmail.com or Paypal: The International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC) presents the ​​Yemanjá Project at Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park on Friday, September 3, 2021 4-6 pm as Part of the Award Program. August 23, 2021, New York, NY –  IBOC […]

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 […]