EVENTS 2022

12/9/22, 2:00 AM

A Night with Davinia and Friends

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 at the historic Laurie Beechman Theatre, NYC, NY. The night of singing, dancing, and comedy sketches will feature songs made famous by Davinia's favorite artists: Frank Sinatra, Etta James, Marilyn Monroe, and Judy Garland. The evening offers a fabulous opportunity for those visiting NYC to taste the glitz and glamour of New York City's theatre district. Click more info for tickets.

Laurie Beechman Theatre, NYC

12/6/22, 11:00 PM

iboc dream: cocktails and operas benefit

IBOC DREAM: Winter Cocktails + Operas Benefit. Preview opera creation with the International Brazilian Opera Company's dynamic community of artists.

Since 2014, we've supported 64 immigrant artists to work in the USA, developed 7 operas, presented in 3 countries, and have provided music education experiences for the young and old alike. 

As a community member, please join us to celebrate over cocktails and opera in the magical jewel box on Bryant Park, Luxuny Atelier.  Our merrymaking will strengthen our spirits and support our operations, artists, and new works.

Donate $150 - $500to RSVP.
https://www.iboc.nyc/rsvp or email: athena@brazilianopera.com

Luxuny Atelier, Penthouse (Bryant Park Studios, NYC)

10/29/22, 7:00 PM

Samba Trio Masquerade

Join for a full Saturday of Halloween Culture (3-8pm) organized and hosted by the W.111th Block Association. Bring your family and pets dressed with their best to see the haunted fountain and try their fortune in winning the costume contests (4:45 pm). The IBOC Samba Trio starts at 3:30. (photo: Daniel Lincoln)

W 111th & Amsterdam Ave, NYC

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10/15/22, 12:00 AM

São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra – OSESP

The São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra – OSESP will perform four concerts in the United
States between October 10th and 15th this year, on its first international tour since the
beginning of the pandemic. On Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 at Carnegie Hall in New
York - this will be the first time a Brazilian orchestra has played as part of the official programming of this legendary classical music stage.

Carnegie Hall

7/30/22, 9:30 PM

IBOC Jazz Band

Join for a full Saturday of music and learn about Affordable Housing Access while enjoying local eats at the Morningside Heights Summer Festival of Arts & Culture (12-8pm) organized and hosted by the W.111th Block Association. The IBOC Jazz Band starts at 5:30 featuring band leader Marcelo Maccagnan on bass, vocalists Helena Beltrão & João MacDowell, percussionists Luan Barbosa & Juninho Karegato and Gabriel Gorski on guitar.

W 111th & Amsterdam Ave, NYC

7/29/22, 4:00 AM

Marcelo Maccagnan Night Tales Album Release

Marcelo is an electric and upright bass player originally from Brazil. His playing and compositions are heavily influenced by styles he grew up with, and this fusion of sounds is how the artist likes to define himself. With his latest album “Night Tales”, Marcelo places himself as a prolific bandleader and composer, with music in the genre he calls “Progressive Jazz”.

Album Release

7/23/22, 8:00 PM

Bossa Nova in the Park

Featuring Brazil natives, vocalist/guitarist João MacDowell and percussionist Luan Barbosa, revamp the 1950s Bossa style. The repertoire of originals and standards, performed with a minimal setup, creates an atmosphere of subtle rhythms and sophisticated melodies. International Brazilian Opera - IBOC's resident composer, João MacDowell, dives into the music that shaped his musical language and songwriting.

Washington Square Park

7/20/22, 11:00 PM

My Roots Live in Brooklyn

Brazil Summer Fest Presents a traditional Roda de Samba by International Brazilian Opera Company's Extraordinary Artist Luan Barbosa Samba Group: My Roots Live in Brooklyn. Bring your instrument and get your dance on for a participatory experience.

Grand Army Plaza (Brooklyn)

7/2/22, 6:00 PM

RACE the Opera Artist Presentation

The July 2nd workshop performance will be the first early presentation of the work in progress for RACE the opera. Meet the creative team: dramaturg and family descendant Frank Shines, librettists Ashley Cornelius and Idris Goodwin, and IBOC art directors Athena Azevedo, João MacDowell, and Christina Morgan. The team will discuss the preliminary research and planning work, present their creative process, and discuss the work, musical references, and the characters. Members of the Stroud family will also share more about their family history.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum