7/2/22, 6:00 PM
RACE the Opera Artist Presentation
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
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.
7/20/22, 11:00 PM
My Roots Live in Brooklyn
Grand Army Plaza (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.
7/23/22, 8:00 PM
Bossa Nova in the Park
Washington Square 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.
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”.
7/30/22, 9:30 PM
IBOC Jazz Band
W 111th & Amsterdam Ave, NYC
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.