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ceiling, Luxuny Atelier, Bryant Park

On December 6th,

preview opera creation

with our dynamic community of artists.

silent auction

Experience a curation of visual art with proceeds donated to IBOC.

International Brazilian Opera Company is a New York 501c3 registered non-profit.

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Ambition is limitless.

International Brazilian Opera Company empowers dreamers, and you empower us.


Since 2013, 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 member of our community, 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. 



Experience an exclusive evening with

live performances (opera, samba, jazz),

food, and beverage.


To reserve your ticket to DREAM, 

IBOC's December 6th Winter Cocktail  donate between $150 and $500 to support diverse opera repertoire and programming for immigrant artists. Reservations will be personally confirmed by email.

We can't wait to see you!

Questions, please contact executive director, Athena Azevedo.


or text (510) 846-8940.

Gratidão & Gratitude


Would you like to discuss making a larger impact; such as, sponsoring a new production, commission, or our artists?

Please email athena@brazilianopera.com

Prefer to give by:

Check: payable to "International Brazilian Opera Company"     

203 West 111th Street, 4A, NYC, NY 10026


Venmo: ibrazilianopera@gmail.com


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"Just as Sayão, Villa-Lobos and Szot left Brazil to advance their careers, especially in New York, so too did composer João MacDowell. He created the International Brazilian Opera Company in New York and is its artistic director."

- Fred Plotkin, WQXR, Operavore

"[venture for]...the small but feisty International Brazilian Opera Company"

- Isabelle, classicalmusicrocks.net

"The Brazilian composer João MacDowell was more direct in his admiration for “The Seventh Seal”, adapting it into an opera that had its premiere at the [Bergman] festival in a concert version".

Elisabeth Vincentelli, New York Times