International Brazilian Opera Company presents scenes from four new operas
March 7th & 8th Program:
• "Provvisorietá (Provisoriedade)" an aria from "Anita" opera in Italian and Portuguese by Luigi Porto, libretto by Andrea Amoroso
• "I Don't Want to Die" a trio from "Cries and Whispers", opera in Portuguese and English by Joao MacDowell
• "O Sonho de Ianadi", an aria from "Watunna—A criação do mundo segundo os índios do Orinoco", opera in Portuguese by Thiago Tiberio
• 12 scenes from from "Tamanduá – A Brazilian Opera" in Portuguese and English by João MacDowell
Pre-concert Talk: March 8th only - 7:30pm
Who we are:
At iBoc we aim to mix ideas from both Brazilian and international artists to create new approaches for the genre. iBoc’s core team has members from Brazil, Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Portugal and the United States and we hope to have even more diversity as our team grows. Through collaboration and shared perspectives, we believe opera can be relevant to large audiences.
We also believe that opera is the multimedia event of the future. Not only does opera unite all art forms, the genre has a lot of potential for creative development. Most opera companies now have access to contemporary performance techniques, yet they keep repeating a repertoire that was written in the 19th century. The iBoc creative team consists of professional composers, singers, musicians, film-makers, mixed media artists, choreographers and performance artists. We are dedicated to producing unique and refreshing performances.
Meet iBoc's Debut Composers:
•www.joaomacdowell.com: Joao MacDowell – Brazilian born, Joao composed the first Opera in the U.S. to be produced in the Portuguese language, “Tamanduá."
•www.thiagotiberio.com: Thiago Tiberio – Is a sought after Brazilian conductor and composer. In fact, we had to excuse him from attending our company's debut because he will be in Germany working on “Lord of the Rings - Live to Projection" at that time.
•www.luigiporto.com: Luigi Porto – Is an Italian composer hailing from a cinema background. He brings great enthusiasm to the team and applies his modern artistic vision to all projects.
[ Fri ] - [ Sat ]
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST
Pre-concert talk (March 8th
only, free w/ paid ticket)
March 7th General Admission $35.00 March 7th Student Ticket $22.00 March 8th General Admission $35.00 March 8th Student Ticket $22.00
On sale until Mar 8, 2014, 8:00:00 PM
- Venue Address
- 55 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10010 United States