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Boston Metropolitan Opera BMO Merit Award This award recognizes works that demonstrate unusual content, a unique voice, and/or distinctive compositional talent. Recipient works will receive performances, as part of Boston Metro Opera’s regular season.      Boston Metropolitan Opera: The Boston International Contempo Festival. General Director: Christopher A Smith   […]

Tamanduá Receives BMO Merit Award






  I am very happy to be in Campinas this week for performances of my Symphony n.1 – Um Sonho Brasileiro. The Orquestra Sinfônica da UniCamp is a professional orquestra dedicated to the performance of works documented by the CIDDIC (Centro de Integração Documentação e Difusão Cultural da UniCamp.) The institution has […]

This week: Orquestra Sinfônica da UniCamp


– Thank you all for the wonderful support you have been providing! – Agradeço a todos pelo lindo apoio! Next week the Symphony N.1 – Um Sonho Brasileiro will be performed in Campinas: Orquestra Sinfônica da UniCamp conducted by Cinthia Alireti:   • 03/04 Auditório do Departamento do Medicina da UniCamp. • […]

Symphony in Campinas – Sao Paulo



Director Mario Salimon made the documentary “Parece Que Exito” available on youtube today! This film won Best Film and Best Soundtrack on the Brasilia Film Festival 2012, Mostra Brasilia. Check it out. Featuring: Cila MacDowell, Claudia Otero, Flama Mossri, Mauricio Lagos,Mauro Giuntini, Jeremy Lamb, Uka Gameiro, Daniel Smith, Jeremy Brauner, Mia Pafumi, Alex Houser, Micha Haran, Kimberly Prins Moeller, Paige Sandusky,Brittany Silver, Abby Powell, Claudio Mascarenhas, Guto Bittencourt, Amy […]

Documentary Available online!


Lots of performances of new music coming up: _____________________________________________ iBoc – International Brazilian Opera company Debut. March 7&8th – New York City Baruch’s Engelman Recital Hall. 8pm Tickets available at: brazilianopera.peatix.com   We will be presenting scenes from 4 operas from 3 living composers! Including our favorite arias from Tamanduá and […]

Agenda for March and April!





We are working hard to build a new opera company that fosters collaboration from artists of all backgrounds. We have a wonderfully diverse team of people working on this and we would love to have your support! Check our Kickstarter campaign! PLEDGE NOW! Check links for recent articles about iboc: […]

IBOC in the press.





  Mourning for Nelson Mandela, I think about how I have always been interested to know more about South Africa. There are many places in the world that I would like to visit. However, my musical instincts keep making me think about South Africa, for the vocal tradition and for the […]

From Brazil to South Africa