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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Bogotá International Festival of Sacred Music, with "Love" as its main theme, will celebrate its 10th edition between September 9 and October 3, with special guests from Switzerland, France, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – April 4th, 2019, marked 25 years since the tragic suicide of Nirvana front man and nineties musical icon Kurt Cobain. This Thursday, April 25th, sees one of the most innovative classical...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, March 26th, the ‘Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro’ (Rio de Janeiro State University) together with the ‘Orquestra de Solistas do Rio de Janeiro’ (Rio de Janeiro...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – ‘Escola de Música da Rocinha’ (Rocinha Music School) has much cause to celebrate, with new sources of funding secured and a big concert planned for their 25th anniversary in 2019....
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, December 26th, and Thursday, December 27th, will see Rio’s illustrious ‘Theatro Municipal’ (Municipal Theater) musically transformed into a Viennese ballroom as the ‘Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira’ (Brazilian Symphony Orchestra)...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, December 11th, at 8PM, the ‘Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira’ (Brazilian Symphony Orchestra) will be playing a special tribute show of works by acclaimed American film composer John Williams. This...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, October 31st, the Johann Sebastian Rio Orchestra will present a special tribute to the late queen of British pop, Amy Winehouse, at the historic Teatro Riachuelo in Rio’s...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Monday, August 20th sees the closing performance of the 24th Rio International Cello Encounter (RICE) taking place at Sala Cecília Meireles at 8PM, with a celebration of the best...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Classical music in Brazil is often overlooked internationally, with all the focus on samba and bossa nova. However, the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira (Brazil Symphony Orchestra), or OSB, is an important...

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