InCanto Chamber Choir (Madrigal InCanto)
Date: February 20, 2010
Category: Community Choirs
Category: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Location: São Carlos (São Paulo State), Brazil
InCanto Chamber Choir is an a cappella vocal group and performs polyphonic music of Middle Age, Renaissance and of our times. The vocal group debut in 2009, with the concert “From Renaissance to Brazilian Popular Music”, when InCanto sung pieces by medieval and renaissance composers (mainly the pieces from Cancionero de Upsala, a book of spanish villancicos from the 16th. century), and arrangements of songs by Paul Simon, Heitor Villa-Lobos and Brazilian popular composers. InCanto’s performance of Villa-Lobos’ “Feliz Natal” was classified as a lovely performance, by Dean Frey, director of Red Deer Public Library, from Canada, which maintains an international site about the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos. InCanto videos at YouTube.com have been watched in many countries, such as the United States, Brazil, Canada, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom and Australia.
Rita de Cássia Fucci Amato, conductor
Postdoctorate researcher at University of São Paulo (USP), Ph.D. and MsC in Sociological, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education by Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), Specialist in Voice by São Paulo Medicine School – Federal University of São Paulo (EPM-UNIFESP). She has a Bachelor's Degree in Music (Conducting) by State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), in Brazil. Professor Fucci Amato is a choral conductor, a lyric singer and a researcher, with papers published in many countries, about music, education, philosophy, voice and operations management. in musical groups. Website: http://fucciamatoconductor.blogspot.com/