Brazilian Band Camerata Caipira Brazilian Band Camerata Caipira CREDIT: Charles Barrie
Brazilian Band Camerata Caipira Brazilian Band Camerata Caipira CREDIT: Charles Barrie

Camerata Caipira brings to New Zealand a special concert revealing the diversity of Brazilian music

Thursday 7 March 2013, 4:55PM
By Charles Barrie


Isabella Rovo, Nelson Latif, Bosco Oliveira and Victor Batista will perform at WOMAD New Plymouth and together with local artists they will showcase the wealth of Brazilian Rhythms in Wellington.

Isabella lived in New Zealand for two years when she put together the bands Brazealand and Roda de Samba.  Now she returns for a short tour, bringing three superb guitarists with the support of Fundo de Apoio a Cultura - Brasilia/DF, the Embassy of Brazil and the New Zealand community.

16 March  Saturday
– 2pm
Concert at WOMAD in New Plymouth at the Dell Stage.

19 March Tuesday
– 5pm to 7pm
Choro Worshop at The Thistle Hall. Nelson Latif and Bosco Oliveira are special guests of Wellington’s weekly Roda de Choro. Spaces are limited!
$40, payable on attendance (for informations:

– 9pm
Camerata Caipira will guest star in Alda Rezende’s Latin Club night at Meow on Edward St.

21  March Thursday
– 11am to noon
General Workshop at NZSM New Zealand School of Music

– 12 to 2pm
Guitar Workshop for intermediate students at NZSM New Zealand School of Music

– 5pm to 7:15pm
Dance Workshop with Isabella Rovo and Victor Batista at Te Aro Community Hall. Wellington “sambistas” can learn from the source, pure and original rhythms such as coco and frevo.
$20, payable on attendance.

23 March Saturday
– 1pm
A taste of Brazil at the annual Aro Valley Fair
from 8pm
Festa Brasil II - The big party at San Francisco Bath House. Doors open at 8pm. The party kicks off with local band So Samba. That act is followed by Clube do Choro, executing a special gafieira program to keep everybody on the dance floor.  Camerata Caipira will follow with collaboration of local guests before our very own Te Aro Samba bring on the sound of Brazilian carnival to the  stage.  The night is wrapped up by the local band Bella Cajon.

24 March Sunday
from 3pm
Brazealand and Roda de Samba Reunion at the Southern Cross. A trip down the lane of Brazilian Rhythms with many local guests.