US broadcaster NBC Universal visit Teatro Amazonas

The visit is part of a special script of American TV for the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
22/07/2016 17h51 - Updated 22/07/2016 17h54
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In the international route of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the capital of Amazonas is a compulsory stop for the international press. Attracted by the natural beauty and the grandeur of its main postcard, the Teatro Amazonas, the first team to land in the city was the American broadcaster NBC Universal, bringing the presenter Keir Simmons, do programa Today Show.

Along with Simmons, also landed the producer Jared Crawford, cameraman Dmitry Solovyev, the soundman Alexei Gordienko, and the Brazilian producer Marcelo Lopes. Crawford, visiting Manaus for the first time, reports that he was enchanted by the theater. "I loved the restoration work done here. Having such a beautiful thing and so rich built in the middle of the forest is something unique and wonderful ", highlights.

Impressed with the quality of the Amazonian culture and beauty of the Teatro Amazonas, Keir Simmons highlights the audience participation in concert "Maria Apparecida Côrtes Macedo", performed by the Orchestra Amazonas Philharmonic, conducted by Otavio Simoes, held last night (21). "This theater is amazing. I am delighted! Another thing that caught my eye was seeing so many young people in Concert. We were impressed how classical music is popular among them ", comments.

Besides that, Simmons points out that saw something impossible to happen in various concert halls worldwide. "When the conductor came on stage, he gave goodnight!'And the audience responded! I was also very surprised by this, and saw that really the people have approached quite culture. This is really good", reports.

Manaus, the team travels to the cities of Presidente Figueiredo and Iranduba. Then, to Foz do Iguaçu (PR), São Paulo, Lastly, Rio de Janeiro, to cover the Olympics. The program view does not have defined date, but will be in the second week of August.

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