Villa-Lobos is under water in Rio floods

Villa-Lobos is under water in Rio floods


norman lebrecht

April 10, 2019

Heavy rain has brought dire condtions to the Villa-Lobos Institute at the University of Rio (UniRio).

Carole Gubernikoff writes:

‘Today, April 9, 2019, will be remembered as the day the cla was almost put down! Especially The Villa Lobos Institute, which periodically suffers from floods, received an extraordinary amount of dirty water mixed with leaves, branches and land. Many had to spend the night in their facilities, because it was impossible to overcome the barrier of waterfalls. The Director of the theatre school, Luiz Henrique and other teachers and students, were only able to get out in the early hours….



  • PHF says:

    Well… rain is the least of our problems in Brazil. The ignorant fascists in office are much more dangerous to our – already poor – culture and education systems.

  • Kolb Slaw says:

    Mmm, time to play Villa-Lobos’ Amazonas, and Handel’s Water Music?