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Social Program

November 15th: Opening ceremony

19:00 h: Duo Cantabile RP

The "Duo Cantabile RP" is composed by the pianist Jefferson Bortolucci and the lyrical singer Priscila Cubero. They have a varied repertoire, with an emphasis on Brazilian Chamber music, including composers such as Villa-Lobos, Claudio Santoro, Camargo Guarnieri, Gilberto Mendes.

The pianist Jefferson Bortolucci began his musical career at age 15. In 2013, he obtained his degree in Music from the University of São Paulo, campus of Ribeirão Preto and in 2016, from the same institution, the BA in piano. Jefferson also attended master classes of important piano players such as Caio Pagano, Lydia Bazarian, David Severtson and Jerzy Tosik-Warszawiak. Currently, he develops studies in musical performance and pedagogical work in special musical education.

The lyrical singer, Priscila Cubero, obtained her bachelor's degree in singing in 2014 from the University of São Paulo. She was soloist in several orchestras, such as the Symphony Orchestra of Franca and Symphonic Orchestra of Ribeirão Preto. As a researcher, she developed a project on the indigenous literary theme in the song "Pai do Mato" by Heitor Villa-Lobos and presented part of the results at the International Congress in Lisbon, Portugal. She participates in projects and events as a coach and music educator. She has been in master classes and in vocal and musical studies with renowned professionals such as: Celine Imbert, Jenni Cook (USA), Sarah Meredith (USA), Tobias Hiller (Germany).

November 17th: Cultural Night

19:00h: Music presentation with Professor Rubens Russomano

The cultural presentation will be held at the Tulha Concert Hall, Music Department of the Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Ribeirão Preto (FFCLRP - USP). This space was inaugurated in 1997 by the former Campus Coordination of USP in Ribeirão Preto and housed the first class of the Music course in 2002.

This presentation will be attended by Professor Rubens Russomano Ricciardi of the Music Department of FFCLRP-USP. Professor Rubens is a composer, teacher, pianist and musicologist. He graduated from the ECA-USP School of Communications and Arts in São Paulo and had his Masters and doctorate degree from Humboldt University of Berlin. He is a full Professor at ECA-USP. He is also the founder of the USP Music Course in Ribeirão Preto: Ensemble Mentemanuque and USP-Philharmonic. The Professor is artistic director of the Music Festival Gilberto Mendes Nova; Coordinator of the Center for Research in Music Performance Sciences (NAP-CIPEM) and the Center for the Memory of the Arts, both based in FFCLRP-USP. He is Leader of the Research Group by CNPq Poíesis, Praxis and Theoria in Music; Curator of the series Concertos USP (Municipal Theater), in São Carlos; Concerts USP / Theatro Pedro II in Ribeirão Preto (Theatro Pedro II).

Bar, Restaurant and Pizzerias in Ribeirão Preto

1. Invicta Brewery

Founded in August 2011 by brewery master Rodrigo Silveira and entrepreneur Ismael Joaquim da Silva. Invicta, a brewery of Ribeirao Preana, has become increasingly popular on the national scene, being recognized especially for producing quality and daring beers.



Address: Av. Do Café, 1881 - Ribeirão Preto / SP - Brazil

Phone: (16) 3878-1020

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: 09-18h, Sab: 09-14h.

2. Nelson's Bar and Restaurant

It all started with Nelson Bertari and Neusa Oliveira in 1997. Over the years, the restaurant began to be known in Ribeirão Preto and also outside the city. Since then Filé à Parmegiana, which was already well known, became a reference in Ribeirão. At this time, the sons James Oliveira and Heber Oliveira, the current administrators, also began to help and dedicate themselves to the family business.



Address: Prudente de Moraes, 1313, Centro, Ribeirão Preto / SP - Brazil

Phone: (16) 3625-6669

Hours of Operation: Tue-Fri: 18:00 a.m., Sat: 11-15 a.m. and Sun. and Holidays: 6:00 p.m.

3. Choperia Penguin

With more than seven decades of history, Penguin currently receives in Ribeirão Preto about 1 million customers per year. One of the main tourist anchors in the Ribeira-pretano center. Penguin invites clients for a trip in the past. Yesterday, today and tomorrow, Penguin continues to make summer, now not only in Ribeirão Preto but also in Belo Horizonte and Brasília inhabiting the memory and heart of its clients.



Address: Penguin Center: General Osório Street, 389, Centro, Ribeirão Preto / SP - Brazil - (16) 3610-8258

Penguin Ribeirão Shopping: Av. Cel. Fernando Ferreira Leite, 1540, Ribeirão Preto - (16) 3623-0159

Penguin Shopping Santa Ursula: Rua São José, 933, Centro, Ribeirão Preto - (16) 3625-1226

Hours of Operation: Every day 11 am - 1 pm

4. MousseCake

In identifying the talent and success of pies and sweets that his mother, Dona Naná, prepared for friends and family, businessman Osvaldo Amaral saw in addition and strategically followed a path of success. The first store in the network, was born at a fragile moment of the Brazilian economy in 1990. In 2005, businessman Osvaldo Amaral took the first Mousse Cake paper.


Rua João Penteado, 1481, Ribeirão Preto - Mon-Fri: 11:30 a.m. and Tue. and Sun. 09 a.m., (16) 3931-4598.

Av. José Adolfo Bianco Molina, 2060, Ribeirão Preto - Mon-Fri: 12 - 23h and Sun and Sun: 09 - 00h, (16) 3235 - 4808.

Kiosk of Shopping Santa Úrsula, R. San José, 933 - Higienópolis, Ribeirão Preto, every day, 11 - 23h, (16) 3632-2433.

5. BellaCapri - Pizzeria

The first Bella Capri Pizzeria store was founded in 1998 by descendants of Italians, in Mirassol, the interior of the State of São Paulo. The roots of this successful venture lie in the strong connection of the Covizzi family with Italian gastronomy for several generations. Coming from the Rovigo region of northern Italy, the Covizzi arrived in Brazil in the early twentieth century in search of prosperity and a happier life away from the wars that ravaged Europe. Thus, was born the first Bella Capri, name inspired by the beautiful region of the island of Capri.



Address: Av. João Fiusa, 535, Alto da Boa Vista, Ribeirão Preto - SP

Phone: (16) 3911-9090

Hours of Operation: every day 18-00h

6. Coco Bambu Restaurant

Restaurant of modern architecture, with built area that has capacity for 600 people, in structure with demolition bricks, wood, glass and steel; With rustic elements guaranteeing a sophisticated and cozy atmosphere.



Address: Av. Luiz Eduardo de Toledo Prado, 900, Ribeirão Preto

Phone: (16) 3904-3737

Opening Hours:

Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Fri-Sun 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Happy hour: Mon-Thurs 18-20; Fri-Sun 17-20 a.m.

Dinner: Mon-Thurs 6PM; Fri Sat 18-1H; Sun 18-0.

7. Paddock Ribeirão

Traditional for being located in the center of the city and serving on the curbside the bar still has an air-conditioned environment, live music, kids’ space and delicious cuisine. Try it! Paddock Ribeirão, to eat, drink and listen.



Address: Rua Marcondes Salgado, 629 Centro | New South Wales

8. Colorado Cervejarium

Colorado Cervejarium is the official bar of Cervejaria Colorado in Ribeirão Preto with focus on Brazilian Microbreweries. Today, the bar offers a letter with more than 120 labels from more than 27 national microbreweries.



Address: Avenida Indepêndencia, 3.242 - Ribeirão Preto - SP

Phone: (16) 3911.4949.

Hours of Operation: every day, from 17:30.

9. Artebar Gallery

We work with multi-labels of draft beer and a menu that will always bring news. We are open to artists wanting to show their art, their work. We always have many cultural events; Exhibition of plastic artists, sculptors, designers, book launch, lots of music and sarau.


Address: Av. Professor João Fiusa, 1404, Ribeirão Preto

Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 18-00, Fri-Sat 18-01h.

Phone: (16) 38777852






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