Opera iO is the musical odyssey of a mysterious intranaut

 voyaging the virtual worlds of her own being and imagination.

World Premiere 2015

* Promo Highlights (in the Works!)





“An eclectic dimension of magic & beauty in a universal drama.”

“From the heart of the world with something for everyone. “

A Timeless Vision

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Fantasy Couture

iO’s ‘Undersuit’ is hand-woven with natural fibers.  – Designer: Lía Padilla

Concept: Organic spacesuit with high neck, shoulder pads, knee pads and lace… Features elements illustrating metaphysical energy centers.

Symbolic Expression


Conceptual Design

“Opera iO is inhabited by a cast of fantastic characters. The wardrobes & make-up are elaborate and imaginative, full of symbolic references.”

– Lead Costume Designer

Lía Padilla


Opera iO is a timeless journey blending world music with dance, theater, circus, art & interactive media in a fantastic experience.

Bright Talent


‘Twin Shadows – Phobo & Deimo’

Nadinka Flores & Cristina Duque


‘Soul Twins – Yin & Yan’

Gabriela Minda & Iván Castañeda


Laura Corral

as ‘iO, the intranaut’



Tamia Guayasamín



Lía Padilla


Amanda Mideros &

María Emilia Escudero

By way of dance-theater, iO navigates her destiny

through inspiring themes and fabulous perilous characters.

“The changing dynamics between characters is a driving force in the dramatic narrative of Opera iO.”

– Lead Choreographer

Tamia Guayasamín


True Inspiration

The fusion style soundtrack was conceived and produced for an immersive live performance and surround sound experience.


Cayo Iturralde


Carlos Arboleda

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Mauricio Vicencio

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Pablo Vicencio

Gran Misterio (sample)

by Opera iO | with arrangements by Carlos Arboleda & Caspian Es

“One music that unites all the elements of life…  That is Opera iO.”

– Multi-Instrumentalist / Co-Arranger

Mauricio Vicencio


‘QUIJOTES OF iO’ – A Creative Vision in the Making’ (Duration: 4:40 / Versión Español / *Subtitles)

The original recordings feature over 40 virtuous Latin American musicians with more than 50 instruments from around the world.

Strange Wonder

Opera iO is a reinvention of the opera with a world groove.

 A thoroughly entertaining & even enlightening creative spectacle.


“For Opera iO, we developed characters representing humans like caged birds… a clan of deformed beings with beaks and fins … creatures of the machine.”

– Featured Visual Artist


High Thrills

“Opera iO is also a musical metaphor of the spirits descent into a universe of duality, through the labyrinth of the mind, and ultimately back to the center of the Self.”

– Director / Producer / Composer

Caspian Es


Get ready for an impressive visual voyage with the creative imaginations of over 20 featured Latin-American mixed-media artists…

'iO' by featured photographer Christoph Hirtz
'iO' by featured artist Jaime Zapata

“The myth is now.”

– Featured Visual Artist

Jaime Zapata

World Premiere - 2015

Special Thanks

Our Collaborators

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Donald Wolfram

Liliana Gutiérrez

Patrick Handley

Fernando Rivera

Photo Credits: Jose Bruzual, Pedro Andrés Sanchéz & Christoph Hirtz  /  Web Design: Boris Proaño  / Opera iO  Logo: Alvaro Andrade