Ordinarius presents a show dedicated to the repertoire of Carmen Miranda, a Portuguese-Brazilian singer who was one of the most outstanding artists in the 30's in Brazil and the 40's in the USA. Famous worldwide for her amusing participation in hollywood films in comic characters who spoke and sang in accented English, Carmen was also responsible for releasing songs by composers such as Dorival Caymmi, Ary Barroso, Braguinha and other masters of Brazilian Popular Music. A precursor to fashion and performance. Its stylization of Bahia is a reference of the Brazilian carnival to the present day.

When visiting the repertoire of the artist who represented the South American Way, Ordinarius presents original arranjements for classics such as “Tico-tico no fubá” (Zequinha de Abreu), “Na Baixa do Sapateiro” (Ary Barroso) , “Disseram que eu voltei americanizada” (Vicente Paiva and Luiz Peixoto) and “O que é que a bahiana tem” (Dorival Caymmi), in addition to visiting songs unknown to the public and equally precious as “O Samba e o Tango “(Amado Régis) and” Yi, yi, yi, I like you very much “(Mack Gordon / Henry Warren).

The musical journey through the repertoire of Carmen is accompanied by an aesthetic re-reading of the artist's entire visual concept, which was famous for drawing her own clothes and for creating this character that brought Brazilian culture to the world with costumes and props that brought in itself the representation of Brazil half Bahia and half carioca, fruitful, colorful and cheerful.

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