IAN POMERANTZ, BASS-BARITONE
Praised for his versatility, the “luminous bass-baritone” IAN POMERANTZ is “the possessor of a remarkable instrument naturally at home in many genres, - in opera, in recital, and in oratorio.” A specialist in the Baroque repertoire and an expert in the performance Jewish music, 2020 will see the release of two highly anticipated major recording projects; Russian, Romani, and Jewish Romances with guitarist Oleg Timofeyev, and Art Songs of the Jewish Diaspora, with pianist Byron Schenkman.
Recent and upcoming performance highlights include Every Voice: The Jewish Voice with Handel and Haydn Society; Il Mostro d’Alcina in Caccini’s Alcina with Boston Early Music Festival; Easter in the German Baroque with Three Notch’d Road, Bloch’s Sacred Service with Masterworks Chorale, Getro in Pasquini’s I fatti del Mose nel deserto with Academy of Sacred Drama; Dalla Guerra Amorosa’s Virtuoso Cantatas for Bass, with Byron Schenkman and Friends at Benaroya Hall in Seattle; the premiere of Legrand's La Chûte de Phaëton, Aquilon Music Festival; Amours et Distances at the American Church of Paris in France; Jewish Music from the Italian and German Baroque with The Miryam Ensemble in Boston; Stradella's Ester with New York Sanctuary Concerts. He is the artistic director of the acclaimed ensemble Les Enfants d’Orphée, specializing in French Baroque chamber music for voice.
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