Details of Pomerium and the Ticket Luck value
A cappella singing is classic, it's powerful, and it's still quite popular in modern times. Pomerium tickets bring back the true flavor of the Renaissance compositions and offer fans of the magnificent, archaic works, a chance to experience all this.
Pomerium, founded by Alexander Blachly in 1972 in New York, took inspiration from the chapel choirs that existed during the Renaissance period and has been captivating audiences ever since. They thrive on music and compositions from thatperiod, which promises to be an enriching and liberating experience.
The New York Times has called Pomerium, "One of the finest early-music ensembles in the country, and perhaps the world." The renowned newspaper placed them on the pedestal and went on the record saying that they set the standard for their genre.
The ensemble consists of some of the most brilliant singers in the US and is acclaimed for their distinctive sound. They perform quite frequently at the Frick Collection, the Pierpont Morgan Library, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other various locations within New York. They also perform in other cities all over the country, and their sphere of influence is spread abroad as well. They have performed at many festivals around the world, including the Flanders Festival Antwerp, Festival di Musica Sacra Bressanone e Bolzano and Holland Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht.
Pomerium is made up of fifteen voices and their director is Alexander Blachly, who also directs the esteemed Chamber Orchestra and University of Notre Dame Chorale. They are comprised of Elizabeth Baber, Luthien Brackett, Silvie Jensen and Kristina Boerger. Baber's singing voice has been called "truly lovely" by The New York Times. She recently appeared with Hesperus, Parthenia, Ex Umbris and Guido's Ear. She is also a vocal instructor at the New York Continuo Collective. Kristina Boerger holds a doctorate degree from the University of Illinois, in Choral Conducting and Literature.
Robert Isaacs, Melissa Fogarty, Michele Kennedy, Dominique Surh all sing soprano. Fogarty has performed with companies as diverse as the New York City Opera, Caramoor Festival, Metropolitan Opera, ARTEK and also the Seattle Baroque Orchestra. Mr. Isaacs studied choral music at Harvard College and creative writing at Columbia University. Thom Baker, Neil Farrell and Michael Steinberger sing tenor. Jeffrey Johnson and Thomas McCargar are on the baritone and on bass.
They have released four albums for Deutsche Grammophon, titled 'A Musical Book of Hours', 'The Virgin & The Temple: Motets and Plainchant by Guillaume Du Fay', 'Creator of the Stars: Christmas Music from Earlier Times' and Du Fay's Mass for St. Anthony of Padua. In 1998 and 2000, they also released 'Musica Vaticana' with music from the Sistine Chapel choir, as well as 'Carolus Maximus: Music in the Life of Charles V'. An album for a different recording company, Glissando/Pure Classics, was released in June 2003 by the name of 'Josquin Desprez: Missa Hercules dux Ferrarie, Motets & Chansons.' Pomerium's latest recording was in June 2011, when they recorded a collection of Mannerist motets by Giaches de Wert, Orlande de Lassus, Carlo Gesualdo and also Claudio Monteverdi.
Pomerium concerts are all about subtlety. They will be performing for the first time at the Carnegie Hall on April 9, 2015 in the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Recital Hall. It is the only Pomerium concert currently scheduled in Carnegie hall. Pomerium tickets offer fans a chance to experience this enchanting ensemble and their takes on Renaissance classics at the Carnegie Hall as part of Pomerium's 2015 line-up. They performed at The Cloisters, New York in April of 2014 where they put forth the works of - among others - Claudio Monteverdi, Robert White, Carlo Gesualdo and Alfonso Ferrabosco.