Ari Nieh enjoys a busy performance career in Boston and throughout the country. He began his musical journey in the choral world of San Francisco, where he sang as a countertenor in the Grace Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys. He came to Boston to study historical performance at Longy School of Music, where he soon discovered his bass-baritone voice.
Known for his musicianship and sensitivity, Ari is sought after as a chorister and soloist. He has sung with a variety of professional choirs, both local and nationally, including The Thirteen in Washington, DC and GRAMMY-nominated True Concord Voices and Orchestra in Tucson. He is in his third season as a regular member of the Choir of the Church of the Advent. He has also collaborated with many local early music ensembles, including Musical Offering, Schola Cantorum, Meravelha, and Ensemble Musica Humana.
Ari’s recent stage credits include Oswald in Purcell’s King Arthur, Sir Joseph Porter in H.M.S. Pinafore, Devil in the Ordo Virtutum, and Theseus in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A devoted interpreter of J.S. Bach, he has been featured a soloist as Jesus in the St. John Passion, Pilate in the St. Matthew Passion, and numerous cantatas. He studies voice with Pamela Dellal.
Robert Eisentrout, bass-baritone, graduated with his B.M. from Northwestern University in 2015 where he studied with W. Stephen Smith. A native of Ann Arbor, MI, Mr. Eisentrout now lives in Philadelphia. He sings regularly with The Crossing and Saint Mark's Church. Outside of the Philadelphia area, Mr. Eisentrout has performed chorally in Dallas, Baltimore, Chicago, Boston, and New York City. His solo work includes collaborations with The Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia and the Bucks County Choral Society.