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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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Sept 6th - Sept 14th 2014
Quebec City
International des musiques sacrées de Québec

Quebec International Festival of Sacred Music

Artistic Director : Daniel Taylor

Information and tickets : Quebec International Festival of Sacred Music
Sept 6th 2014
8:00pm
Saint-Dominique Church
Quebec City
International des musiques sacrées de Québec

Quebec International Festival of Sacred Music

Musica Imperialis

Wiener Akademie (Vienna, Austria)
Martin Haselböck, director

Works by Haydn, Fux, Biber, Mozart and Handel

Soprano Dominique Labelle and counter-tenor Daniel Taylor,
Artistic Director of the Quebec International Festival of Sacred Music,
join the Wiener Akademie for an evening rich in emotions.
An evening made possible thanks to the 350th Anniversary of Notre-Dame de Québec.

Information and tickets : Quebec International Festival of Sacred Music
Sept 18th 2014
12:10 pm
Walter Hall
University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park
Toronto
University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, Thursdays at Noon Series

Music and Poetry 20th Anniversary Concert

The year 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Music and Poetry series
founded in 1994 by Eric Domville and the late John Hawkins.
To celebrate this milestone, this concert is a recreation of the inaugural concert on October 20, 1994
and will feature two illustrious alumni,
tenor Michael Colvin and baritone James Westman,
who took part in the original concert.
Eric Domville, Professor Emeritus of English at Trinity College will reprise his role as speaker.
They will be joined by faculty members Daniel Taylor and Steven Philcox.

Program to feature Britten’s Canticles II (Abraham and Isaac, Op. 51)
and IV (Journey of the Three Magi, Op. 86).

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events Calendar

Admission : Free

Friday, October 24th
7:30 pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
Benefit Concert For The Historical Performance Area
Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

Händel Love Duets

Suzie Leblanc, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor and Director
Adrian Butterfield, Violin solo
John Leberg, Narrator

Accompanied by the musicians of the Theatre of Early Music,
the Faculty of Music's "Visiting Ensemble-in-Residence",
led by the brilliant UK violinist Adrian Butterfield.

Early Italian works from Monteverdi and Cavalli compliment Händel’s famous works.

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events - Brochure & Calendar

Regular Tickets : $40, $25 senior, $10 student
Royal Conservatory of Music
or call 416-408-0208
(serviced by the Weston Family Box Office at the TELUS Centre)

This event's donations will be dedicated to support the studies
of the students enrolled in the Historical Performance Area.
For information on donations, VIP seating and reception with the artists please contact :

Bruce Blandford, Director of Advancement : 416-946-3145

Saturday, October 25th
7:30 pm
Central United Church
Stratford
Music and Opera Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a Gala Concert of Baroque Opera

Händel Love Duets

Suzie Leblanc, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor and Director
Adrian Butterfield, Violin solo
Martha Henry, narrator - 2014 Stratford Festival Legacy Award winner

Accompanied by the musicians of the Theatre of Early Music,
led by the brilliant UK violinist Adrian Butterfield.

Early Italian works from the operas of Monteverdi and Händel

Tickets : Adults $45 - Students $20
Music and Opera Appreciation, Stratford
or Beginning September 9 tickets can be purchased at Fanfare Books,
TicketWindow 519-957-2640/1-877-700-3130 or
MOA at 226-921-0082 or 519-284-4814
Sunday November 2nd 2014
4:00pm
Kennedy Centre Concert Hall,
Washington, DC
Choral Arts presents
J.S. Bach : Mass in B Minor

Daniel Taylor performs with the Choral Arts Chorus
Scott Tucker, conductor

Information : Choral Arts

Tickets now available:
Choral arts Box office 202.244.3669
Kennedy Center Box Office 2020.467.4600
Saturday, November 8th
7:30 pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music present :

Path To Paradise

Schola Cantorum, the University of Toronto’s early music vocal ensemble
and the renowned Theatre of Early Music under the direction of
Daniel Taylor,
Head of Historical Performance, U of T Faculty of Music.


Here we explore the works of Palestrina, Taverner, Britten, Tallis as well as
a work by the celebrated choreographers David Earle and James Kudelka.
For this event, dancers from Coleman, Lemieux & Company join us for
Bryar’s "Jesus Blood Never Failed Me" and Allegri’s forbidden "Miserere".

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events - Brochure & Calendar

Tickets: $30, $20 senior, $10 student

Royal Conservatory of Music
or call 416-408-0208
(serviced by the Weston Family Box Office at the TELUS Centre)

Sunday, November 9th 2014
at 7:30 pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music present

"Vivat Rex"
The Coronation of King George II

Schola Cantorum, the University of Toronto’s early music vocal ensemble
and the renowned Theatre of Early Music under the direction of
Daniel Taylor,
Head of Historical Performance, U of T Faculty of Music.

A revival of the Schola Cantorum and TEM’s critically praised sold-out presentation of the Coronation Service!
Cristina Zacharias’ beautiful violin leads our Orchestra.


Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events - Brochure & Calendar

Tickets: $30, $20 senior, $10 student

Royal Conservatory of Music
or call 416-408-0208
(serviced by the Weston Family Box Office at the TELUS Centre)

Tuesday, December 2nd
7:30 pm
Christ Church Cathedral
1444 Avenue Union
Métro McGill
Montréal
Québec,
The Montreal Bach Festival presents:

The Coronation of King George II

Schola Cantorum,
the University of Toronto’s early music vocal ensemble
and the renowned Theatre of Early Music
under the direction of
Daniel Taylor,
Head of Historical Performance, U of T Faculty of Music.

Music of Gibbons, Purcell, Tallis and Handel to reconstruct
the magnificent evening honouring King George II.

Information / Tickets : Montreal Bach Festival

 

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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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August 31 st 2014
8:00pm
Québecor Stage
Place Saint-Bernard
Mont Tremblant
Québec
La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant

Angèle Dubeau & Friends!

Quebec violin virtuoso Angèle Dubeau and her orchestra La Pietà will perform with friends,
Montreal pianist and composer Alain Lefèvre
countertenor, Daniel Taylor and soprano, Ellen McAteer

La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant celebrates its 16th edition.
August 29 th - Sept 1st 2014
More than 50 free outdoor concerts

Information : La Fête de la Musique de Tremblant
July 25 to August 10
2014
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Victoria
B.C.
Daniel Taylor joins the faculty at the Summer Vocal Academy Oratorio Program

Information: Victoria Conservatory of Music
July 3 - 9
2014
UK
Daniel Taylor, the Theatre of Early Music and the Schola Cantorum
join the famous Gabrieli Consort for concerts and a recording project in the UK

More details later
June 15 - 27
2014
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin
Ohio
Daniel Taylor joins the Faculty of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music for their Baroque Performance Institute

Information: Oberlin Conservatory of Music
June 7th, 2014
8:00pm

First Metropolitan United Church
Victoria
Theodora - G.F. Handel

The Victoria Philharmonic choir and Music Director, Peter Butterfield

present a rare performance of Handel's own favourite oratorio
with a baroque orchestra led by violinist Mark Lupin.

Soloists:
Nancy Argenta (soprano), Daniel Taylor (countertenor),
Sarah Fryer (mezzo soprano), Benjamin Butterfield (tenor) and Andrew Greenwood (bass).

May 22, 2014
8:00-10:00pm

McPherson Playhouse
#3 Centennial Square
Victoria
BC, V8W 1P5
Victoria Conservatory of Music and Vox Humana present
"Then and Now"

The Victoria Conservatory of Music is programming a unique pairing of choral masterworks :
J.S. Bach’s Magnificat
and the Berliner Messe by the contemporary Estonian composer, Arvo Pärt.

Brian Wismath conducts Vox Humana, the city’s leading chamber choir, and their 24 glorious voices will be joined by two dozen members of the Victoria Symphony for this performance.

Soloists:
Nancy Argenta (soprano), Daniel Taylor (countertenor) and Benjamin Butterfield (tenor)

May 17 2014
3:00 pm
Eric Harvie Theatre
Banff Centre for the Arts
Alberta
Banff Centre for the Arts presents:
The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee

Daniel Taylor joins with some of Calgary’s best professional artists to create this magical presentation, based on the award-winning CD.

This production also features dozens of kids from Banff Elementary School.
Recommended for children ages 5-12, but created with the entire family in mind.

May 3 & 10, 2014
Part 1: 2:30 pm
Part 2: 4:30 pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
107th Bethlehem Bach Festival

J S Bach: B Minor Mass
The heart of the Festival since 1900.

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield,
William Sharp and Daniel Lichti.

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

May 2 & 9, 2014
4:00pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
107th Bethlehem Bach Festival

J S Bach:
Two of Bach’s most gem-like masterpieces,
Cantata 106 (God’s time is the very best time) and
Cantata 131 (Out of darkness I call, Lord, on Thee)
are performed by ensembles from The Choir.
Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, Daniel Taylor, Benjamin Butterfield and William Sharp.


Our Canadian friend, Daniel Lichti, celebrates his 40th anniversary as a professional singer
with a performance of Bach’s sublime Cantata 56 (The cross shall be my welcome burden)
May 2 & 9, 2014
8:00pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
107th Bethlehem Bach Festival

Three Works by Bach:
Cantata 19 (There arose a great strife), written for the Feast of Saint Michael,
explores the eternal theme of the battle between good and evil;
Cantata 78 includes the famous duet (We race with weak but eager strides)
sung by soprano Agnes Zsigovics and counter tenor Daniel Taylor
and Bach’s immortal Cantata 34 (O light everlasting) ends with the great chorus proclaiming "Peace be to Israel."

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield,
William Sharp and Daniel Lichti.

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

April 12 & 13, 2014
2.00 PM

First United Church
16 William Street West
Waterloo ON, N2L 1J3
Handel’s Messiah

Nota Bene Baroque Players Orchestra and Choir
Howard Dyck, conductor

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics (soprano), Daniel Taylor (countertenor)
Michael Schade (tenor), Sean Watson (bass-baritone)
John Thiessen (Baroque trumpet)

Sunday, 6 April 2014
4.00 PM

Cathedral Church of All Saints
1330 Martello Street
Halifax
NS
Bach’s St Matthew Passion

University of King’s College Chapel Choir, directed by Paul Halley,
Ensemble Regale, led by David Greenberg
The boys of Capella Regalis
Soloists:
Rufus Muller (Evangelist), Dion Mazerolle (Jesus),
Tyler Duncan (Pilate), Hélène Brunet (soprano), Sarah E. Myatt (mezzo soprano),
Daniel Taylor (countertenor), and Marc Molomot (tenor).

Saturday, 5 April 2014
4.00 PM

St John's Anglican Church
Lunenburg
NS
Bach’s St Matthew Passion

University of King’s College Chapel Choir, directed by Paul Halley
Ensemble Regale, led by David Greenberg
The boys of Capella Regalis

Soloists:
Rufus Muller (Evangelist), Dion Mazerolle (Jesus),
Tyler Duncan (Pilate), Hélène Brunet (soprano), Sarah E. Myatt (mezzo soprano),
Daniel Taylor (countertenor), and Marc Molomot (tenor).

Sunday, March 30th 2014
at 7:30 pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music present

Schütz: Musikalische Exequien

Schola Cantorum, the University of Toronto’s early music vocal ensemble
and the renowned Theatre of Early Music
under the direction of
Daniel Taylor, Head of Historical Performance, U of T Faculty of Music.

Programme:
Heinrich Schütz: Musikalische Exequien (Musical Funeral Rites)
Dieterich Buxtehude: Jesu Meines Lebens Leben

 

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