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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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Sessions begin online on February 6th, 2021
One World Baroque’s presentation of Part 1 of
J.S. Bach’s magnificent masterwork, The St Matthew Passion.

Please join Daniel Taylor, Music Director
who will be leading a Global Virtual Baroque Choir and Orchestra


Sessions begin online on February 6th, 2021, but will be recorded to watch at your leisure.

Project finishes with a live video broadcast of Part 1 of J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion on the One World Baroque YouTube Channel on Good Friday with the One World Baroque Virtual Chorus singing the stunning chorales and choruses of this dramatic part of the Passion story.

The St Matthew Passion Project is divided into two main parts:
Part 1. The ST MATTHEW PASSION PROJECT,
which takes the form of weekly rehearals on Saturdays through mid-March,
with workshops and sectionals mid-week; and
Part 2. The PASSION SCHOOL,
a week-long intensive day school for both amateur and career-track choristers beginning on February 27.

Information / registration: One World Baroque

Series of 9 month-long projects

with on line rehearsals
which may be viewed at any time.
plus Live Concert broadcasts

Sing the North

Individuals or choirs are invited to join Kathryn Whitney, Artistic Director and
Daniel Taylor, Music Director who will be leading
a series of 9 concerts from many regions across Canada


Theatre of Early Music and students from the University of Toronto’s Historical Performance department form the core of the choirs.

Projects for spring 2021 will be announced soon.

Information / registration: Sing the North Project

 

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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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Sunday, December 17,
2020 at 7:00 p.m. (EST)

which may be viewed later until Dec 26th.
Tafelmusik presents:
Handel's Messiah
under direction of Ivars Taurins


We are delighted to announce Sing-Along Messiah on Screen:
a free virtual version for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Captured live at Koerner Hall in 2010, this video of Messiah excerpts features Mr.Handel himself leading Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir and an audience of 1000 enthusiastic "sing-alongers"

Soloists: Suzie LeBlanc, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor
Rufus Müller, Tenor
Locky Chung, Baritone

Information and links : Tafelmusik

Sunday, December 13,
2020 at 2:00 p.m. (EST)

which may be viewed later until Dec 31st.
Handel's Messiah
L'Harmonie des Saisons
with Directors : Eric Milnes and Mélisande Corriveau

invite you to enjoy a streaming season including this concert on Dec 13th,
which may be streamed until Dec 31st.

Soloists: Hélène Brunet, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor
Philippe Gagné, Tenor
Jonathon Adams, Baritone

Tickets : L'Harmonie des Saisons

Thursday, December 3,
2020 at 1:30 p.m. (EST)

which may be viewed later at any time.
The Power of Music:
A Conversation with Classical Musicians Lisette Canton and Daniel Taylor


Tune in for a live virtual conversation between the Governor General and her guests,
Lisette Canton, Choral and Orchestral Conductor,
and Daniel Taylor, Countertenor and Conductor, Professor of Music.

Simultaneous interpretation of the discussion in French will also be made on their French page.

Watch anytime : Governor General website

Sessions begin online on November 7th, 2020
One World Baroque’s presentation of Handel’s Messiah, First Part

Please join Daniel Taylor, Music Director
who will be leading a Global Virtual Baroque Choir and Orchestra


Theatre of Early Music and students from the University of Toronto’s Historical Performance form the core of the choirs.

This virtual concert will feature an amazing group of international soloists:
Sopranos Julia Doyle and Andriana Chuchman
Mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau
Tenor Charles Daniels
Bass-baritone John Relyea

Sessions begin online on November 7th, 2020, but will be recorded to watch at your leisure.
Singers will meet once a week to practice their parts, with unlimited access to expert discussions, choral performance workshops, musical technical support, and a suite of backing-track videos to assist in the learning and recording process.
The project will culminate in a live virtual concert broadcast on the One World Baroque YouTube Channel, on December 20th (date to be confirmed) with our choristers singing along live from their homes around the world.

You have two participation options:
1. Christmas section of Messiah (including the Hallelujah Chorus): $99 CAD
2. Hallelujah Chorus Only: $39 CAD

Information / registration: One World Baroque

Series of 9 month-long projects

with on line rehearsals
which may be viewed at any time.
plus Live Concert broadcasts

Sing the North

Individuals or choirs are invited to join Kathryn Whitney, Artistic Director and
Daniel Taylor, Music Director who will be leading
a series of 9 concerts from many regions across Canada


Theatre of Early Music and students from the University of Toronto’s Historical Performance department form the core of the choirs.

Series started with Aurora, a 9 part SATB a cappella piece depicting the stunning spectacle of the Aurora Borealis.

Information / registration: Sing the North Project

July 25 th - August 2nd
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Victoria, BC
BAROQUE CHORAL COURSE ONLINE
Join Daniel Taylor in an online performance of the Bach Magnificat in cooperation with the Victoria Conservatory of Music!

Everyone is welcome. Full-time and Part-time streams available.
Singers around the world, join us to raise your voice on a new international course on Bach's choral music this summer!
All sessions are recorded and available to watch at any time.

June 22 nd - 28th
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, Ohio.
USA
Join Daniel Taylor online for study at the wonderful Oberlin Conservatory of Music!

Saturday March 7th 2020
at 7:30pm
The Spire
82 Sydenham St.
Kingston
Ontario
Spirit and Soul
Cantabile welcomes Daniel Taylor and his professional ensemble
The Theatre of Early Music

Daniel Taylor brings the chorister-soloists from the Theatre of Early Music >
to Kingston to join the 150 voices of the massed choirs of Cantabile.
As guest conductor, Taylor offers his expertise as Cantabile explores repertoire from the
Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well as contemporary works by John Tavener and Arvo Pärt.

Friday, February 28th 2020
at 7:30pm
St. Anne’s Anglican Church
270 Gladstone Avenue
Toronto
University of Toronto Faculty of Music presents:
The Rachmaninoff Vespers - Slavic Chants
The All-Night Vigil is perhaps Sergei Rachmaninoff’s greatest choral masterpiece,
a lush and transcendent setting of traditional texts from the canonical hours of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Written in 1915, its magnificent, soaring movements derive from ancient Kievan and Byzantine chants,
many of which will be presented in this concert together with Rachmaninoff’s settings.

The acclaimed Clarion Choir of New York join the Schola Cantorum
under the direction of guest conductor Steven Fox.

February 17st - 24th
2020
University of Toronto
Toronto
Daniel Taylor conducts Auditions in Opera, Voice and Historical Performance
at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

Daniel Taylor is Head of Historical Performance, Professor of Voice/Opera.
Sunday, January 26th 2020
at 2:30pm
Bourgie Concert Hall
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
1380 Sherbrooke St. West,
Montréal, H3G 1J5
The Arte Musica Foundation
continues its complete concert presentation of
the sacred cantatas of J. S. Bach, year six.

The Theatre of Early Music,
under the direction of Daniel Taylor


Soloists:
Rebecca Genge, soprano
Janelle Lucyk, soprano
Bronwyn Thies-Thompson, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor,
Charles Daniels, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone

Programme: J. S. Bach, Cantatas:

Sie werden euch in den Bann tun, BWV 44
Christus, der ist mein Leben, BWV 95
Ich lebe, mein Herze, zu deinem Ergötzen, BWV 145
Ich steh, mit einem Fuss im Grabe, BWV 156

Friday, January 24th 2020
at 7:30pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto Faculty of Music
Toronto M5S 3K7
University of Toronto Faculty of Music presents:
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

UK soloists, tenor Charles Daniels and baritone Peter Harvey,
join musicians from the Collegium Musicum and
students from the Historical Performance area
for an evening of Bach Cantatas.

Soloists:
Rebecca Genge, soprano
Ryan McDonald, countertenor
Charles Daniels, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone
Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music
Daniel Taylor, conductor

Programme: J. S. Bach, Cantatas 140 and 7

Monday, December 16th
2019 at 7:30 pm
Emmanuel United Church East
(formerly George St. United Church)
534 George Street North
Peterborough, ON
Peterborough Singers
Sydney Birrell, conductor

Händel: Messiah


Featuring: Daniel Taylor, countertenor,
with twelve of his carefully chosen University of Toronto,
Historical Performance graduate students, who will sing the solo roles.

Ian Sadler, organ
Paul Otway, trumpet
Stan Ewing, tympani

December 11, 12, 13 14 and 15th
2019
Pheonix Region
Arizona
Händel: Messiah

The Phoenix Symphony and the Phoenix Symphony Chorus
with Matthew Kasper, conductor


Join The Phoenix Symphony, The Phoenix Symphony Chorus,
and world-class soloists for the annual holiday favorite, Handel’s Messiah
Performed in five locations:

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Scottsdale Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Paradise Valley United Methodist Church at 7:30 pm

Friday, December 13, 2019
Mesa Arts Center at 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 14, 2019
American Lutheran Church at 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Pinnacle Presbyterian Church at 3:00 pm

Soloists:
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Norman Shankle, tenor
Richard Ollarsaba, bass-baritone

Saturday, December 7th 2019
8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
3231 Tilghman Street
Allentown

Sunday, December 8th 2019
4:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
2344 Center Street,
Bethlehem

Pennsylvania
USA
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and the Bach Festival Orchestra
present our annual tradition, offering music that celebrates
the season of Advent and Christmas.

J S Bach: Magnificat
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Messiah, Part One

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, counter-tenor
Isaiah Bell, tenor
David Newman, bass-baritone

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

November 8th - 12th
2019
Teatro Colón
Cerrito 628, C1010
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Gluck : Orfeo and Euridice

Starring:
Euridice : Marisú Pavón
Orfeo : Daniel Taylor
Amor: Ellen McAteer

Orquesta Estable Del Teatro Colón
Guest conductor : Manuel Coves
Coro Estable Del Teatro Colón
Chorus master : Miguel Martínez

The complete performance schedule is:
Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00pm

October 26 th
2019
at 3:00pm
St. John’s Lutheran Church
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Daniel Taylor conducts the Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music in
The Coronation of King George II
in a gala concert for the Bethlehem Bach Festival


Artistic director and countertenor Daniel Taylor
is a frequent and warmly regarded Bach Choir soloist.
In creating the coronation, Taylor and his musicians deliver orchestral
and choral pageantry that includes Renaissance to Baroque
to present-day compositions.
Sunday, October 13, 2019
1:30 pm
Kingston Road United Church
975 Kingston Road
Toronto, ON M4E 1T1
The Passionate Voice
Counter-tenor, Baritone and Bass


Daniel Taylor joins
Russell Braun, Baritone and Gary Relyea, Bass-Baritone
and their protégés:
César Aguilar, Nicholas Burns, Ryan MacDonald,
Andrew Lieflander and William Constable.

Accompanied by Miguel Brito and Michael Rose, pianists.

October 11 th
2019
at 7:30pm
Trinity St-Paul’s
427 Bloor St.W.
Toronto
Ontario ON M5S 1X7
(one block west of
Spadina subway station)
Neil Crory Memorial Concert

Daniel Taylor appears with Ben Heppner, Adrienne Piezonka,
Tracy Dahl, Benjamin Butterfield, Isaiah Bell,
the Toronto Symphony and Tafelmusik
as part of the Neil Crory Memorial Concert



September 22 nd
2019
at 2:00pm
Leith Church
Owen Sound
Ontario
Sweetwater Festival Sunday matinee

The Festival concludes with a performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria
featuring University of Toronto’s Schola Cantorum Choir
with countertenor Daniel Taylor and soprano Ellen McAteer,
all directed by Kenneth Slowik.

Violinists Mark Fewer and Edwin Huizinga and an all-star line-up
will also perform Haydn's String Quartet Opus 77, No. 2
and a few other musical treats to wrap up our 16th Festival.



September 20 th
2019
at 8:00pm
Leith Church
Owen Sound
Ontario
Sweetwater Festival 16th Opening Gala

An early music extravaganza featuring
countertenor Daniel Taylor, soprano Ellen McAteer,
violinists Adrian Butterfield and Mark Fewer,
flutist Rachel Brown and harpsichordist Kenneth Slowik.
The entire evening concert features the music of Handel.

Information / tickets : Sweetwater Festival
September 13th
2019
St. Paul's Chapel
of Trinity Church Wall Street
209 Broadway, New York,
NY 10007, USA
Trinity Wall-Street :
Celebrating 10 Years of Musical Innovation


The opening weekend sees the debut of Trinity’s new
Candlelight Baroque series in St. Paul’s Chapel
featuring renowned early music artists;
Daniel Taylor with Soprano Molly Netter
and lutenist, Sylvain Bergeron.

August 19 th - 25th
SienAgosto Academy 2019
Siena
Italy
Siena Art Institute in collaboration with the Siena School for Liberal Arts present :
Recitals, Lectures and Masterclasses.

Daniel Taylor joins
Lynn Dawson, Deborah York, Elisabeth Priday, Michael Chance, Ian Partridge
and the Faculty of the SienAgosto Academy 2019

July 21st
2019
at 2:00 PM
St. John's Church
Elora
Ontario
Elora Festival
Daniel Taylor, Charles Daniels and Ellen McAteer in recital


Internationally renowned countertenor Daniel Taylor is back by popular demand,
bringing English tenor, Charles Daniels, to Elora for the first time.

Steven Philcox, piano

July 18th
7:30pm
2019
Church of the Redeemer
162 Bloor St W
Toronto
Ontario
Toronto Summer Music Festival

Voices Across the Atlantic


Daniel Taylor, countertenor and conductor
Charles Daniels, tenor
Steven Philcox, harpsichord
TSM Academy Fellows

Barber: Dover Beach, Op. 3
Brahms: Four Quartets, Op. 92
Britten: Canticle No. 2, Abraham and Isaac Op. 51
Britten: Canticle No. 4, The Journey of the Magi Op. 86
Monteverdi: Madrigals (selections)

July 17th
7:30 pm
2019
Dominion-Chalmers
Ottawa
Ontario
Music and Beyond presents:
Brian Law Gala


Daniel Taylor and Ellen McAteer will participate in this event
featuring Brian Law conducting multiple choirs
see web site for information

July 15th - 20th
2019
Toronto
Ontario
Toronto Summer Music Festival
Daniel Taylor joins the Faculty of the Toronto Summer Music Festival
with Jonathan Crow
to sing Handel and Monteverdi, conduct and instruct voice.

July 12th
2019
at 7:30 PM
Gambrel Barn
7454 Wellington Rd No 21
Elora
Ontario
Elora Festival 40th Anniversary Gala

Daniel Taylor will participate in this spectacular 40th Anniversary opening night

July 6th
7:30 pm
2019
Dominion-Chalmers
Ottawa
Ontario
Music and Beyond presents:
Dixit Dominus
A Handel Celebration


Handel - The Ways of Zion Do Mourn
Handel - Dixit Dominus

The Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music
Daniel Taylor, Artistic Director

Meghan Lindsay, soprano
Sinead White, soprano
Lillian Brooks, mezzo-soprano
Charles Daniels, tenor
Geoffrey Sirett, baritone

 

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