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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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July 14 th - July 28 th
2018
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Victoria
B.C.
2018 Victoria Conservatory Summer Academy Vocal Program.

Faculty :
Nancy Argenta (soprano), Artistic Director
Ingrid Attrot (soprano), Artistic Director
Daniel Taylor (countertenor)
Mel Braun (baritone)
Noemi Kiss (soprano) Kate Semmens (soprano)
Kathryn Whitney (mezzo soprano)
Robert Holliston (coach)
Steven Devine (conductor)

The main work chosen for 2018 is Handel’s great oratorio Solomon. Written in 1748,
it is one of Handel’s best-loved works, full of sublime solos,
wonderful choruses and of course the famous Entrance of the Queen of Sheba.

Finale concert: Saturday, July 28 at 7:00pm in Alix Goolden Hall.

Information: Victoria Conservatory of Music

August 18th
2018
3:00 pm
The Avondale
194 Avondale Ave
Stratford
ON N5A 6N4
Stratford Summer Music presents:

Path of Miracles

The Theatre of Early Music / Trinity Choir
under the direction of
Daniel Taylor

Information & Tickets : Stratford Summer Music

August 19th - 26th
SienAgosto Academy 2018
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, Michael Chance, Ian Partridge
and the Faculty of the SienAgosto Academy 2018

Information: Michael Chance Masterclasses

 

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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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July 5th
2018
7:30pm
Music and Beyond
Saunders Farm
7893 Bleeks Road
Munster, ON K0A 3P0
Ottawa's Music and Beyond Festival presents: Theatre of Early Music
Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Daniel Taylor conducts the Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music

Soloists :
Dido : Ellen McAteer, soprano
Belinda : Larissa Koniuk, soprano
Aeneas : Geoffrey Sirett, baritone
Sorceress : Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Sailor : Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Witches : Gena Van Oosten and Anna Sharpe
First Woman : Janelle Lucyk
Second Woman : Rebecca Genge
Third Woman : Bronwyn Thies-Thompson
Spirit : Ryan McDonald

July 5th
2018
noon, 12:00pm
Music and Beyond
Saint-François-de-Sales
799, rue Jacques-Cartier
Gatineau
QC J8T 2W1
Ottawa's Music and Beyond Festival presents:

Theatre of Early Music
Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Daniel Taylor conducts the Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music

Soloists :
Dido : Ellen McAteer, soprano
Belinda : Larissa Koniuk, soprano
Aeneas : Geoffrey Sirett, baritone
Sorceress : Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Sailor : Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Witches : Gena Van Oosten and Anna Sharpe
First Woman : Janelle Lucyk
Second Woman : Rebecca Genge
Third Woman : Bronwyn Thies-Thompson
Spirit : Ryan McDonald

July 4th
2018
7:30 pm
Music and Beyond
Dominion-Chalmers Church
355 Cooper Street
Ottawa
Canada
Music and Beyond Festival's Opening Night includes :

Theatre of Early Music
Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Daniel Taylor conducts the Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music

Soloists :
Dido : Wallis Guinta, soprano
Belinda : Larissa Koniuk, soprano
Aeneas : Geoffrey Sirett, baritone
Sorceress : Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Sailor : Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Witches : Gena Van Oosten and Anna Sharpe
First Woman: Bronwyn Thies-Thompson
Second Woman: Rebecca Genge
Spirit: Ryan McDonald

Sunday, June 24th
2018
5:00pm
Shalin Liu Perf. Ctr
Rockport, Massachusetts
Rockport Chamber Music Festival
under the new leadership of artistic director Barry Shiffman

Handel Love Duets
with Soprano Suzie LeBlanc and countertenor Daniel Taylor

accompanied by Adrian Butterfield’s Baroque Chamber Ensemble

This concert features baroque chamber orchestra music
by Purcell, Vivaldi and CPE Bach in the first half, led by violinist Adrian Butterfield,
and Love Duets by Handel in the second half.

Tuesday, 19th June, 2018
7:30 pm
St John’s Smith Square
Smith Square
London, SW1P 3HA
England
Tilford Bach Society and St John’s Smith Square present:

The London Handel Orchestra
Directed from the violin by Adrian Butterfield

The Gabrieli Consort and TEM :
The Path to Paradise: Miserere Mei

shedding light on the the golden ages of English choral music
from Purcell to Bach and Britten to Tavener.
Sopranos: Ruby Hughes, Janelle Lucyk, Bronwyn Thies-Thompson
Altos: Helen Charlston, Ryan McDonald, Daniel Taylor,
Tenors: Charles Daniels, Laurence Kilsby
Basses: Edward Grint, Alex Dobson

With thanks to the Canada Council for the Arts
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and the Ontario Arts Council for their generous support.

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Sunday, 17th June, 2018
7:00pm
All Saints Church
Tilford Road
Tilford, Surrey, GU10 2DD
England
66th Tilford Bach Festival

The London Handel Orchestra
Directed from the violin by Adrian Butterfield

The Gabrieli Consort and TEM present
The Path to Paradise: Miserere Mei

shedding light on the the golden ages of English choral music
from Purcell to Bach and Britten to Tavener.

Sopranos: Ruby Hughes, Janelle Lucyk, Bronwyn Thies-Thompson
Altos: Helen Charlston, Ryan McDonald, Daniel Taylor,
Tenors: Charles Daniels, Laurence Kilsby
Basses: Edward Grint, Alex Dobson

With thanks to the Canada Council for the Arts
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and the Ontario Arts Council for their generous support.

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Saturday, 16th June, 2018
7:30pm
St Andrews Church
Farnham GU9 7RW
England
66th Tilford Bach Festival

The London Handel Orchestra
Directed from the violin by Adrian Butterfield

The Gabrieli Consort and TEM present
The Path to Paradise: Miserere Mei

shedding light on the the golden ages of English choral music
from Purcell to Bach and Britten to Tavener.

Ellen McAteer, Daniel Taylor, Robin Blaze, Charles Daniels, Joel Allison and Alexander Dobson
Theatre of Early Music Choir, Canada

With thanks to the Canada Council for the Arts
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and the Ontario Arts Council for their generous support.

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June 12th - 15th
2018
London, UK
Sony Recording Sessions

Daniel Taylor directed The Trinity Choir

Soloists include :
Sopranos Rebecca Genge, Ellen McAteer,
Janelle Lucyk, Bronwyn Thies-Thompson
Countertenor Ryan McDonald,
Baritones Joel Allison and Alexander Dobson

Sunday, June 3rd 2018
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Paroisse catholique de Saint-Lambert
41, Lorne Ave
Saint-Lambert
QC
Festival Classica
Love Duets


Hear the most beautiful love duets from the oratorios and operas
of George Frideric Handel, performed by
soprano Suzie Leblanc and countertenor Daniel Taylor.

They will be accompanied by the Longueuil Chamber Ochestra
under the direction of Marc David.

Saturday May 12th & 19th 2018
Part 1: 2:30 pm
Part 2: 4:30 pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
111th Bethlehem Bach Festival

J S Bach: B Minor Mass

The heart of the Festival since 1900.

The Bethlehem Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

Soloists:
Cassandra Lemoine, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield, William Sharp and David Newman.

Friday May 11th & 18th 2018
8:00pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
111th Bethlehem Bach Festival
Festival Bach at 8:00


The Bethlehem Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

Cantata 21 Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis, one of Bach’s greatest Cantatas.
Festival artist in residence She-e Wu plays a transcription for
marimba of J.S. Bach’s Third Cello Suite in C Major, BWV 1009.
Handel’s Ode for Saint Cecilia’s Day

Soloists :
Cassandra Lemoine, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield, William Sharp and David Newman.

Friday May 11th & 18th 2018
4:00pm
Incarnation of Our Lord Church
617 Pierce St.
Bethlehem,
Pennsylvania 18015
USA
111th Bethlehem Bach Festival
Festival Bach at 4:00


The Bethlehem Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld
featuring
Daniel Taylor and Benjamin Butterfield and other soloists

The centerpiece of this concert is Bach’s Cantata 106,
Gottes Zeit is die allerbeste Zeit
(God’s time is the very best time).

Chorale Sing:
Arrive early for Bach at 4 and sing Bach Chorales with
Greg Funfgeld and members of the Choir before the concert.
Singers of all levels are welcome and sheet music is provided!

Friday, May 4th 2018
8:00pm
St. Jean Baptiste Church
96 Empress Avenue
Ottawa
Ottawa Bach Choir
Director: Lisette Canton


Baroque Passion

The final concert of the season features the rarely performed Passion Motets
by early German Baroque master, Heinrich Schütz,
Handel’s brilliant Dixit Dominus
and Bach’s motet, Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229.

With Ensemble Caprice baroque orchestra and Canadian soloists,
including countertenor Daniel Taylor.
The music from this concert will be recorded for the choir’s 7th CD,
due for release in 2018-19.

April 16th - 20th 2018
Stuttgart
Germany
Concert and recording with the Kammerchor Stuttgart
Director: Frieder Bernius


Soloists:
Julia Lezhneva Soprano
Daniel Taylor Alto
Tilman Lichdi Tenor
Jonathan Sells Bass

April 18th 2018
8:00pm
Walldorf Protestant Church
Johann-Jakob-Astor-Straße 1
Stuttgart
Germany
Bach and Zelenka Concert
Kammerchor Stuttgart
Director: Frieder Bernius


Jan Dismas Zelenka : Missa Sancti Josephi ZWV 14
Johann Sebastian Bach : Mass in G Minor BWV 235

Soloists:
Julia Lezhneva, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Alto
Tilman Lichdi, Tenor
Jonathan Sells, Bass

April 4th - 9th
2018
Kings College, Halifax
Daniel Taylor - Guest teaching at Kings College, Halifax with Paul Hall.
March 20th - March 25th
2018
Rogers Arena
Vancouver BC
Daniel Taylor will attend a week at the JUNOS!

JUNO Week 2018 will be hosted in Vancouver
from March 20th through March 25th, 2018.


March 4th at 7:30pm
2018
St. Basil’s Church
50 St. Joseph Street
Toronto
The University of Toronto’s Historical Performance Area
presents:

Mozart’s Requiem


Mozart’s unfinished masterpiece, the Requiem is a spiritually profound work
leading to a glorious ending of the Early Music season.

The choristers of the Ottawa Bach Choir and the York University Chamber Choir
join students from the Schola Cantorum with The Theatre of Early Music Orchestra in the sweeping
architecture of St. Basil’s Church.
Under the direction of Daniel Taylor

February 26th 2018
Arts and Letters Club
Toronto
Ontario
Daniel Taylor in recital

Sunday, 25 February 2018
7:30pm
2018
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
400 St.Paul St. East
Metro Champ-de-Mars
Montréal
The Montréal Lumière Festival presents :
The Path To Paradise
with Daniel Taylor and the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music


Hear the pure voices of the Theatre of Early Music in a
program of choral works that convey the sufferings of life and death
and a vision of paradise beyond.
Pärt, Tavener, Byrd, and Sheppard are featured in this compelling evening of a cappella masterpieces.

February 21st - 24th
2018
University of Toronto
Toronto
Daniel Taylor conducts Graduate Auditions at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

Daniel Taylor is Head of Historical Performance, Professor of Voice/Opera.
February 20th
2018
Alberta
Canada
A Private Recital of Handel Love Duets with

Soprano Suzie Leblanc and Countertenor Daniel Taylor,


Sunday, February 18th
at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
2018
Uvic Centre Farquhar Auditorium
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
Victoria Symphony
with conductor, Alexander Weimann
presents

Handel Love Duets


Experience the best of Handel’s arias and duets in this dramatic program featuring :
Soprano Suzie Leblanc and Countertenor Daniel Taylor

Saturday, February 10th at 8:00 pm
2018
Stude Concert Hall at Rice University
Houston
Texas, USA
The Houston Mercury Baroque
with conductor, Antoine Plante,
presents

George Frideric Handel

Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 5, HWV 323
"Note Cara" from Ottone, re di Germania, HWV 15
"Se il cor ti perde" from Tolomeo, HWV 25
"Caro! Bella!" from Giulio Cesare, HWV 17

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Stabat Mater

Soloists:
Soprano Dominique Labelle,
Countertenor Daniel Taylor,

 

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