Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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

Information :
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
July 25 th - August 2nd
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Victoria, BC
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.

Information/registration :
Victoria Conservatory of Music


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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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May 29th - 31st 2020
Fifth Annual Toronto Bach Festival

Artistic Director : John Abberger


Friday May 29th 2020
at 8:00pm
St. Barnabas-on-the-Danforth
361 Danforth Avenue
(at Hampton Ave., TTC Chester)
Fifth Annual Toronto Bach Festival
Air On The G String

The Toronto Bach Festival Orchestra
Directed by John Abberger

Julia Wedman, orchestra leader
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Nicholas Burns, countertenor
Charles Daniels, tenor
Joel Allison, bass
John Abberger, oboe

Concerto for Oboe in G minor, after BWV 1056
Cantata Alles, was von Gott geboren, BWV 80a
Cantata Wachet! betet!, BWV 70
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068


Sunday May 31st 2020
at 4:00pm
Eastminster United Church
310 Danforth Av, Toronto, ON M4K 1N6
Fifth Annual Toronto Bach Festival
J S Bach : Mass In B Minor BWV 232

The Toronto Bach Festival Singers and Orchestra
Directed by renowned conductor and Bach scholar John Butt,
this iconic work is presented as it was in the composer’s time with an intimate ensemble,
to bring you a performance of the utmost clarity and brilliance.

Soloists :
Hélène Brunet, soprano
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Charles Daniels, tenor
Joel Allison, bass-baritone


April 3rd 2020
St. James Anglican Church
137 Melville Street
Dundas, ON L9H 2A6

April 4th 2020
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
King St. W. & Simcoe St.,
(Opposite Roy Thomson Hall),

April 5th 2020
First United Church
16 William St W,
Waterloo, ON N2L 1J3

Nota Bene Baroque Players and Singers
Palm Sunday Weekend - Handel's Messiah

under the direction of Howard Dyck

Suzie Leblanc, soprano
Daniel Taylor, counter-tenor
Colin Ainsworth, tenor
Russell Braun, baritone


March 29th 2020
at 4:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
2344 Center Street,

Pennsylvania 18017
The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and the Bach Festival Orchestra
present J.S. Bach’s Easter Oratorio
and Part Two of Handel’s Messiah.

Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, counter-tenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld


March 20th and 21st 2020
at 7:30 pm
Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church
427 Bloor Street West
Toronto, M5S 1X7
The University of Toronto’s
Historical Performance Doctor of Musical Arts cohort presents:
Handel’s Giulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare is Handel’s greatest heroic opera exploring the passionate struggle
between life and death, love and betrayal.
Daniel Taylor conducts this remarkable work

Made possible in part by a generous gift from the Richard Phillips Baroque Oratorio Fund.

Saturday March 7th 2020
at 7:30pm
The Spire
82 Sydenham St.
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
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
University of 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

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.

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
Pheonix Region
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

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

Saturday, December 7th 2019
First Presbyterian Church
3231 Tilghman Street

Sunday, December 8th 2019
First Presbyterian Church
2344 Center Street,

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

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

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

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

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
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
at 7:30pm
Trinity St-Paul’s
427 Bloor St.W.
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
at 2:00pm
Leith Church
Owen Sound
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
at 8:00pm
Leith Church
Owen Sound
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
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 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
at 2:00 PM
St. John's Church
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
Church of the Redeemer
162 Bloor St W
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
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
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
at 7:30 PM
Gambrel Barn
7454 Wellington Rd No 21
Elora Festival 40th Anniversary Gala

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

July 6th
7:30 pm
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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