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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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September 4th - 5th
University of Toronto
Toronto
Daniel Taylor conducts auditions at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

Professor Daniel Taylor is the Head of Historical Performance in the Faculty of Music.
September 16th
2:00pm
Elliott Hall at Christ Church Deer Park
Toronto
( entrance to the Hall is on Heath St.)
1570 Yonge Street,
(2 blocks north of St. Clair Ave. at Heath St.)
free parking on the street.
TTC: go to St. Clair station and walk north.
CAMMAC reading of Handel’s Israel in Egypt:
Daniel Taylor is the guest conductor.

Reading begins at 2:00pm sharp, and ends at 4:30pm.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to set up
so that the Reading can begin on time!

Information: CAMMAC
September 21st - 23rd
2018
Schulich School of Music
McGill University
555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal
Quebec
Opera’s Changing Worlds:
Education and Artist Training Summit


Daniel Taylor will be a guest speaker at Canada's first annual
Education and Artist Training Summit
hosted by Opera.ca, Opéra de Montreal, and Opera McGill.
Taking place at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University
the Summit will focus on the future of opera in Canada and the training
of young artists in an ever-evolving industry.

"The goal of the Summit is to launch a holistic conversation on opera artist training,
career path planning, and discovering new opportunities for working together nationally."

Information and registration: Opera.ca

Please note: The Summit is open only to Members and Affiliates of Opera.ca.

September 28th - 30th
2018
Trinity College Chapel
6 Hoskin Avenue
University of Toronto Faculty of Music
Toronto
The Fourth Toronto Fall Baroque Academy at the University of Toronto

Musicians from Tafelmusik, Theatre of Early Music,
Schola Cantorum and Collegium Musicum present:
Handel’s Dixit Dominus,
featuring double choir and orchestra.

Soprano Karina Gauvin, Mezzo-Soprano, Krisztina Szabo
and Conductor/Lead Violinist Jeanne Lamon
join Professor Daniel Taylor
and students from the Voice, Opera and Historical Performance Area.

A Final concert will be performed on

September 30 at 7pm in Trinity Chapel.


Information and tickets: University of Toronto Events

October 25th - November 3rd
2018
Elgin Theatre,
189 Yonge St.
Toronto
Opera Atelier presents:
Charpentier Actéon and Rameau Pygmalion


Starring:
Colin Ainsworth (Actéon & Pygmalion), Mireille Asselin (Diana & Amour),
Allyson McHardy (Juno & Céphise), Jesse Blumberg, Christopher Enns,
Meghan Lindsay, Cynthia Smithers and Anna Sharpe.

With Artists of Atelier Ballet and
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (Elisa Citterio, Music Director)
under the baton of David Fallis.

The Chorus of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum,
along with members of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music,
under the direction of Daniel Taylor,
Head Vocal Consultant and Chorus Master .

The complete performance schedule for Actéon & Pygmalion is:
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 4:30pm

Information and tickets: Opera Atelier

 

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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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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


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

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.

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.

 

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