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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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January 2nd - 7th
2015
Mexico
Daniel Taylor - Recital tour in Mexico (private concerts)

January 8th 2015
8:00 pm

The Gordon Best Theatre
Market Hall
216 Hunter St. W.,
Peterborough
The Brothers Plaid
Daniel Taylor performs with dancers, Bill Coleman and Mark Shaub
with Gordon Monahan: Sauerkraut Synthesizer

Information and tickets: Market Hall, Peterborough
January 14th - 17th
2015
Daniel Taylor - CD Recording Project

January 23rd
3:00pm
Kailash Mital Theatre
Southam Hall
Carleton University
Ottawa
Daniel Taylor gives a Masterclass at Carleton University, Ottawa.

Public welcome to attend
Feb 23rd 7:30pm
2015
Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours Chapel
400 Saint-Paul Street West
Champ-de-Mars Metro
Montreal
The Montreal Highlights Festival 2015 presents

The Consolation of the Heart : La consolation du cœur

Daniel Taylor directs the Orchestra, Choir and Soloists of the Theatre of Early Music

A concert dedicated to a tumultuous period in history, the 30 Year War,
featuring five German baroque composers;
Buxtehüde (1637-1707)
JC Bach (1642-1703)
Schmelzer (1623-1680)
Kuhnau (1660-1722)
and Bruhns (1665-1697).

To a suffering people music brought comfort, joy and the spiritual elevation for which they longed.
Though music at this time was the product of profoundly religious belief,
today we can appreciate these masterpieces for their intrinsic beauty,
regardless of our own personal path to faith.



Information : Montreal Highlights Festival 2015
Tickets : Ticketmaster
March 19st at 8:00 pm
March 20th at 8:00 pm
March 21st at 8:00pm
and March 22nd at 3:30 pm
Trinity-St. Paul's Centre
427, Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1X7
(one block west of the Spadina subway station)
Tafelmusik presents:

Bach St. John Passion

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir
Directed by Ivars Taurins

Julia Doyle, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Charles Daniels, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone

Information / tickets : Tafelmusik
or Tafelmusik Box Office
427 Bloor Street West, Toronto
(one block west of the Spadina subway station)
Tel: 416.964.6337 or 866-780-1064
Tuesday, March 24th 2015
at 7:30 pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
Purcell Dido And Aeneas
Consort of the Theatre of Early Music
under the direction of
Daniel Taylor,
Head of Historical Performance, U of T Faculty of Music.

A revival of the critically praised sold-out presentation of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
Award-winning choreographer Bill Coleman returns to offer his moving vision of Purcell’s
first opera supported by soloists and instrumentalists from the Theatre of Early Music.
Graduates from the Faculty of Music, sopranos Agnes Zsigovics and Ellen McAteer
lead a wonderful cast for what promises to be an unforgettable evening.

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events

Tickets : $30 adult, $20 senior, $10 student
Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or Call 416-408-0208
(serviced by the Weston Family Box Office at the TELUS Centre)
Thursday, March 26th 2015
at 7:30 pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music present

Purcell : Come Ye Sons Of Art

Choir and Orchestra of the Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music
Daniel Taylor, conductor
Michael Chance, countertenor*
Charles Daniels, tenor

A treasure trove of neglected music, Purcell’s invention is both poetic and noble,
his genius shines through every work and every note selected for this evening.
The distinguished British countertenor Michael Chance,
"a musician of impeccable and expressive vibrancy",
and the "transcendent vocal virtuosity" of the British tenor Charles Daniels
join the impressive young musicians from the Schola Cantorum and Theatre of Early Music.
Join us for this final celebration of our Season!

*Michael Chance’s performance is made possible by a generous gift from Sue Mortimer.

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events

Tickets : $30 adult, $20 senior, $10 student
Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or Call 416-408-0208
(serviced by the Weston Family Box Office at the TELUS Centre)
March 29th at 2:00pm
Bourgie Concert Hall
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
1380 Sherbrooke St. West,
Montréal, H3G 1J5
Bach Cantatas

A production of Les Idées heureuses, in collaboration wih the Arte Musica Foundation

Florian Heyerick, conductor

Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Philippe Gagné, tenor
Normand Richard, bass

Cantatas for Palm Sunday and Easter
Cantata Himmelskönig, sei willkommen, BWV 182 (Cantata for Palm Sunday)
Cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4 (Cantata for Easter)
Cantata Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot, BWV 39

Tickets : Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal

Sing-along !
The audience is invited to form a choir with the musicians and sing a chorale from one of the cantatas.
In order to prepare for this event, a brief rehearsal will be held in the Museum Lounge
(1380, rue Sherbrooke West) from 1:15 to 1:30 p.m.
All interested ticket holders are invited to attend.

 

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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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December 18th - 22nd
2014
Daniel Taylor - CD Recording Project

December 17, 2014
19h30
Liederhalle Hegelsaal
Berliner Platz 1-3, 70174 Stuttgart, Germany
Messiah
Oratorio by GF Handel

Soloists:
Julia Doyle, Daniel Taylor, David Munderloh, Peter Harvey

Kammerchor Stuttgart and Barockorchester Stuttgart
(Chamber Choir Stuttgart and Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra)
Frieder Bernius, conductor

December 15, 2014
20h45 p
Vicenza
Teatro Communale
Messiah
Oratorio by GF Handel

Soloists:
Julia Doyle, Daniel Taylor, David Munderloh, Peter Harvey

Kammerchor Stuttgart and Barockorchester Stuttgart
(Chamber Choir Stuttgart and Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra)
Frieder Bernius, conductor

December 14, 2014
17h00
Bozen
Konzerthaus
Messiah
Oratorio by GF Handel

Soloists:
Julia Doyle, Daniel Taylor, David Munderloh, Peter Harvey

Kammerchor Stuttgart and Barockorchester Stuttgart
(Chamber Choir Stuttgart and Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra)
Frieder Bernius, conductor

December 13, 2014
17h00
Brixen
Freinademetzkirche Milland
Messiah
Oratorio by GF Handel

Soloists:
Julia Doyle, Daniel Taylor, David Munderloh, Peter Harvey

Kammerchor Stuttgart and Barockorchester Stuttgart
(Chamber Choir Stuttgart and Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra)
Frieder Bernius, conductor

December 12, 2014
19h00
Schwäbisch Gmünd
Augustinuskirche
Messiah
Oratorio by GF Handel

Soloists:
Julia Doyle, Daniel Taylor, David Munderloh, Peter Harvey

Kammerchor Stuttgart and Barockorchester Stuttgart
(Chamber Choir Stuttgart and Stuttgart Baroque Orchestra)
Frieder Bernius, conductor

Sunday, December 7, 2014
4:00pm
First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
Bethlehem Bach Choir presents

2014 Christmas Concert
My soul doth magnify the Lord

J.S. Bach Cantata 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
(Heart and Mind and Life and Deeds)
Robert Parsons Ave Maria
Charles Villiers Stanford Magnificat in G
Daniel Gawthrop Mary Speaks
C.P.E. Bach Magnificat in D

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld
Soloists
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Joshua Copeland, bass-baritone

Tickets: General Admission: $36, Students $9
Saturday, December 6, 2014
8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church of Allentown
Pennsylvania
Bethlehem Bach Choir presents

2014 Christmas Concert
My soul doth magnify the Lord

J.S. Bach Cantata 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben
(Heart and Mind and Life and Deeds)
Robert Parsons Ave Maria
Charles Villiers Stanford Magnificat in G
Daniel Gawthrop Mary Speaks
C.P.E. Bach Magnificat in D

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld
Soloists
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Joshua Copeland, bass-baritone

Tickets: General Admission: $35, Students $9
Wednesday, December 3rd
7:30 pm
Christ Church Cathedral
439 Queen St
Ottawa, ON
Cathedral Arts of Ottawa 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

For this special occasion the TEM orchestra will be lead by Adrian Butterfield

Also featuring:
The York University Singers
Lisette Canton, conductor



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

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

For this special occasion the TEM orchestra will be lead by Adrian Butterfield

Also featuring:
The York University Singers
Lisette Canton, conductor



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

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.


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".

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

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

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.

 

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