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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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November 28th - December 4
2016
San Francisco
CA
CD recording and four concerts (listed below)
Handel : Joshua
with The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and
Philharmonia Baroque Chorale, under the direction of Nicolas McGegan

Thursday December 1
2016 at 7:00 pm
Herbst Theatre
War Memorial Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco
CA 94102
The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and
Philharmonia Baroque Chorale
Conductor, Nicolas McGegan
Chorale director, Bruce Lamott

Handel : Joshua

Soloists:
Yulia Van Doren, Daniel Taylor, Thomas Cooley and William Berger

Free Pre-concert talk at 6:15pm

Information / tickets : Philharmonia Baroque

Friday December 2
2016 at 7:30 pm
First United Methodist Church
625 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and
Philharmonia Baroque Chorale
Conductor, Nicolas McGegan
Chorale director, Bruce Lamott

Handel : Joshua

Soloists:
Yulia Van Doren, Daniel Taylor, Thomas Cooley and William Berger

Free Pre-concert talk at 6:45pm

Information / tickets : Philharmonia Baroque

Saturday December 3
2016 at 7:00pm
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and
Philharmonia Baroque Chorale
Conductor, Nicolas McGegan
Chorale director, Bruce Lamott

Handel : Joshua

Soloists:
Yulia Van Doren, Daniel Taylor, Thomas Cooley and William Berger

Free Pre-concert talk at 6:15pm

Information / tickets : Philharmonia Baroque

Sunday December 4
2016 at 4:00pm
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and
Philharmonia Baroque Chorale
Conductor, Nicolas McGegan
Chorale director, Bruce Lamott

Handel : Joshua

Soloists:
Yulia Van Doren, Daniel Taylor, Thomas Cooley and William Berger

Free Pre-concert talk at 3:15pm

Information / tickets : Philharmonia Baroque

Dec 9th & Dec 10th
2016 at 7:30 pm
December 11, 2016
(Sing-Along) 2:00pm
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary, AB
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and Calgary Philharmonic Chorus
Conductor, Nicholas McGegan

Händel: Messiah
Soloists:
Dominique Labelle, Daniel Taylor, Isaiah Bell and Alexander Dobson

Information / tickets : Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
or Tel: 403.571.0849
December 16th and 17th
2016 at 8:00 pm
Basilica of St John the Baptist
St. John's
Newfoundland
Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic choir

Händel: Messiah

Marc David, conductor
Douglas Dunsmore, choral director

Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Geoffrey Sirett, baritone

Information / tickets : Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra
December 19th
2016 at 7:30 pm
George St. United Church
534 George Street North
Peterborough, ON
Peterborough Singers
Sydney Birrell, conductor

Händel: Messiah

Soloists:
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Jacob Abrahamse, tenor
Joel Allison, baritone
Ian Sadler, organ
Paul Otway, trumpet
Stan Ewing, tympani

Information / tickets : Peterborough Singers
Thursday January 12th
2017
at 8:00pm
and Saturday January 14th
at 7:30pm
L'église Sainte-Famille
560, boul. Marie-Victorin
Boucherville Qc
Passion Lyrique
Ochestre Symphonique de Longueuil
Intimate Concert Series
Marc David, conductor

Soprano Suzie LeBlanc and Daniel Taylor in Recital

Information / Tickets: Ochestre Symphonique de Longueuil
January 16th 2017
Arts and Letters Club
Toronto
Daniel Taylor in recital

Information : Arts and Letters Club

January 21st 2017
8:00pm
St. Jude’s Anglican Church
160 William Street
Oakville, ON L6J 1C5
Oakville Concert Series
St. Jude’s Celebration of the Arts presents
Four Thousand Winter

Daniel Taylor and the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music

Information : St. Jude's Celebration of the Arts

Tickets : Eventbrite
January 26 to 28th
2017
Montreal
Daniel Taylor - Private Recitals in Montreal

Saturday February 4th
2017 at 7:30 pm
and Sunday February 5th
at 2:00 pm
St. Andrew's United Church
Halifax
NS
Symphony Nova Scotia presents
Great Handel Love Duets

Soprano Ellen McAteer and Daniel Taylor in Recital
with Symphony Nova Scotia, leader,Jeanne Lamon

Handel: Duets from Ester, Julius Caesar, Rinaldo, Rodelinda, Tolomeo and Theodora

Information / Tickets: Symphony Nova Scotia

 

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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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Friday, November 25th
2016 at 7:30 pm
St-Leon de Westmount Church
4311 de Maisonneuve Blvd West
Westmount
Montréal
QC H3Z 1L1
The Festival Bach Montréal presents:

Hymns of Winter

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

Known for his breathtaking passion and dedication to excellence,
world-renowned countertenor Daniel Taylor returns with the Hymns of Winter,
a profoundly beautiful journey from the Middle-Ages to the present
which features stunning choral pieces of winter and seasonal music.
This eloquent sequence of choral masterpieces, full of emotion and simplicity,
reminds us that the longing for what is absent may be found in the beauty of the present.

November 25
2016
CD Launch - The Tree of Life - New Recording for SONY with the Trinity Choir

November 20th
7:30 pm
St. Basilís Church
50 St. Joseph Street
Toronto
The University of Toronto’s Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music present:
Handel Dixit Dominus

Schola Cantorum, the University of Toronto’s early music vocal ensemble
and the Theatre of Early Music
under the direction of
Daniel Taylor,
Head of Historical Performance, U of T Faculty of Music.

Vivaldi Gloria

Guest conductor
Paul McCreesh,
Director of the renowned Gabrieli Consort (UK)

November 1st - 7th
2016
UK
CD Recording Sessions

Daniel Taylor
September 28th
- October 8th
2016
Havana, Cuba
Festival Les Voix Humaines / Festival of Human Voices:

October 2nd
Yulia Van Doren, soprano and Daniel Taylor in recital
with Steven Philcox, piano

Daniel will also be President of the Jury for the
Second Countertenors Voice Competition

Information : Second Countertenors Voice Competition


September 25th
7:30 pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
The University of Toronto's Historical Performance Area presents:
The 2nd Fall Baroque Academy Final Concert

Music students from all disciplines who participated in the
Toronto Fall Baroque Academy will perform semi-staged excerpts from Handel's Saul

Stage Director: Marshall Pynkoski
Conductor: Daniel Taylor,
Professor of Voice and Opera, Head of Historical Performance

Free admission : This event is open to the public as well as U of T students.


September 23rd - 25th
2016
University of Toronto Faculty of Music
The Historical Performance Area presents:
The Second Fall Baroque Academy at the University of Toronto

Master classes with Stage Director Marshall Pynkoski
and visiting faculty members Nancy Argenta and Ingrid Attrot.

Chamber music with Professor Jeanne Lamon with
lectures by Professors Kevin Komisaruk and Mary Ann Parker.

Final concert to include semi-staged highlights from Handelís Saul
SEE BELOW
September 15th - 18th
University of Toronto
Toronto
Daniel Taylor conducts auditions at the University of Toronto

Professor Daniel Taylor is Head of Historical Performance in the Faculty of Music.
September 1st - 7th
2016
UK
CD Recording Sessions

Daniel Taylor
August 19th - 30th
2016
Siena Liberal Arts University
Siena
Italy
Recitals, Lectures and Masterclasses.
Daniel Taylor joins Lynn Dawson, Michael Chance, Ian Partridge and the Faculty of the
11th Residential Siena Summer Music Academy

Information: Michael Chance Masterclasses
August 12th - 18th
2016
UK
UK Tour and Recording Sessions

Daniel Taylor and the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music
July 22nd - August 5th
2016
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Victoria
B.C.
Daniel Taylor will be on Faculty for the 2016 Summer Oratorio Program
at the Victoria Conservatory of Music



August 11th
2016
7:00 pm
St. James Church
Stratford
ON
Stratford Summer Music presents:

The People Shall Hear
Great Baroque Choruses

The Theatre of Early Music
under the direction of
Daniel Taylor

Magnificent choruses by the greatest composers of the Baroque era
including :
How are the mighty fallín (Ways of Zion / Handel)
Funeral March (Saul /Handel)
Chorale (Cantata BWV 78 /Bach)
Hallelujah (Messiah / Handel)
Selections from Israel in Egypt (Handel)

Joining the choristers with readings from the historical periods of the anthems is James Blendick,
the distinguished Canadian actor and Stratford Festival star,
who presented the role on the Archbishop of Canterbury in last summerís Coronation program.

Tuesday, July 26th
2016
7:30 pm
Walter Hall
University of Toronto
80 Queenís Park
Toronto
Toronto Summer Music presents:

The Coronation of King George II

The Theatre of Early Music
under the direction of
Daniel Taylor

Coronations are grand occasions and none was grander than the 1727 ceremony
in Westminster Abbey to begin the reign of King George II and Queen Caroline.
George Frideric Handel, a favourite of the new king, contributed some of his
greatest compositions to this service.

The Theatre of Early Music under the direction of Canadaís famous countertenor,
Daniel Taylor, offers the music, pomp and ceremony of that October afternoon in London.

July 23rd
2016
1:30pm
St. John’s Church
Elora
Ontario
Elora Music Festival presents :

Daniel Taylor
Songs of Love

Rebecca Genge, EFS soprano, Benjamin Butterfield, ténor and Daniel Taylor, countertenor
with Steven Philcox, piano

An intimate evening of music for the heart and soul is offered by these three gifted singers.
These love duets and other sparkling works will have you smiling with pleasure.
Not to be missed!

June 12th & 21st
2016
Daniel Taylor - private Recitals

May 27th - 29th
Toronto
The Four Centuries of Bach Ensemble
Directed by John Abberger
present the

First Annual Toronto Bach Festival

Friday May 27th 2016
at 8:00pm
St. Barnabas Church on Danforth
Toronto
First Annual Toronto Bach Festival
Inaugural concert

Cantatas from Weimar

The Four Centuries of Bach Ensemble
Directed by John Abberger

Soloists:
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, alto
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor

Programme to include :
Weinen, Klangen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147a

Saturday May 14th & 21st 2016
Part 1: 2:30 pm
Part 2: 4:30 pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
109th 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:
Agnes Zsigovics, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield, William Sharp and Daniel Lichti.

Friday May 13th & 20th 2016
4:00pm
Incarnation of Our Lord Church,
Thomas & Buchanan Streets,
(Close to Zoellner Arts Center
an easy walk or shuttle bus ride)
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
109th Bethlehem Bach Festival

Bach at 4
"How Brightly Shines"

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

Greg Funfgeld will introduce the works including :
The Festival premiere of Cantata BWV 96
Herr Christ, der eige Gottessohn (Lord Christ, only son of God)
Bach and Handel duets sung by Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
and Daniel Taylor, countertenor.
A sonata by Bach contemporary Francesco Geminiani
played by principal cellist Loretta OíSullivan.

Arrive early for Bach at 4 and experience 20 wonderful minutes of singing
Bach chorales with Greg Funfgeld before the concert.
Singers of all levels are welcome and sheet music is provided.

Friday May 13th & 20th 2016
8:00pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
109th Bethlehem Bach Festival

Easter Oratorio "Songs of Joy"


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

The Choir’s season-long series of Bach’s major works for the great festivals
of the church year concludes with the Easter Oratorio
"Our hearts once awash in sadness and adrift, transcend the pain and envision songs of joy."

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield, William Sharp and Daniel Lichti.

The program also includes Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
with Boston based and internationally renowned trumpet soloist Terry Everson.

Sunday May 8th 2016
11am
Salle Maurice-Savaria
2020 Borduas
Sainte-Julie Quebec
Société de concert Vivarté presents
a benefit concert for Mother’s Day entitled:
"Invite Mother to a Concert "

Handel Duets

Ellen McAteer, soprano and Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Accompanied by Luc Beauséjour, harpsichord

The concert is preceded by a breakast at 10:30am.
All proceeds will be donated in scholarships to scholars in 2016.

 

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