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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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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
February 12th at 7:30pm
2017
Trinity Chapel Toronto
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
The University of Toronto's Historical Performance Area presents:

The Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell


Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music
Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie
University of Toronto's Schola Cantorum
Musical direction by Larry Beckwith and Daniel Taylor

With special guests:
Soprano Dominique Labelle
Tenors Isaiah Bell and Asitha Tennekoon
Baritone Alexander Dobson
Derek Boyes, actor

Dominique Labelle coaches students from the Schola Cantorum and lends her voice
to guide our musicians through excerpts of a work that is remarkably direct,
celebrating life in its fullness and joy.

Buy Tickets: $30, $20 senior, $10 student
Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or 416-408-0208 ( The Weston Family Box Office in the TELUS Centre )

Information :
University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events - Brochure & Calendar

Saturday, 25 February 2017
7:30pm
Notre-Dame-de-Bonsecours Chapel
400 St.Paul St. East
Metro Champ-de-Mars
Montréal
The Montréal Lumière Festival presents :

Duos d'amour
with Daniel Taylor and Suzie Leblanc


Handel’s operas spring to vivid life when
performed by the passionate contemporary duo
of Suzie Leblanc, with her clear voice and unaffected style,
and Daniel Taylor, whose voice soars with a surprising beauty,
accompanied by Marc David and the Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil.



Information and tickets : Montréal Lumière Festival 2017
March 7th Afternoon & 7:30pm
2017
Trinity Chapel Toronto
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
The University of Toronto's Historical Performance Area presents:

The Kammerchor Stuttgart a Cappella
Director, Frieder Bernius


The Kammerchor Stuttgart is regarded as one of the finest choirs in the world.
The choir performs at festivals and in concert halls with repertoire
ranging from the 17th to the 21st century.

An open rehearsal and workshop from 1 to 4 pm (entry by donation)
with the Kammerchor Stuttgart and the student chorister-soloists
from the Opera, Voice and Historical Areas.

Student soloists from the Historical Performance Area will appear with the
Kammerchor Stuttgart to perform music of Tallis, Gombert, Mendelssohn and Fasch
at 7:30 pm
under the direction of Frieder Bernius and Daniel Taylor.

Tickets: $40, $25 senior, $10 student

Buy Tickets : Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or 416-408-0208 ( The Weston Family Box Office in the TELUS Centre )

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events - Brochure & Calendar

March 16, 17 & 18 at 7:30pm
March 19 at 2:30pm
2017
MacMillan Theatre
University of Toronto
Edward Johnson Building
80 Queen's Park
Toronto
The University of Toronto
Spring Major Opera Production:
Imeneo (Handel)

Directed by Tim Albery

U of T Opera and members of the UTSO are delighted to join forces with
resident baroque specialist Daniel Taylor
for this new production designed by
Michelle Tracey with lighting by Jason Hand.

Opera Talk, a pre-performance lecture, will be given half an hour
prior to each MacMillan Theatre performance in Room 130.

Tickets: $40, $25 senior, $10 student

Buy Tickets : Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or 416-408-0208 ( The Weston Family Box Office in the TELUS Centre )

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events - Brochure & Calendar

Made possible through a generous gift from David G. Broadhurst.
March 25th at 7:30pm
2017
St. Paul's Basilica
83 Power St, Toronto
ON M5A 3A8
The University of Toronto's Historical Performance Area presents:

Tallis Scholars: Miserere
Director, Peter Phillips


Over four decades of performance and a catalogue of award-winning records for Gimell,
Peter Phillips and the Tallis Scholars have done more than any other group to establish sacred
vocal music of the Renaissance as one of the great repertoires of Western classical music.

Student soloists from the Historical Performance Area will appear with the Tallis Scholars.
under the direction of Peter Phillips and Daniel Taylor.

Tickets: $40, $25 senior, $10 student

Buy Tickets : Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or 416-408-0208 ( The Weston Family Box Office in the TELUS Centre )

Information : University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Events - Brochure & Calendar

March 27th - April 2nd
2017
Canadian Tire Centre
Ottawa
A week at the JUNOS

JUNO Week 2017 will be hosted in Ottawa from March 27 through April 2, 2017.
A live broadcast of The 46th Annual JUNO Awards will air on CTV and CTV GO
on Sunday, April 2 from the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.

Saturday, April 8th
2017
at 4.00 PM

St John's Anglican Church
Lunenburg
NS
Musique Royale presents:

J. S. Bach : St John Passion

University of King’s College Chapel Choir, directed by Paul Halley
Ensemble Regale, led by David Greenberg

Soloists:
Matthew Anderson, Evangelist, Alexander Dobson, Jesus,
Matthew Cassils, Pilate and Bass arias, Philippe Gagné, Tenor arias,
Daniel Taylor, Alto arias, Janelle Lucyk, Soprano arias.

Tickets : $25 in advance through March 31 / $30 thereafter
Students $10 at the door only
Musique Royale (902.634.9994),Shop on the Corner in Lunenburg, and at the door.

Information : University of King’s College Chapel Choir
Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 9th
2017
at 4.00 PM

Cathedral Church of All Saints
1330 Martello Street
Halifax
NS
J. S. Bach : St John Passion

University of King’s College Chapel Choir, directed by Paul Halley,
Ensemble Regale, led by David Greenberg

Soloists:
Matthew Anderson, Evangelist, Alexander Dobson, Jesus,
Matthew Cassils, Pilate and Bass arias, Philippe Gagné, Tenor arias,
Daniel Taylor, Alto arias, Janelle Lucyk, Soprano arias.

Tickets : Patron $100 (front rows), Priority $45 (reserved section)
General seating in the Nave & Transept $30 regular / $20 students
Great Choir seating $20 regular / $15 students
tickethalifax.com
or (902.422.6278), King’s Co-op Bookstore (902.422.1270 ext. 261), and at the door.

Information : University of King’s College Chapel Choir
April 14th 2017
St. Barnabas Church on Danforth
361 Danforth Avenue
(at Hampton Ave., TTC Chester)
Toronto
The Toronto Bach Festival presents a Good Friday Performance
in advance of their Festival May 26th - 28th.

St. Mark Passion
(Reconstruction by Simon Heighes)

Directed by John Abberger

Of the five complete passions Bach wrote, only two survive.
We invite you to experience what might have been, with our presentation of this
stunning reconstruction of his St. Mark Passion by Simon Heighes.
Based on the surviving libretto by Picander, the librettist for the Matthew Passion,
and fashioned from arias and choruses from Bach’s own works,
a vocal ensemble of 9 singers together with an intimate instrumental
ensemble will allow us to present this work as it would have been performed by Bach.

Soloists include
Ellen McAteer and Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, alto
Asitha Tennekoon, tenor and Brett Polegato, bass

Information / Passes and single tickets : Toronto Bach Festival
April 23 2017
2:00 pm
Mount Royal University Conservatory
4825 Mount Royal Gate, SW Calgary
Alberta T3E 6K6
Family Concert: The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee

Daniel Taylor joins Narrator Dini Petty
with some of Calgary’s best professional artists
to create this magical presentation, based on the award-winning CD.

Information / Tickets : Click here
May 6th
2017 at 7:30 pm
George St. United Church
534 George Street North
Peterborough, ON
Peterborough Singers
Sydney Birrell, conductor

Mozart’s Requiem & Arias

Soloists:
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Asitha Tennekoon, tenor
Joel Allison, baritone
Ian Sadler, organ

Information / Tickets : Peteborough Singers
Friday May 12th & 19th 2017
4:00pm
Incarnation of Our Lord Church
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
110th Bethlehem Bach Festival

Festival Bach at 4:00


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

Greg Funfgeld conducts the Festival premiere of Cantata 49,
featuring Rosa Lamoreaux and William Sharp,
and Cantata 103 featuring Daniel Taylor and Benjamin Butterfield.

Information / Tickets : Bethlehem Bach Festival
Friday May 12th & 19th 2017
8:00pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
110th Bethlehem Bach Festival

Festival Bach at 8:00


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

Program includes Bach Cantatas 110 and 97 with Soloists :

Agnes Zsigovics, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield, William Sharp and Dashan Burton.

Information / Tickets : Bethlehem Bach Festival
Saturday May 13th & 20st 2017
Part 1: 2:30 pm
Part 2: 4:30 pm
Packer Memorial Church
Lehigh University
Bethlehem
Pennsylvania
USA
110th 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 Dashan Burton.

Information / Tickets : Bethlehem Bach Festival
May 27th
2017 at 8:00 pm
Taft Theatre
317 E 5th St,
Cincinnati, OH
USA
Cincinnati Symphony
Harry Bickett, conductor

Bach : B Minor Mass


with the May Festival Chorus, director, Robert Porco

Soloists:
Joelle Harvey, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass

Information / Tickets : Cincinnati May Festival
May 26th - 28th 2017
361 Danforth Avenue
(at Hampton Ave., TTC Chester)
Toronto
Second Annual Toronto Bach Festival

Directed by John Abberger

Information / Passes and single tickets : Toronto Bach Festival
Friday May 26th 2017
at 8:00pm
St. Barnabas Church on Danforth
361 Danforth Avenue
(at Hampton Ave., TTC Chester)
Toronto
Second Annual Toronto Bach Festival
Cantatas & Brandenburgs

Directed by John Abberger

Cantata, BWV 161 Komm du süsse Todesstunde
Cantata, BWV 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Oboe Concerto in E-flat

Soloists:
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Rebecca Claborn, alto
Asitha Tennekoon, tenor
Brett Polegato, bass
with Patrick Jordan and Brandon Chui, viola
and John Abberger, oboe

Information / Passes and single tickets : Toronto Bach Festival
Sunday, May 28th 2017
at 3:30pm
St. Barnabas Church on Danforth
Toronto
Second Annual Toronto Bach Festival
St. Mark Passion
(Reconstruction by Simon Heighes)

Directed by John Abberger

Of the five complete passions Bach wrote, only two survive.
We invite you to experience what might have been, with our presentation of this
stunning reconstruction of his St. Mark Passion by Simon Heighes.
Based on the surviving libretto by Picander, the librettist for the Matthew Passion,
and fashioned from arias and choruses from Bach’s own works,
a vocal ensemble of 9 singers together with an intimate instrumental
ensemble will allow us to present this work as it would have been performed by Bach.

Soloists include
Ellen McAteer and Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, alto
Asitha Tennekoon, tenor and Brett Polegato, bass

Information / Passes and single tickets : Toronto Bach Festival

 

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Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

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

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

January 16th 2017
Arts and Letters Club
Toronto
Daniel Taylor in recital

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

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

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

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:
Yulia Van Doren replacing Dominique Labelle
Daniel Taylor, Isaiah Bell and Alexander Dobson

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

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

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

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

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

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. Basil’s 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)

 

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