Calendar

 

Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

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.

Information / Tickets : Ottawa Bach Choir

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!

Information / Tickets : Bethlehem Bach Festival

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.

Information / Tickets : Bethlehem Bach Festival

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.

Information / Tickets : Bethlehem Bach Festival

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.

Information / Billets : Festival Classica

June 12th – 15th
2018
London, UK
Sony Recording Sessions

Daniel Taylor will direct The Trinity Choir

Soloists include :
Sopranos Rebecca Genge, Ellen McAteer,
Janelle Lucyk, Bronwyn Thies-Thompson
Countertenor Ryan McDonald,
Baritones Joel Allison and Alexander Dobson

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

Welcome to all the Pleasures
A celebration of the music of Henry Purcell

Ellen McAteer, Daniel Taylor, Robin Blaze, Charles Daniels
Theatre of Early Music Choir, Canada

Programme
Welcome to all the pleasures, A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day
Suite : The Married Beau from Ayres for the Theatre
My heart is inditing Coronation Anthem
Music for a while for alto
Suite from King Arthur
Come ye sons of art, Birthday Song for Queen Mary

Information / Tickets : Tilford Bach Festival

Festival Booking Form or Buy tickets on-line via Paypal
or Telephone Booking line: 01252 613130

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

J.S. Bach : Mass in B Minor

Sopranos: Ruby Hughes, Ellen McAteer
Altos: Helen Charlston, Daniel Taylor
Tenors: Charles Daniels, Laurence Kilsby
Basses: Edward Grint, Alex Dobson

Bach’s greatest compostion performed by top international soloists
in the intimate surroundings of a country church.
There is nothing to compare!

This performance will be repeated at St John’s Smith Square,
London on Tuesday 19 June

Information / Tickets : Tilford Bach Festival

Festival Booking Form or Buy tickets on-line via Paypal
or Telephone Booking line: 01252 613130

Tuesday, 19th June, 2018
7:30 pm
St John’s Smith Square
Smith Square
London, SW1P 3HA
England
J.S. Bach : Mass in B Minor

Co-promoted by Tilford Bach Society and St John’s Smith Square

The London Handel Orchestra

Directed from the violin by Adrian Butterfield

Joined by a stellar line-up of international solo singers
for an intimate performance of Bach’s Mass in B minor :

Sopranos: Ruby Hughes, Ellen McAteer
Altos: Helen Charlston, Daniel Taylor
Tenors: Charles Daniels, Laurence Kilsby
Basses: Edward Grint, Alex Dobson

Information / Tickets : St John’s Smith Square

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.

Information / Tickets : Rockport Chamber Music Festival

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.

Information: Victoria Conservatory of Music

 

 

Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

April 18th 2018
8:00pm
Walldorf Protestant Church
Johann-Jakob-Astor-Straße 1
Stuttgart
Germany
Bach and Zelenka Concert
Kammerchor Stuttgart
Director: Frieder Bernius

Jan Dismas Zelenka : Missa Sancti Josephi ZWV 14
Johann Sebastian Bach : Mass in G Minor BWV 235

Soloists:

Julia Lezhneva, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Alto
Tilman Lichdi, Tenor
Jonathan Sells, Bass

April 16th – 20th 2018
Stuttgart
Germany
Concert and recording with the Kammerchor Stuttgart
Director: Frieder Bernius

Soloists:

Julia Lezhneva Soprano
Daniel Taylor Alto
Tilman Lichdi Tenor
Jonathan Sells Bass

April 4th – 9th
2018
Kings College, Halifax
Daniel Taylor – Guest teaching at Kings College, Halifax with Paul Hall.
March 20th – March 25th
2018
Rogers Arena
Vancouver BC
Daniel Taylor will attend a week at the JUNOS!

JUNO Week 2018 will be hosted in Vancouver
from
March 20th through March 25th, 2018.

March 4th at 7:30pm
2018
St. Basil’s Church
50 St. Joseph Street
Toronto
The University of Toronto’s Historical Performance Area
presents:

Mozart’s Requiem

Mozart’s unfinished masterpiece, the Requiem is a spiritually profound work
leading to a glorious ending of the Early Music season.

The choristers of the Ottawa Bach Choir and the York University Chamber Choir
join students from the Schola Cantorum with Baroque Orchestra in the sweeping
architecture of St. Basil’s Church.
Under the direction of Daniel Taylor

February 26th 2018
Arts and Letters Club
Toronto
Ontario

Daniel Taylor in recital

Sunday, 25 February 2018
7:30pm
2018
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
400 St.Paul St. East
Metro Champ-de-Mars
Montréal
The Montréal Lumière Festival presents :

The Path To Paradise
with Daniel Taylor and the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music

Hear the pure voices of the Theatre of Early Music in a
program of choral works that convey the sufferings of life and death

and a vision of paradise beyond.
Pärt, Tavener, Byrd, and Sheppard are featured in this compelling evening of a cappella masterpieces.

February 21st – 24th
2018
University of Toronto
Toronto
Daniel Taylor conducts Graduate Auditions at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

Daniel Taylor is Head of Historical Performance, Professor of Voice/Opera.

February 20th
2018

Alberta
Canada

A Private Recital of Handel Love Duets with

Soprano Suzie Leblanc and Countertenor Daniel Taylor,

Sunday, February 18th
at 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2018

Uvic Centre Farquhar Auditorium
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
Victoria Symphony
with conductor, Alexander Weimann
presents

Handel Love Duets

Experience the best of Handel’s arias and duets in this dramatic program featuring :

Soprano Suzie Leblanc and Countertenor Daniel Taylor

Saturday, February 10th at 8:00 pm
2018
Stude Concert Hall at Rice University
Houston
Texas, USA
The Houston Mercury Baroque
with conductor, Antoine Plante,

presents

George Frideric Handel
Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6, No. 5, HWV 323
“Note Cara” from Ottone, re di Germania, HWV 15
“Se il cor ti perde” from Tolomeo, HWV 25
“Caro! Bella!” from Giulio Cesare, HWV 17

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Stabat Mater

Soloists:

Soprano Dominique Labelle,

Countertenor Daniel Taylor,

January 3rd – 8th
2018
Kings College, Halifax
Daniel Taylor – Guest teaching at Kings College, Halifax.
Saturday, December 23rd at 7:30 pm
2017
River Run Centre
Guelph, Ontario
The Guelph Chamber Choir
Conductor, Gerald Neufeld
with Musica Viva Orchestra on period instruments
HANDEL: Messiah

Soloists:

Soprano Meredith Hall

Countertenor Daniel Taylor,
Tenor Neal Banerjee and Bass Alex Dobson

Friday, December 22nd at 7:30 pm
2017
St. George’s Anglican Church
Guelph, Ontario
The Guelph Chamber Choir
Conductor, Gerald Neufeld
with Musica Viva Orchestra on period instruments
HANDEL: Messiah Sing-Along

Join us on Friday, December 22, 2017,
the day before our performance at
the River Run Centre
for our Messiah Sing-Along.
Donation from each person attending in lieu of ticket purchase
supports the Children First Fund,
Family & Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County.

Soloists:

Soprano Meredith Hall

Countertenor Daniel Taylor,
Tenor Neal Banerjee and Bass Alex Dobson

Friday, December 15th at 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 16th at 8:00 pm

Sunday, December 17th at 2:30 pm
Jones Hall
Houston
Texas, USA
The Houston Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
with conductor, Paul Agnew,
presents
HANDEL: Messiah

Soloists:

Soprano Yulia Van Doren

Countertenor Daniel Taylor,
Tenor Samuel Levine and Bass Alex Rosen

Thursday, December 14th at 8:00 pm
Sugar Land Baptist Church
16755 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land
TX 77479, USA
The Houston Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
with conductor, Paul Agnew,
presents
HANDEL: Messiah

Soloists:

Soprano Yulia Van Doren

Countertenor Daniel Taylor,
Tenor Samuel Levine and Bass Alex Rosen

December 8th and 9th
2017 at 8:00 pm
Basilica of St John the Baptist
St. John’s
Newfoundland
Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic choir
Guest Conductor: Daniel Taylor

Händel: Messiah


Daniel Taylor makes his conducting debut with the NSO

Soloists:

Ellen McAteer, soprano
Janelle Lucyk, soprano
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
Charles Daniels, tenor
Brett Polegato, baritone

December 3rd at 8:00pm
2017
Grace Church on-the-Hill
300 Lonsdale Road Toronto
ON
The Tallis Scholars: Director, Peter Phillips

Videte Miraculum – The Path of Miracles

The finest choral ensemble in the world, The Tallis Scholars,
join soloists from the Theatre of Early Music and students from the Schola Cantorum
in an evening of remarkable emotional intensity.

Conductors : Peter Phillips and Daniel Taylor

Friday December 1st 2017
at 7:30 pm

Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church
4237 Henri Julien Ave,
Montreal, QC H2W 1E5

McGill Chamber Orchestra
Conductor, Boris Brott

The St. Andrew & St. Paul Church Choir

Händel: Messiah
Traditional version

Soloists:
Hélène Brunet, Daniel Taylor, Isaiah Bell, and Joel Allison