Calendar

Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Upcoming appearances :

January 21 – 24th 2019
Basel, Switzerland
Daniel Taylor is invited to give masterclasses at the Schola Cantorum Basilienes in Basel, Switzerland.
January 22 – 24th 2019
University of Toronto
Daniel Taylor’s Historical Performance Area welcomes Lynne Dawson.
January 25th 2019
London, UK
Daniel Taylor gives a Private Recital in London, England.
January 26th 2019
Toronto, Canada
Daniel Taylor gives a Private Recital in Toronto, Canada.
February 3 – 9th 2019
University of British Columbia
Vancouver
British Columbia
Daniel Taylor is invited to give masterclasses and perform at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia.
February 12 – 15th 2019
University of Toronto
Daniel Taylor and the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto welcome Jessye Norman.
February 19 – 23rd 2019
University of Toronto
Daniel Taylor and the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto invite students to audition.
March 4 – 8th 2019
University of Toronto
Daniel Taylor and the Historical Performance Area at the Faculty of Music welcome Charles Daniels.
Saturday, March 9th
2019
at 7:30pm
St. Patrick’s Church, 131 McCaul Street
Toronto, ON
Handel – Israel in Egypt
with Jeanne Lamon and Daniel Taylor, conductors
with guest tenor, Charles Daniels

Musicians from Tafelmusik, along with the Choir of
the Theatre of Early Music, Schola Cantorum and Collegium Musicum
take the audience through the epic and dynamic story of the Exodus.
Dominated by virtuosic choruses, Israel in Egypt
reveals Handel’s genius for word-painting and drama.

Made possible in part by a generous gift from Richard Phillips Baroque Oratorio Fund.

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

Tickets: $30, $20 senior, $10 student
(U of T students admitted free with a valid T-Card, space permitting.)
Buy Tickets : Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or 416-408-0208 ( The Weston Family Box Office in the TELUS Centre )

March 22nd
2019 at 12:00 noon
First United Methodist

Grand Rapids
Michigan, USA

The Michigan Bach Festival
The Grand Rapids Symphony, conductor Julian Wachner

with The Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Director Pearl Shangkuan

Noontime Bach

Bach Cantata No. 82
Bach Cantata No. 170
Bach Cantata No. 51

Soloists:
Molly Netter, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Dashon Burton, bass/baritone

Information & tickets: Grand Rapids Symphony

March 23rd
2019 at 7:30 PM
Basilica of St. Adalbert

Grand Rapids
Michigan, USA

The Michigan Bach Festival
Grand Rapids Symphony, conductor Julian Wachner

Bach Magnificat

Bach In Dulci Jubilo
Bach Cantata No. 110
Bach/Stravinsky Variations on Vom Himmel Hoch
Bach Magnificat in D Major

Soloists:
Molly Netter, soprano
Brian Giebler,tenor
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Dashon Burton, bass/baritone

Information & tickets: Grand Rapids Symphony

March 29th 2019
University of Calgary
Daniel Taylor offers a masterclass at the University of Calgary.
March 30th
2019 at 7:30 pm
High River United Church

145 Macleod Trail SW.
High River
Alberta

The High River Gift of Music Society presents:
Handel Love Duets

Suzie LeBlanc, soprano and Daniel Taylor, countertenor
accompanied by Steven Philcox on piano.

Information & tickets: High River Gift of Music Society

March 31st
2019 at 4:00 pm
Burman University
Administration Building Auditorium

6730 University Drive
Lacombe,
AB Canada T4L 2E5

Burman University – Sunday at 4:00 presents :
Handel Love Duets

Suzie LeBlanc, soprano and Daniel Taylor, countertenor
accompanied by Steven Philcox on piano.

Information & tickets: Burman University – Sunday at 4:00

April 4th – April 13th
2019
Ed Mirvish Theatre
244 Victoria St.
Toronto
Opera Atelier presents:
Mozart’s Idomeneo

Starring:
Colin Ainsworth (Idomeneo), Measha Brueggergosman (Elettra),
Wallis Giunta (Idamante), Meghan Lindsay (Ilia), Olivier Laquerre (Arbace),
Douglas Williams (Neptune), and Bradley Christensen (Priest).

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 Idomeneo is:
Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 7:30pm
Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 3:00pm
Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 4:30pm

Information and tickets: Opera Atelier

April 6th
2019 at 7:00 PM
Beverly O’Neill Theater
300 E Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA
USA
Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra
Cynthia Roberts, director

Love and Death in Venice

Concerti, Duetti and Arias by Vivaldi, Handel and
other Composers from this great City.

Soloists:
Kathryn Mueller and Ellen McAteer, Sopranos
Daniel Taylor, countertenor

Information & tickets: Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra

April 7th
2019 at 3:00 PM
Zipper Hall
The Colburn School
200 S Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
USA
Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra
Cynthia Roberts, director

Love and Death in Venice

Concerti, Duetti and Arias by Vivaldi, Handel and
other Composers from this great City.

Soloists:
Kathryn Mueller and Ellen McAteer, Sopranos
Daniel Taylor, countertenor

Information & tickets: Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra

Recent Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

December 17th
2018 at 7:30 pm
Emmanuel United Church East
(formerly George St. United Church)
534 George Street North
Peterborough, ON
Peterborough Singers
Sydney Birrell, conductor

Händel: Messiah

Soloists:
Shannon McCracken, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Geoffrey Sirett, baritone
Ian Sadler, organ
Paul Otway, trumpet
Stan Ewing, tympani

Friday December 14th, 2018
8:00 PM
Victoria Hall
4626 Sherbrooke Street West
Westmount, Quebec

Saturday Dec 15th 2018
8:00 PM
Théâtre Gilles Vigneault
118 Rue De La Gare
Saint-Jérôme, Quebec

Sunday December 16th, 2018
3:30 PM
Théâtre Des Deux Rives
30 Boulevard Séminaire North
St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu,
Quebec J3B 5J4

Saturday December 22nd, 2018
8:00 PM
Théâtre Du Vieux Terrebonne
866, Saint-Pierre Street
Terrebonne, Quebec

Ensemble Caprice and the Theatre of Early Music

Handel’s Messiah

The choir of the Theatre of Early Music join Ensemble Caprice
for four presentations of Handel’s Messiah
under the direction of Matthias Maute.

December 13th
at 7:00 pm
December 14th
at 8:00 pm
December 15th
at 8:00 pm
December 16th
at 3:00 pm
Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1 Symphony Pl,
Nashville
TN 37201

Nashville Symphony and Nashville Symphony Chorus
with Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
and Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director

Händel: Messiah

Soloists:
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Hadleigh Adams, baritone

Saturday, December 8th 2018
8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
3231 Tilghman Street
Allentown

Sunday, December 9th 2018
4:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
2344 Center Street,
Bethlehem

Pennsylvania
USA

The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and the Bach Festival Orchestra
present our annual tradition, offering music that celebrates
the season of Advent and Christmas.

J S Bach:
Cantata 36 Schwingt freudig euch empor
and Cantata 63 Christen, ätzet diesen Tag

O. Respighi : Laud to the Nativity

Soloists:
Ellen McAteer, soprano
Fiona Gillespie, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Charles Blandy, tenor
Christopheren Nomura, baritone

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

November 24th at 5:00pm
2018
Trinity Chapel Toronto
University of Toronto
6 Hoskin Avenue
Toronto
The University of Toronto’s Historical Performance Area presents:

A Child’s Prayer

Join choristers from the Theatre of Early Music and Schola Cantorum for an inspiring
sequence of music from the 12th century to the present day.

A Child’s Prayer, James MacMillan’s stunning choral masterpiece,
is offered alongside medieval chant,
anonymous carol settings and Renaissance polyphony
in this evocative collection of ancient and modern festive works.

Daniel Taylor, Conductor

Made possible in part by a generous gift from the William and Nona Heaslip Foundation.

Saturday, November 17th
2018
7:30 p.m.
Spivey Hall
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, Georgia
Meridian Chorale Concert : Sing Greater Things

Daniel Taylor, Countertenor
Meridian Chorale and Soloists
Steven Darsey, Artistic Director

Bernstein’s Missa Brevis will feature renowned countertenor Daniel Taylor.
A conductor and early music specialist, who will also perform arias from Handel operas.

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

October 23 to 30th 2018

West Africa

Daniel Taylor and TEM soprano, Ellen McAteer, tour West Africa with the Governor General of Canada
October 15,th 2018
6:30pm
Arts and Letters Club
Toronto
Ontario
Bach Cantatas :
BMV 165 O heilges Geist – und Wasserbad
BMV 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden

Violinist Adrian Butterfield will direct musicians from:
Tafelmusik, Theatre of Early Music, Schola Cantorum and Collegium Musicum
with Daniel Lichti and Daniel Taylor, conductors

Soloists:
Lindsay McIntyre, Julia Morson and Sinead White, sopranos
Ryan McDonald and Daniel Taylor, countertenors
Charles Daniels, Arieh Sacke, Nick Veltmeyer, tenors
Adam Kuiack, Matthew Li and Daniel Lichti, basses

Sunday, October 14 2018
3:00pm
2018
Théâtre Paradoxe
5959 Boulevard Monk
Montréal H4E 3H5
10 ans de Quartom
Daniel Taylor makes a special guest appearance with
the a cappella Quebec Quartet Quartom :

Julien Patenaude, Baritone, Benoit Le Blanc, Baritone
Gaétan Sauvageau, Tenor and Philippe Martel, Bass-Baritone

Friday, October 12th
2018
at 7:30pm
St George’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
410 College Street
Toronto, ON M5T 1S8
Bach Cantatas :
BMV 165 O heilges Geist – und Wasserbad
BMV 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden

Violinist Adrian Butterfield will direct musicians from:
Tafelmusik, Theatre of Early Music, Schola Cantorum and Collegium Musicum
with Daniel Lichti and Daniel Taylor, conductors

Soloists:
Lindsay McIntyre, Julia Morson and Sinead White, sopranos
Ryan McDonald and Daniel Taylor, countertenors
Charles Daniels, Arieh Sacke, Nick Veltmeyer, tenors
Adam Kuiack, Matthew Li and Daniel Lichti, basses

The Historical Performance area concerts are made possible
in part by a generous gift from Ethel Harris

Fri, October 5, 2018
7:30pm
Kingston Road United Church
975 Kingston Road
Toronto, ON M4E 1T1
The Countertenor Madness Concert

Tim Dawson, Toronto Symphony Orchestra bassist and KRVCS Music Director,
dreamed up this unusual event bringing together world-renowned countertenor
Daniel Taylor with four of his countertenor pupils:
César Aguilar, Benjamin Shaw, Ian Sabourin and Ryan McDonald.
All of these singers are currently pursuing graduate or postgraduate degrees
at the University of Toronto.

The concert will feature some standard countertenor repertoire and a few more modern works.

Two special guests will also be appearing as part of this wonderful evening.
Mexican musicians pianist Miguel Brito and tenor Jesús Cortés
will present an homage to Mexico along with César Aguilar.

September 28th – 30th
2018
Trinity College Chapel
6 Hoskins 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
Tenor Asitha Teenekoon, Bass, Joel Allison
and Conductor/Lead Violinist Jeanne Lamon
join Daniel Taylor, conductor
and students from the Voice, Opera and Historical Performance Area.

The Finale concert will be performed on

September 30 at 7pm in Trinity Chapel.

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.”

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 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.