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Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music
Links to some recent virtual appearances :

Filmed July 2021
St Sauveur, Quebec
Festival des Arts de St Sauveur
In Tandem

 

Bogota:
Andrea Peña, choreographer and dancer
with
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
directed by Ben Shirinian.

Watch now: Festival des Arts de St Sauveur – In Tandem

Filmed July 2021
Dominion-Chalmers Church
355 Cooper Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Saturday Nights with Music and Beyond: a free virtual event!

 

Daniel Taylor talks and sings
Handel: Ombra mai fu (from Serse)
with
Yolanda Bruno, violin
Sara Mastrangelo, violin
Paul Casey, viola
Julian Armour, cello
Paul Mach, double bass
Marie Bouchard, harpsichord

View now: Music and Beyond Festival 2021

Filmed June / August 2021
Virtual Toronto Bach Festival,
Toronto, Ontario
J S Bach: Early and Late Cantatas

 

Daniel Taylor joins other early music stars in this virtual presentation.

Viewing dates to be announced soon:
Toronto Bach Festival 2021

Previous Engagements for Daniel Taylor / Theatre of Early Music :

June, July and August 2021

Toronto

Every Saturday during the months of June, July and August, Daniel Taylor joined leading Canadian classical soloists and members of the National Ballet of Canada in outdoor private garden concerts.


Please write to temadmin@hotmail.com for more information.

 

 

June 21 st – 27th 2021
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, Ohio.
USA
Daniel Taylor joined students online for study at the wonderful
Oberlin Conservatory of Music!

 

 

Sessions begin online on February 6th, 2021 One World Baroque’s presentation of Part 1 of
J.S. Bach’s magnificent masterwork, The St Matthew Passion.

 

Please join Daniel Taylor, Music Director
who will be leading a Global Virtual Baroque Choir and Orchestra

Sessions begin online on February 6th, 2021, but will be recorded to watch at your leisure.

Project finishes with a live video broadcast of Part 1 of J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion on the One World Baroque YouTube Channel on Good Friday with the One World Baroque Virtual Chorus singing the stunning chorales and choruses of this dramatic part of the Passion story.

The St Matthew Passion Project is divided into two main parts:
Part 1. The ST MATTHEW PASSION PROJECT,
which takes the form of weekly rehearals on Saturdays through mid-March,
with workshops and sectionals mid-week; and
Part 2. The PASSION SCHOOL,
a week-long intensive day school for both amateur and career-track choristers beginning on February 27.

Information / registration: One World Baroque

Series of 9 month-long projects

 

with on line rehearsals
which may be viewed at any time.
plus Live Concert broadcasts

Sing the North

 

Individuals or choirs are invited to join Kathryn Whitney, Artistic Director and
Daniel Taylor, Music Director who will be leading
a series of 9 concerts from many regions across Canada

Theatre of Early Music and students from the University of Toronto’s Historical Performance department form the core of the choirs.

Projects for spring 2021 will be announced soon.

Information / registration: Sing the North Project

Sunday, December 17,
2020 at 7:00 p.m. (EST)

 

which may be viewed later until Dec 26th.

Tafelmusik presents:
Handel’s Messiah
under direction of Ivars Taurins

 

We are delighted to announce Sing-Along Messiah on Screen:
a free virtual version for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Captured live at Koerner Hall in 2010, this video of Messiah excerpts features Mr.Handel himself leading Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir and an audience of 1000 enthusiastic “sing-alongers”

Soloists: Suzie LeBlanc, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor
Rufus Müller, Tenor
Locky Chung, Baritone

Information and links : Tafelmusik

Sunday, December 13,
2020 at 2:00 p.m. (EST)

 

which may be viewed later until Dec 31st.

Handel’s Messiah
L’Harmonie des Saisons
with Directors : Eric Milnes and Mélisande Corriveau

invite you to enjoy a streaming season including this concert on Dec 13th,
which may be streamed until Dec 31st.

 

Soloists: Hélène Brunet, Soprano
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor
Philippe Gagné, Tenor
Jonathon Adams, Baritone

Tickets : L’Harmonie des Saisons

Thursday, December 3,
2020 at 1:30 p.m. (EST)

 

which may be viewed later at any time.

The Power of Music:
A Conversation with Classical Musicians Lisette Canton and Daniel Taylor

 

Tune in for a live virtual conversation between the Governor General and her guests,
Lisette Canton, Choral and Orchestral Conductor,
and Daniel Taylor, Countertenor and Conductor, Professor of Music.

Simultaneous interpretation of the discussion in French will also be made on their French page.

Watch anytime : Governor General website

Sessions begin online on November 7th, 2020 One World Baroque’s presentation of Handel’s Messiah, First Part

 

Please join Daniel Taylor, Music Director
who will be leading a Global Virtual Baroque Choir and Orchestra

Theatre of Early Music and students from the University of Toronto’s Historical Performance form the core of the choirs.

This virtual concert will feature an amazing group of international soloists:
Sopranos Julia Doyle and Andriana Chuchman
Mezzo-soprano Avery Amereau
Tenor Charles Daniels
Bass-baritone John Relyea

Sessions begin online on November 7th, 2020, but will be recorded to watch at your leisure.
Singers will meet once a week to practice their parts, with unlimited access to expert discussions, choral performance workshops, musical technical support, and a suite of backing-track videos to assist in the learning and recording process.
The project will culminate in a live virtual concert broadcast on the One World Baroque YouTube Channel, on December 20th (date to be confirmed) with our choristers singing along live from their homes around the world.

You have two participation options:
1. Christmas section of Messiah (including the Hallelujah Chorus): $99 CAD
2. Hallelujah Chorus Only: $39 CAD

Information / registration: One World Baroque

Series of 9 month-long projects

 

with on line rehearsals
which may be viewed at any time.
plus Live Concert broadcasts

Sing the North

 

Individuals or choirs are invited to join Kathryn Whitney, Artistic Director and
Daniel Taylor, Music Director who will be leading
a series of 9 concerts from many regions across Canada

Theatre of Early Music and students from the University of Toronto’s Historical Performance department form the core of the choirs.

Series started with Aurora, a 9 part SATB a cappella piece depicting the stunning spectacle of the Aurora Borealis.

Information / registration: Sing the North Project

July 25 th – August 2nd
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Victoria, BC
BAROQUE CHORAL COURSE ONLINE
Join Daniel Taylor in an online performance of the Bach Magnificat in cooperation with the Victoria Conservatory of Music!

 

Everyone is welcome. Full-time and Part-time streams available.
Singers around the world, join us to raise your voice on a new international course on Bach’s choral music this summer!
All sessions are recorded and available to watch at any time.

June 22 nd – 28th 2020
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, Ohio.
USA
Join Daniel Taylor online for study at the wonderful Oberlin Conservatory of Music!

 

 

Saturday March 7th 2020
at 7:30pm
The Spire
82 Sydenham St.
Kingston
Ontario
Spirit and Soul
Cantabile welcomes Daniel Taylor and his professional ensemble
The Theatre of Early Music

 

Daniel Taylor brings the chorister-soloists from the Theatre of Early Music
to Kingston to join the 150 voices of the massed choirs of Cantabile.
As guest conductor, Taylor offers his expertise as Cantabile explores repertoire from the
Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well as contemporary works by John Tavener and Arvo Pärt.

Friday, February 28th 2020
at 7:30pm
St. Anne’s Anglican Church
270 Gladstone Avenue
Toronto
University of Toronto Faculty of Music presents:
The Rachmaninoff Vespers – Slavic Chants
The All-Night Vigil is perhaps Sergei Rachmaninoff’s greatest choral masterpiece,
a lush and transcendent setting of traditional texts from the canonical hours of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Written in 1915, its magnificent, soaring movements derive from ancient Kievan and Byzantine chants,
many of which will be presented in this concert together with Rachmaninoff’s settings.

 

The acclaimed Clarion Choir of New York join the Schola Cantorum
under the direction of guest conductor Steven Fox.

February 17st – 24th
2020
University of Toronto
Toronto
Daniel Taylor conducts Auditions in Opera, Voice and Historical Performance
at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto

 

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

Sunday, January 26th 2020
at 2:30pm
Bourgie Concert Hall
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
1380 Sherbrooke St. West,
Montréal, H3G 1J5
The Arte Musica Foundation
continues its complete concert presentation of
the sacred cantatas of J. S. Bach, year six.

 

The Theatre of Early Music,
under the direction of Daniel Taylor

Soloists:
Rebecca Genge, soprano
Janelle Lucyk, soprano
Bronwyn Thies-Thompson, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor,
Charles Daniels, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone

Programme: J. S. Bach, Cantatas:

Sie werden euch in den Bann tun, BWV 44
Christus, der ist mein Leben, BWV 95
Ich lebe, mein Herze, zu deinem Ergötzen, BWV 145
Ich steh, mit einem Fuss im Grabe, BWV 156

Friday, January 24th 2020
at 7:30pm
Trinity College Chapel
University of Toronto Faculty of Music
Toronto M5S 3K7
University of Toronto Faculty of Music presents:
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven

UK soloists, tenor Charles Daniels and baritone Peter Harvey,
join musicians from the Collegium Musicum and
students from the Historical Performance area
for an evening of Bach Cantatas.

 

Soloists:
Rebecca Genge, soprano
Ryan McDonald, countertenor
Charles Daniels, tenor
Peter Harvey, baritone
Schola Cantorum and the Theatre of Early Music
Daniel Taylor, conductor

Programme: J. S. Bach, Cantatas 140 and 7

Monday, December 16th
2019 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

Featuring: Daniel Taylor, countertenor,
with twelve of his carefully chosen University of Toronto,
Historical Performance graduate students, who will sing the solo roles.

Ian Sadler, organ
Paul Otway, trumpet
Stan Ewing, tympani

December 11, 12, 13 14 and 15th
2019
Pheonix Region
Arizona
Händel: Messiah

 

The Phoenix Symphony and the Phoenix Symphony Chorus
with Matthew Kasper, conductor

Join The Phoenix Symphony, The Phoenix Symphony Chorus,
and world-class soloists for the annual holiday favorite, Handel’s Messiah
Performed in five locations:

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Scottsdale Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Paradise Valley United Methodist Church at 7:30 pm

Friday, December 13, 2019
Mesa Arts Center at 7:30 pm

Saturday, December 14, 2019
American Lutheran Church at 7:30 pm

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Pinnacle Presbyterian Church at 3:00 pm

Soloists:
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Norman Shankle, tenor
Richard Ollarsaba, bass-baritone

Saturday, December 7th2019
8:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
3231 Tilghman Street
Allentown

 

Sunday, December 8th2019
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: Magnificat
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Messiah, Part One

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, counter-tenor
Isaiah Bell, tenor
David Newman, bass-baritone

The Bethlehem Bach Choir
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

November 8th – 12th
2019
Teatro Colón
Cerrito 628, C1010
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Gluck : Orfeo and Euridice

 

Starring:
Euridice : Marisú Pavón
Orfeo : Daniel Taylor
Amor: Ellen McAteer

Orquesta Estable Del Teatro Colón
Guest conductor : Manuel Coves
Coro Estable Del Teatro Colón
Chorus master : Miguel Martínez

The complete performance schedule is:
Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00pm