Daniel Taylor

Handel & Pergolesi


Recognized as "Canada’s star countertenor" and "Canada’s most prolific recording artist", Daniel Taylor has received invitations from the world’s preeminent early and contemporary music ensembles, appearing in opera (Metropolitan Opera, Glyndebourne, San Francisco), oratorio (Gabrieli Consort, Monteverdi Choir/English Baroque Soloists, Bach Collegium Japan, Les Arts Florissants), and symphonic works (Cleveland, St. Louis, Lisbon, Philadelphia, Tonhalle Zurich, Toronto, and Gothenburg,).

An exclusive recording artist for Sony Classical Masterworks, Daniel's discography of more than 100 recordings includes the 2017 Juno Award nominated Four Thousand Winter with the Trinity Choir, and its companion release The Tree of Life. Other recorded highlights include Bach Cantatas with Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner, Handel’s Rinaldo with Bartoli/Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood, and a CD/DVD of Bach’s Mass in B minor with the Ensemble Orchestral Paris/Nelson.

Daniel is Head of Early Music and Professor of Voice at the University of Toronto, and is Artistic Director and Conductor of the Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music, which he founded in 2002.