Taylor and Bach Choir are “glorious” in Christmas Oratorio

Posted on Dec 14, 2015 in Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
Taylor and Bach Choir are “glorious” in Christmas Oratorio

“Daniel Taylor stood out with his beautiful and powerful countertenor…The performance concluded with rapturous applause, praising the fact that the Bach Choir resides in Bethlehem.” Read more at mcall.com.

CD Review: Taylor’s “finest performance” of ‘Vale of Tears’

Posted on Nov 1, 2015 in Daniel Taylor, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
CD Review: Taylor’s “finest performance” of ‘Vale of Tears’

“It’s clear that Daniel Taylor adores the human voice. He has meticulously chosen the singers he works with and shepherds these talents with sensitivity and a deep understanding of the music. This vale of tears turns into a river that flows forth, nearly a century later, into Bach’s Cantata BWV 165.” – Read more at […]

Sherezade Panthaki sings Bach in Bethlehem

Sherezade Panthaki sings Bach in Bethlehem

“Ms. Panthaki displayed a voice well focused and wonderfully agile, riding her rapid vibrato up and down passagework and trills with admirable fluency, and combining brilliance with a dark, plumlike tone.” – Read More

The Morning Call Reviews: Taylor’s Heartfelt Performance

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 in Artist News, Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
The Morning Call Reviews: Taylor’s Heartfelt Performance

“Daniel Taylor’s heartfelt alto singing continues to be greatly rewarding.” Read More

Taylor and The Choral Arts Society: Washington Post Review

Posted on Nov 7, 2014 in Artist News, Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
Taylor and The Choral Arts Society: Washington Post Review

“Daniel Taylor’s purity of tone and dramatic urgency lent the arias “Qui sedes” and “Agnus Dei” heart-gripping immediacy.” READ MORE

Emma Kirkby, Daniel Taylor: Baroque Music and Beyond review

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 in Daniel Taylor, Emma Kirkby, Reviews | No Comments
Emma Kirkby, Daniel Taylor: Baroque Music and Beyond review

“The most notable part of the performance was the duet between Kirkby and Taylor. Kirkby’s voice was as centred and radiant as always.” Read more here.

Daniel Taylor, Sherezade Panthaki: Handel’s Saul Review

Posted on Feb 24, 2014 in Daniel Taylor, Reviews, Sherezade Panthaki | No Comments
Daniel Taylor, Sherezade Panthaki: Handel’s Saul Review

“Sherezade Panthaki’s Michal was glorious, her clear, crystalline soprano piercing Koerner Hall, making her character come alive in her purity and goodness.” “Daniel Taylor’s counter-tenor, clear and focused, provided a perfect rendition of the sweetness and goodness of the Bible’s David.” Read more here.

Daniel Taylor: Carmel Bach Festival review

Posted on Jul 12, 2013 in Daniel Taylor, News, Reviews | No Comments
Daniel Taylor: Carmel Bach Festival review

“Popular countertenor Daniel Taylor returns this summer. He kept the audience amused with low-key clowning around on stage during the rehearsal in between moments of angelic singing, including his high-flying Bach duet with tenor Thomas Cooley.” Read more: http://www.montereyherald.com/ci_23652994/bach-festival-conductor-paul-goodwin-gives-taste-whats#

Daniel Taylor: Searching for Meaning with Britten as a Guide

Posted on May 12, 2013 in Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
Daniel Taylor: Searching for Meaning with Britten as a Guide

“The canticle was first performed in 1952 by the contralto Kathleen Ferrier, the tenor Peter Pears (Britten’s lifelong partner) and the composer at the piano. The alto part can be taken by a countertenor, as it was here, with Daniel Taylor joining the superb tenor Anthony Dean Griffey and the accomplished young pianist Gloria Chien.” […]

Nicholas McGegan, Yulia Van Doren, Daniel Taylor in MSO’s Baroque music concert

Nicholas McGegan, Yulia Van Doren, Daniel Taylor in MSO’s Baroque music concert

“A pared-down MSO, two remarkable voices and an extremely communicative conductor joined forces in an absolutely captivating evening of Baroque music on Friday.” “The two singers brought distinctly different sounds to the solo and duo arias of Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater” and several by Handel. Van Doren’s sound is clear, fluid and extremely facile, while Taylor’s […]