Daniel Taylor’s “Tree of Life”

Posted on Dec 7, 2016 in Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
Daniel Taylor’s “Tree of Life”

“The Tree of Life includes stunning a cappella vocal performances by The Trinity Choir in a beautiful juxtaposition of poignant 20th century works with early music gems, all realized with Daniel’s dedicated attention to detail and creative expertise.” — Read more at hbdirect.com.

McGegan, Cooley, Van Doren, Berger, and Taylor: “a Heroic Joshua”

McGegan, Cooley, Van Doren, Berger, and Taylor: “a Heroic Joshua”

“In a vigorous and absorbing performance of this 1747 work by Philharmonia Baroque, the musical special effects kept coming Friday, December 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto.” — Read more at San Francisco Classical Voice.

“A day to treasure” with Butterfield and Taylor

Posted on Jul 24, 2016 in Benjamin Butterfield, Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
“A day to treasure” with Butterfield and Taylor

“Taylor followed with a rendition of ‘Where’ere you walk’ from Handel’s Semele that was truly sublime. The transcendence that we were about to experience in the ensuing hours had begun to unfold…Next came world famous Canadian tenor Benjamin Butterfield singing Mandoline by Claude Debussy, Marie by Randy Newman, and Die Taubenpost by Franz Schubert. Butterfield, […]

Taylor and Butterfield at Bethlehem Bach Festival

Posted on May 18, 2016 in Benjamin Butterfield, Daniel Taylor, Reviews | No Comments
Taylor and Butterfield at Bethlehem Bach Festival

“Bach got what he deserved last Friday evening. That is, the perfect setting for his music at Lehigh University’s Packer Memorial Church…The soloists, who have all appeared at past festivals, are familiar with the works of Bach and always able to portray the power and mystery of his work. They are soprano Agnes Zsigovics, bass […]

Halls, Van Doren, and Taylor: Messiah in St. Paul

Halls, Van Doren, and Taylor: Messiah in St. Paul

“…I encountered a final “Amen” so hypnotic and absorbing, the fugues full of drama. They sealed the impression that not only is Halls an engagingly graceful conductor to watch, but he’s an imaginative interpreter who can offer fresh insight into a work that you may have thought you knew well” – Read more at twincities.com.

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