Oct
14
7:00 PM19:00

The Theatre of Early Music presents J S Bach : Reformation Cantatas 79 and 80

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Lead by violinist Jeanne Lamon, the Choir and Orchestra of the Theatre of Early Music alongside distinguished soloists will celebrate the Reformation anniversary year by presenting Johann Sebastian Bach’s Reformation Cantatas;
BWV 79 "Gott Der Herr ist Sonn Und Schild"
BWV 80 "Ein Feste Burg ist unser Gott"

Soloists:
Sopranos Ellen McAteer and Agnes Zsigovics,
Mezzo Soprano Gena Van Oosten
Countertenor Daniel Taylor,
Tenor Owen McCausland and Baritone Daniel Lichti


Tickets: $40, $30 senior, $20 student

Buy Tickets : Royal Conservatory of Music Box Office
or 416-408-0208 ( The Weston Family Box Office in the TELUS Centre )

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Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Stratford Summer Music Festival 2017

Theatre of Early Music - Allegri Miserere Mei Deus & other choral selections 

Founded by Artistic Director and Conductor Daniel Taylor, the Theatre of Early Music (TEM) are sought-after interpreters of magnificent yet neglected choral repertoire from four centuries. Their appearances include stunning a cappella programs, with practices and aesthetics of former ages informing thought-provoking, passionate and committed reconstructions of music for historical events and major works from the oratorio tradition.

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May
28
3:30 PM15:30

St. Mark Passion

Second Annual Toronto Bach Festival
St. Mark Passion
(Reconstruction by Simon Heighes)
Directed by John Abberger

Of the five complete passions Bach wrote, only two survive. 
We invite you to experience what might have been, with our presentation of this
stunning reconstruction of his St. Mark Passion by Simon Heighes. 
Based on the surviving libretto by Picander, the librettist for the Matthew Passion,
and fashioned from arias and choruses from Bach’s own works, 
a vocal ensemble of 9 singers together with an intimate instrumental
ensemble will allow us to present this work as it would have been performed by Bach.

Soloists include
Ellen McAteer and Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, alto
Asitha Tennekoon, tenor and Brett Polegato, bass

Information / Passes and single tickets : 
Toronto Bach Festival

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May
19
4:00 PM16:00

110th Bethlehem Bach Festival- Chamber Music in the Saal

Program includes: 
Heinichen: Trio Sonata in F major
Telemann: Trio sonata TWV 42:D15 - D major
J.S. Bach: arias for soprano and tenor from various works

Performances feature:
Paul Miller, viola d’amore
Maureen Murchie, viola d’amore
Charlotte Mattax Moersch, harpsichord

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor

 

 

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May
13
2:30 PM14:30

110th Bethlehem Bach Festival- B Minor Mass

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J S Bach: B Minor Mass  
The heart of the Festival since 1900.

The Bethlehem Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Greg Funfgeld

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, Rosa Lamoreaux, Daniel Taylor,
Benjamin Butterfield, William Sharp and Dashan Burton.

Information / Tickets : Bethlehem Bach Festival

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May
12
4:00 PM16:00

110th Bethlehem Bach Festival - Chamber Music in the Saal

Program includes: 
Heinichen: Trio Sonata in F major
Telemann: Trio sonata TWV 42:D15 - D major
J.S. Bach: arias for soprano and tenor from various works

Performances feature:
Paul Miller, viola d’amore
Maureen Murchie, viola d’amore
Charlotte Mattax Moersch, harpsichord

Soloists:
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor

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Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

St. Mark Passion

The Toronto Bach Festival presents a Good Friday Performance
in advance of their Festival May 26th – 28th. 

St. Mark Passion
(Reconstruction by Simon Heighes)
Directed by John Abberger

Of the five complete passions Bach wrote, only two survive. 
We invite you to experience what might have been, with our presentation of this
stunning reconstruction of his St. Mark Passion by Simon Heighes. 
Based on the surviving libretto by Picander, the librettist for the Matthew Passion,
and fashioned from arias and choruses from Bach’s own works, 
a vocal ensemble of 9 singers together with an intimate instrumental
ensemble will allow us to present this work as it would have been performed by Bach.

Soloists include
Ellen McAteer and Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, alto
Asitha Tennekoon, tenor and Brett Polegato, bass

Information / Passes and single tickets : 
Toronto Bach Festival

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Mar
25
7:30 PM19:30

Tallis Scholars: Miserere

Director, Peter Phillips

Over four decades of performance and a catalogue of award-winning records for Gimell,
Peter Phillips and the Tallis Scholars have done more than any other group to establish sacred
vocal music of the Renaissance as one of the great repertoires of Western classical music.

Student soloists from the Historical Performance Area will appear with the Tallis Scholars.

under the direction of Peter Phillips and Daniel Taylor.

Tickets: $40, $25 senior, $10 student

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Nov
25
7:30 PM19:30

Hymns of Winter: Montreal Bach Festival

For tickets: http://www.festivalbachmontreal.com/evenements/event:42/Hymns-of-winter

Hymns of winter

Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625)
Drop, drop slow tears

Thomas Tallis (1505 – 1585)
Miserere Mei Deus

Samuel Barber (1910 – 1981)
Agnus Dei

Benjamin Britten (1913 – 1976)
Hymn to the Virgin

Sir John Tavener (1944 – 2013)
Hymn to the Mother of God

Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)
Hear my Prayer

Nicolas Gombert (1495 – 1560)
Tulerunt Dominum

Trinity Choir
Daniel Taylor, conductor

Known for his breathtaking passion and dedication to excellence, world-renowned countertenor Daniel Taylor returns with the Hymns of Winter, a profoundly beautiful journey from the Middle-Ages to the present which features stunning choral pieces of winter and seasonal music. This eloquent sequence of choral masterpieces, full of emotion and simplicity, reminds us that the longing for what is absent may be found in the beauty of the present.

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Nov
23
8:00 PM20:00

J.S. Bach on a Grand Scale: Montreal Bach Festival

For tickets: http://www.festivalbachmontreal.com/events/event:40/JS-Bach-on-a-Grand-Scale

J.S. Bach on a Grand Scale

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Orchstral suite no 3 for three trumpets, timpani, two oboes, strings and basso continuo in D major, BWV 1068
Cantata Tritt auf die Glaubensbahn for soprano, bass, recorder, oboe, viola d’amore, viola da gamba and basso continuo, BWV 152

Ensemble Caprice
Matthias Maute
, conductor
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Dion Mazerolle, baritone

Two musical worlds come together in this perfect pairing of an intimate church Cantata with the famous Third Suite and its well-known Air. Two lovely works in which Bach’s unequalled mastery shines through.

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Calgary Philharmonic: Bach@Knox Festival
May
28
7:30 PM19:30

Calgary Philharmonic: Bach@Knox Festival

From the Calgary Philharmonic website:

Bach’s Mass in B Minor is truly remarkable in its design, scope and expression – a musical summation of all that is possible in sacred music. It transcends the boundaries of faith to become one of the greatest monuments to the human spirit. Our performance will reveal the intricacies of this glorious work with five guest soloists singing both areas and choruses as part of an intimate ensemble of twenty singers. Don’t miss this celebration of five years of Bach@Knox!

Ivars Taurins, Conductor
Early Music Voices

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Calgary Philharmonic: Bach@Knox Festival
May
27
7:30 PM19:30

Calgary Philharmonic: Bach@Knox Festival

From the Calgary Philharmonic website:

Bach’s Mass in B Minor is truly remarkable in its design, scope and expression – a musical summation of all that is possible in sacred music. It transcends the boundaries of faith to become one of the greatest monuments to the human spirit. Our performance will reveal the intricacies of this glorious work with five guest soloists singing both areas and choruses as part of an intimate ensemble of twenty singers. Don’t miss this celebration of five years of Bach@Knox!

Ivars Taurins, Conductor
Early Music Voices

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109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: The Mass in B Minor
May
21
2:30 PM14:30

109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: The Mass in B Minor

A glorious tradition treasured by thousands of people from throughout the United States and beyond since the American premiere of Bach’s monumental Mass at the first Bethlehem Bach Festival in 1900. 

Festival Soloists
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
William Sharp, baritone
Daniel Lichti, bass

Admission: $58, $46; Students $20

Packer Memorial Church, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

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109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Easter Oratorio "Songs of Joy"
May
20
8:00 PM20:00

109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Easter Oratorio "Songs of Joy"

The Choir’s season-long series of Bach’s major works for the great festivals of the church year concludes with the Easter Oratorio – “Our hearts once awash in sadness and adrift, transcend the pain and envision songs of joy.” The program also includes Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 with Boston based and internationally renowned trumpet soloist Terry Everson.

Admission: $32, $26; Students $9

Packer Memorial Church, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

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109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Bach at 4 – "How Brightly Shines"
May
20
4:00 PM16:00

109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Bach at 4 – "How Brightly Shines"

Don’t miss out on the new Festival venue that so many audience members at last year’s re- imagined Festival told us they loved! Greg Funfgeld hosts an intimate concert in the beautiful Incarnation of Our Lord Church and introduces works performed by members of The Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra including the Festival premiere of Cantata 96 Herr Christ, der eige Gottessohn (Lord Christ, only son of God). Tricia Van Oers, sopranino recorder, paints a wonderful image of Christ as the Morning Star, Agnes Zsigovics and Daniel Taylor revel in Bach and Handel duets, and principal cellist Loretta O’Sullivan plays a sonata by Bach contemporary Francesco Geminiani. 

Incarnation of Our Lord Church, Thomas & Buchanan Streets, Bethlehem, PA (Close to Zoellner Arts Center – an easy walk or shuttle bus ride)

Festival Soloists
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
William Sharp, baritone
Daniel Lichti, bass

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109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: The Mass in B Minor
May
14
2:30 PM14:30

109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: The Mass in B Minor

A glorious tradition treasured by thousands of people from throughout the United States and beyond since the American premiere of Bach’s monumental Mass at the first Bethlehem Bach Festival in 1900.

Festival Soloists
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
William Sharp, baritone
Daniel Lichti, bass

Admission: $58, $46; Students $20

Packer Memorial Church, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

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109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Easter Oratorio "Songs of Joy"
May
13
8:00 PM20:00

109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Easter Oratorio "Songs of Joy"

The Choir’s season-long series of Bach’s major works for the great festivals of the church year concludes with the Easter Oratorio – “Our hearts once awash in sadness and adrift, transcend the pain and envision songs of joy.” The program also includes Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 with Boston based and internationally renowned trumpet soloist Terry Everson.

Admission: $32, $26; Students $9

Packer Memorial Church, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

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109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Bach at 4 "How Brightly Shines"
May
13
4:00 PM16:00

109th Bethlehem Bach Festival: Bach at 4 "How Brightly Shines"

Don’t miss out on the new Festival venue that so many audience members at last year’s re- imagined Festival told us they loved! Greg Funfgeld hosts an intimate concert in the beautiful Incarnation of Our Lord Church and introduces works performed by members of The Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra including the Festival premiere of Cantata 96 Herr Christ, der eige Gottessohn (Lord Christ, only son of God). Tricia Van Oers, sopranino recorder, paints a wonderful image of Christ as the Morning Star, Agnes Zsigovics and Daniel Taylor revel in Bach and Handel duets, and principal cellist Loretta O’Sullivan plays a sonata by Bach contemporary Francesco Geminiani. 

Incarnation of Our Lord Church, Thomas & Buchanan Streets, Bethlehem, PA (Close to Zoellner Arts Center – an easy walk or shuttle bus ride)

Festival Soloists
Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
William Sharp, baritone
Daniel Lichti, bass

Admission: $24, Students $9

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Chicago: Music of the Baroque
Apr
3
3:00 PM15:00

Chicago: Music of the Baroque

Monteverdi Vespers

Jane Glover, Conductor

From the website:

A towering masterpiece of the early Baroque—at once intimate and grand, prayerful and dramatic, exalted and sensual. Monteverdi’s rarely performed 1610 Vespers of the Blessed Virgin offers up a dizzying array of textures and sonorities in brilliant instrumental writing, opulent choruses, and moving solo arias and duets. Only subscribers are guaranteed seats for what is certain to be a highlight of the coming concert season.

Music of the Baroque Chorus and Instruments
    Jane Glover, conductor
    Yulia Van Doren, soprano
    Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
    Colin Ainsworth, tenor
    Thomas Cooley, tenor

Friday April 1 at 7:30pm, St. Michael’s Church, Chicago
Saturday April 2 at 7:30pm, Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook
Sunday April 3 at 3pm, Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook

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Chicago: Music of the Baroque
Apr
2
7:30 PM19:30

Chicago: Music of the Baroque

Monteverdi Vespers

Jane Glover, Conductor

From the website:

A towering masterpiece of the early Baroque—at once intimate and grand, prayerful and dramatic, exalted and sensual. Monteverdi’s rarely performed 1610 Vespers of the Blessed Virgin offers up a dizzying array of textures and sonorities in brilliant instrumental writing, opulent choruses, and moving solo arias and duets. Only subscribers are guaranteed seats for what is certain to be a highlight of the coming concert season.

Music of the Baroque Chorus and Instruments
    Jane Glover, conductor
    Yulia Van Doren, soprano
    Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
    Colin Ainsworth, tenor
    Thomas Cooley, tenor

Friday April 1 at 7:30pm, St. Michael’s Church, Chicago
Saturday April 2 at 7:30pm, Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook
Sunday April 3 at 3pm, Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook

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Chicago: Music of the Baroque
Apr
1
7:30 PM19:30

Chicago: Music of the Baroque

Monteverdi Vespers

Jane Glover, Conductor

From the website:

A towering masterpiece of the early Baroque—at once intimate and grand, prayerful and dramatic, exalted and sensual. Monteverdi’s rarely performed 1610 Vespers of the Blessed Virgin offers up a dizzying array of textures and sonorities in brilliant instrumental writing, opulent choruses, and moving solo arias and duets. Only subscribers are guaranteed seats for what is certain to be a highlight of the coming concert season.

Music of the Baroque Chorus and Instruments
    Jane Glover, conductor
    Yulia Van Doren, soprano
    Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
    Colin Ainsworth, tenor
    Thomas Cooley, tenor

Friday April 1 at 7:30pm, St. Michael’s Church, Chicago
Saturday April 2 at 7:30pm, Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook
Sunday April 3 at 3pm, Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook

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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts "Complete Bach Cantatas"
Jan
31
2:00 PM14:00

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts "Complete Bach Cantatas"

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Theatre of Early Music
Dan Taylor, conductor

Cantata Christ under Herr zum Jordan Kam, BWV 7
Cantata Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt, BWV 18
Cantata Jesu, der du meine Seele, BWV 78

For more information, dial 514-285-2000, option 4, or 1-800-899-6873
Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or in person at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Ticket Counter

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Repentigny: Duos d'amour
Jan
28
8:00 PM20:00

Repentigny: Duos d'amour

"An intimate evening filled with music for the heart and soul is offered by four singers from home and internationally. Come and be lulled by the unique voices of Daniel Taylor, sopranos Agnes Zsigovics and Ellen McAteer and the beautiful timbre of overseas tenor Charles Daniels. The love duets and brilliant works will make you sigh with pleasure and fill you with happiness. A unique opportunity to hear these four divine voices together in a place of magical acoustics."

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Ottawa Bach Choir: Mass in B Minor
Nov
15
7:30 PM19:30

Ottawa Bach Choir: Mass in B Minor

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The first concert of the season features the full setting of one of Bach’s last and greatest compositions, completed in 1749, but only first fully performed in 1859. Today it is considered one of the greatest pieces of choral music ever written. The choir is joined by the Baroque orchestra Ensemble Caprice of Montreal and world-class soloists, including countertenor Daniel Taylor, among others.

Agnes Zsigovics, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Rebecca Claborn, mezzo-soprano
Jacques-Olivier Chartier, tenor
Daniel Lichti, bass-baritone
Geoff Sirett, baritone

Reserved $50, Adults $40, Seniors $35, Students $15

Dominion-Chalmers United Church
355 Cooper Street, Ottawa


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