Recognized as “Canada’s star countertenor” and “Canada’s most prolific recording artist,” DANIEL TAYLOR is one of the most sought-after countertenors in the world. He appears on more than 100 recordings on Sony, DG Archiv, Decca, Harmonia Mundi, BIS, Analekta, Teldec, Erato and Universal. Daniel has performed with the Metropolitan, Glyndebourne, Rome, San Francisco, Welsh National, Montreal, and Canadian Opera companies, at the Edinburgh Festival and at the Royal Albert Hall/BBC Proms. He recently took a role in the world premiere of the Robert Lepage staging of Ades ‘The Tempest’. He works with the Tonhalle Zurich, Toronto, Gothenburg, Rotterdam, St. Louis and Cleveland Orchestras. Recital appearances include Wigmore Hall, Carnegie, in Beijing, Barcelona and across North America. Daniel Taylor is Artistic Director and Conductor of the Theatre of Early Music and Artistic Director of the Quebec International Festival of Sacred Music. He was recently appointed to the position of Head of Historical Performance in the Faculty of Music at The University of Toronto, and is also on the Visiting Faculty of the University of Ottawa and the Victoria Conservatory of Music. In 2013, Daniel received the Queen's Medal in Music for his charitable work and contribution to Canada's cultural life.