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Janice Taylor (Contralto)

Born: Canada

The Canadian contralto, Janice Taylor, has been acclaimed as 'one of the great contraltos in the world today' and hailed as 'one of Canada's national treasures'. She performs regularly with orchestras and opera companies in such major music centers as New York, Boston, Washington (DC), Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Toronto, Montreal, Munich, Stuttgart and Milan. She has sung J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion (BWV 244) under the direction of Helmuth Rilling at Carnegie Hall, and has recorded L.v. Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with Robert Shaw and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Source: Liner notes to Dorian Recordings CD DOR-90113 (Christmas in Leipzig - conducted by Funfgeld, 1988)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2001)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Samuel Baron / Yehudi Wyner

Alto

BWV 87, BWV 97, BWV 135, BWV 243
Selections from
BWV 12, BWV 23, BWV 60, BWV 70 [x2], BWV 78, BWV 119, BWV 129, BWV 161, BWV 205, BWV 245

Greg Funfgeld

Alto

BWV 63

Dwight Oltman

Alto

BWV 170, BWV 243 [2nd], BWV 243 [3rd]

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Janice Taylor (Bethlehem)

 

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