Darryl Taylor’s performances have been noted for their compelling artistry and authority. His is an international career highlighted by performances of art song, opera and oratorio. His repertoire extends from Bach to Britten, and beyond. Recent performance highlights include singing the title rôle in Phillip Glass’s Akhnaten for Long Beach Opera; L.A. Opera’s groundbreaking production of Dido and Aeneas; Pergolesi and Vivaldi’s Stabat Mater with Lyra Baroque Orchestra of St. Paul, Minnesota; performances with the Carmel Bach Festival; the Bach Collegium San Diego under Richard Egarr, and performances at New York’s Carnegie Hall. He has also performed Solomon with the City Choir of Washington under Robert Shafer. He is the founder of the African American Art Song Alliance (www.darryltaylor.com), and his recordings for the Naxos and Albany record labels have received wide praise.