Nicholas McGegan

McGegan’s “breathtaking command”

“It was the Rossini that received the evening’s finest performance. With a reduced-in-size ensemble onstage, McGegan elicited playing that was characterized by transparent textures, fleet tempi, bracing rhythms and expertly […]

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McGegan’s new album is “a thrillingly colourful performance”

“…a thrillingly colourful performance…Nicholas McGegan’s Swedish Chamber Orchestra give the catchy opening tutti just enough strut, and Frank-Gemmill’s acrobatic intro is a winner…” — Read more at The Arts Desk

Nicholas McGegan

McGegan, PBO close season with “fervor and tenderness”

“Beethoven and Luigi Cherubini were near-contemporaries, operating in parallel in the major musical capitals of Vienna and Paris, respectively. Both were giants in their day, and yet modern concertgoers only […]

Before Mozart – Early Horn Concertos

Composers: Christoph Förster Joseph Haydn Leopold Mozart Johann Baptist Georg Neruda Georg Philipp Telemann Performers Alec Frank-Gemmill, horn Swedish Chamber Orchestra Conductor Nicholas McGegan Label BIS Release Date April 6, […]

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Mozart: The Complete Works for Violin & Orchestra

Composer: Mozart Performers Capella Savaria Zsolt Kalló, violin Conductor Nicholas McGegan Label Hungaroton Release Date August 4, 2017

Schubert: Symphony No. 5 – Works for Violin and Orchestra

Composer: Schubert Performers Capella Savaria Zsolt Kalló, violin Conductor Nicholas McGegan Label Hungaroton Release Date November 11, 2016

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Fond Memories Preserved by Recipes

Over the past two years, two great friends who were also terrific cooks have passed away. Both were splendid European ladies who never met, but they were both survivors of […]

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Summertime in the domain of the Esterházy’s

Hungary in the summer is particularly delightful, especially when one is also lucky enough to be making music. In the second half of June, I was fortunate to spend a […]

Délices de Versailles

Délices de Versailles

April was a Rameau month for me. A whole troupe of singers, dancers, actors and orchestral musicians from here and France came to Berkeley. We put on a production of […]