McGegan leads Mozart at the Van Cliburn Competition

“One of the happiest developments over the 20 years I’ve covered the Cliburn has been the FWSO’s vast improvement under Miguel Harth-Bedoya, music director for the last 16 years. But, […]

Nicholas McGegan

Spreading the Gospel: Period Style for Modern Performers

“It isn’t easy to condense years of training in historically informed performance into just a few rehearsals with non-specialist players—and not everyone in the early-music world would care to attempt […]

Nicholas McGegan

Atlanta Journal Constitution: “Review: ASO captivates with 18th-century tunes”

“McGegan, who is noted for his expertise in 18th-century music, conducted about two dozen strings in a completely gorgeous, utterly placid recitation of the Mozart composition…Aside from being a masterful […]

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

La Gloria di primavera

Scarlatti, Alessandro: La Gloria di Primavera

Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro Performers Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano Suzana Ograjenšek, soprano Clint van der Linde, countertenor Nicholas Phan, tenor Douglas Williams, baritone Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott director Conductor […]

Haydn Violin Concertos

Joseph Haydn: Violin Concertos

Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn

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 […]

All I want for Christmas

All I want for Christmas is…….

OK. I’ll admit it, I am not very fond of the modern Christmas. I simply can’t get into the spirit of Santa, Rudolf, dinky elves, even the whole story of […]

Nicholas McGegan

Musical Toronto: 38 Questions For Nicholas McGegan

“British-born conductor Nicholas McGegan is as a frequent visitor in Toronto. He last led the Toronto Symphony Orchestra through Handel’s Messiah in 2012, prompting John Terauds to call it the […]