Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

McGegan, PBO and Levin “Expand Beethoven”

“Despite the fire that badly damaged its long-time East Bay home in the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra’s season-opening concert at Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, was a […]

Nicholas McGegan

Philharmonia Baroque renders Beethoven’s Sixth in warm, evocative splendor

“On a damp and wet Sunday afternoon at the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra continued its 36th season, as Nicholas McGegan conducted Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony in F Major […]

Nicholas McGegan

Nicholas McGegan brings joy of music to two programs

“Along with superb musicianship and an innate feel for the Baroque and Classical compositions in which he specializes, McGegan also brings to the podium a plenitude of energy, as well […]

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

Hommage A Trois

William Berger: Hommage A Trois

Composer: Haydn, Mozart, Cimarosa

Viennese Delights

Viennese Delights

A couple of weeks ago I had the great pleasure of revisiting Vienna. I had been there often in the 1970’s when I was playing in a piano trio in […]


In honor of Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony: Cranachan

“…as a nod to the Mendelssohn “Scottish” Symphony, which is part of the August 7 concert repertoire, he is pleased to share a Scottish recipe that is one of his […]

Frederick The Great

The secret coffee recipe of Frederick The Great

Nicholas McGegan and Performance Today host Fred Child try the secret ingredient that Frederick The Great used in his coffee…and it’s not half bad. The interview with Nic begins on […]