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Review: Haydn Symphonies are “exuberant”

On February 15, 2015 |
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Beethoven and Haydn symphonies CDs reviews

On February 5, 2015 |
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“…he and the ensemble reveal unexpected depths and beauties in every movement. The playing of this original-instrument ensemble is remarkably good, assured and balanced and with an elegance exactly fitting […]




McGegan Does It Again In Haydn 57, 67, and 68

On February 2, 2015 |
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“McGegan clearly knows when to sound “authentic” and when to let his players sing.” Read more.




Philharmonia Barouqe new Haydn Symphonies CD review

On February 2, 2015 |
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“nobody does Haydn better than Nicholas McGegan and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.” —Classical Candor Read more.




New Haydn CD review: “Killer period orchestra”

On January 21, 2015 |
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“Expertly performed grown up music any classical music tourist can listen to without fear, this is a superb gateway drug to great classical glories if there ever was one. Simply […]




CD Review: Handel’s Teseo

On July 7, 2014 |
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“Few ensembles are better equipped than Nicholas McGegan’s Philharmonia Orchestra, and the soloists here (notably soprano Dominique Labelle) are excellent, the live performance beautifully produced.” “…a noteworthy example of an emerging […]




Gramophone Magazine Hommage CD review

On February 24, 2014 |
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Vivaldi Bassoon Concerti CD Review

On February 24, 2014 |
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“…with the celebrated Nicholas McGegan as director and keyboard player, Jackson’s brilliant artistry shines out like a jewel in a perfect setting.”   Read more from Audio Society of Atlanta.




Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor and Symphony No. 4 CD Review

On February 10, 2014 |
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“McGegan is one of those very rare conductor…who know how to make a period orchestra ‘speak,’ to give it nuance and expression…” “Bravo to Kalló, McGegan, and the orchestra!” Read […]




Mendelssohn CD with Capella Savaria CD review

On December 27, 2013 |
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“Period instrument performance of works this late is rare, but under the baton of the impeccable Nicholas McGegan (of Philharmonia Baroque fame) this fine Hungarian chamber orchestra produce refreshingly lithe, […]