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SF Chronicle: Philharmonia Baroque Serves Up More of the Same: Excellence

“It was musical business as usual in the all-Handel first half of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra’s March 7–10 concerts — not that there was anything routine about the Overture to Partenope and […]

Nicholas McGegan

McGegan and PBO are ” eloquent and theatrically savvy”

“Most of the program, though, was devoted to music of the Baroque, including an all-Handel first half that came as the latest reminder of how eloquent and theatrically savvy McGegan […]

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra at the Granada

“Under McGegan’s baton, the orchestra achieved full parity with the soloist, a challenge given baroque period performance priorities…The Schubert symphony sparkled with post-Beethovenian ingenuity of the first rank.” – Read […]

Joseph Haydn: Symphonies

Composer: Haydn, Joseph Performers Capella Savaria Conductor Nicholas McGegan Label Hungaroton Release Date September 2018

Rameau - Le Temple album cover

Rameau: Le Temple de la Gloire

Composer: Rameau, Jean-Philippe Performers Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale Bruce Lamott, chorale director Marc Labonnette, baritone Philippe-Nicolas Martin, baritone Camille Ortiz, soprano Gabrielle Philiponet, soprano Chantal Santon-Jeffery, soprano Artavazd Sargsyan, […]

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, […]


A Little Jaunt around Northern England: Part 2

After a night in York we headed out for some more sightseeing. Our first port of call was the charming village of Coxwold about twenty miles north of the city. […]

A little jaunt around Northern England, Part 1

Earlier this month David and I went for a week to northern England to visit friends, see the sights, and to be present at the opening of an art exhibit […]


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 […]