Mercury News: McGegan among the best of 2018

“Mozart Magnified,” Oct. 3, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra: Performing in Stanford’s Bing Hall with an outstanding team of vocal soloists – soprano Camille Ortiz, mezzo-soprano Meg Bragle, tenor James Reese and […]

Nicholas McGegan

SF Chronicle’s Year in review

“The ebullient British conductor’s decision to step down in 2020 after 35 years as music director of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra marks the end of a chapter that encompasses nearly […]

Nicholas McGegan

Interview: McGegan on Messiah

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is performing Handel’s Messiah over the weekend – in Wellington on Saturday and Palmerston North on Sunday. Listen to the interview with Nic here.

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 […]