SF Datedbook: “McGegan’s leadership brought out the score’s color and vibrancy”

On April 7, 2019 |
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“McGegan and the orchestra, meanwhile, demonstrated yet again why the Handel oratorios have been such a triumphant staple of their work together over the past 30 years and more. “Saul” is full of instrumental extravagances, from the rare presence of trumpets and trombones to a flashy solo for a sort of keyboard-driven glockenspiel.

Again and again, the ensemble under McGegan’s leadership brought out the score’s color and vibrancy. Not even the peevish Saul himself could have begrudged the performers their success.”

-Read more at SF Datebook.