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NY Times: Maestro of the Influential Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra to Step Down

On October 3, 2018 |
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“He helped make the West Coast a period-instrument power. He expanded the repertory, conducting little-known Baroque works as well a new ones written for antique instruments. And he made the […]




Nicholas McGegan to Retire as Music Director of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale at the conclusion of the 2019-20 Season

On October 2, 2018 |
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National Public Relations: Amanda Sweet, Bucklesweet 347-564-3371 amanda@bucklesweet.com Nicholas McGegan to Retire as Music Director of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale at the conclusion of the 2019-20 Season McGegan to […]




LA Times: PBO to open Phil’s 65th season

On September 25, 2018 |
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““I’ve done ‘Exultate, jubilate’ 12 times with six different sopranos,” he said. “But this time, a new soprano will sing it. We’ve never worked together before, so that will be […]




SFCV: “A Passion Play for Judas”

On September 12, 2017 |
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Nicholas McGegan

“The Judas Passion is part of Philharmonia Baroque’s new initiative that brings Baroque music into the 21st century — or is that vice versa? Launched this month, New Music for […]




” Philharmonia Baroque stages rare performance of a resurrected gem…”

On April 25, 2017 |
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Nicholas McGegan

“With top-quality Baroque works performed in the Bay Area each year, music lovers might be tempted to think they’ve heard everything the era produced. But this weekend at Zellerbach Hall, […]




McGegan will bring RNS to Hull for BBC Proms

On April 20, 2017 |
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Nicholas McGegan

“…the special visit to Hull, as part of the classical music programme’s ‘Proms at…’ series, is a huge honour with the festival rarely travelling outside of London. Fittingly, Stage@TheDock will […]




McGegan to conduct first Prom outside London in 123 years

On April 20, 2017 |
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“Period performance specialist Mr McGegan has worked with the Gateshead-based Royal Northern Sinfonia for more than a decade. Mr McGegan – two of whose ancestors were organists at Beverley Minster […]




SF Classical Voice: Philharmonia Baroque Goes for the Glory

On April 12, 2017 |
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Nicholas McGegan

“In the words of McGegan, “It’s extravagant, spectacular beyond description.” The score that, he suggests, Rameau composed as if afflicted by “musical attention deficit syndrome” — more on that later […]




Nicholas McGegan on KDFC’s “State of the Arts”

On October 5, 2015 |
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“This week, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra is giving the U.S. premiere of a work by Alessandro Scarlatti called The Glory of Spring…Philharmonia Baroque will bring The Glory of Spring to the […]




Baroque Music Matters: Nicholas McGegan at the Commonwealth Club

On August 14, 2015 |
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Nicholas McGegan at the Commonwealth Club

On Friday, August 14th, Kate van Orden, professor of music at Harvard University, sat down with Nicholas McGegan who spoke on his career as a conductor, leader of a world-class […]