Examiner: McGegan’s latest release “celebrates landmarks”

Examiner: McGegan’s latest release “celebrates landmarks”

“McGegan selected this music for the first concert of the 2015–2016 Philharmonia Baroque season. This was a particularly auspicious occasion. Not only did it mark the beginning of the ensemble’s 35th season, but also it celebrated McGegan’s 30th season as Music Director. In San Francisco the beginning of the season also celebrated the return of […]

Diana Moore in performance with Crouch End Festival Chorus

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Diana Moore in performance with Crouch End Festival Chorus

“There were four soloists who each distinguished themselves but hats off to tenor Ben Johnson (professor of singing at the Royal Academy of Music) and mezzo Diana Moore whose voice conjures memories of Kathleen Ferrier.” – Read more

McGegan, Moore, and Williams and The Glory of Spring

McGegan, Moore, and Williams and The Glory of Spring

“Spring, sung by the fine, dusky-voiced mezzo soprano Diana Moore, holds bragging rights in the end, when an amusingly self-important Jove (baritone Douglas Williams) deems her triumphant over her seasonal rivals.” – Read more

McGegan, Moore, and Williams perform Scarlatti at Herbst

McGegan, Moore, and Williams perform Scarlatti at Herbst

“McGegan’s selection was thus entirely appropriate for this particular occasion, and the signs could not be better that this will be a delightfully engaging Philharmonia Baroque season.” – Read more

SF Gate: Philharmonia revives a lost Scarlatti gem

SF Gate: Philharmonia revives a lost Scarlatti gem

“With a cast of four singers embodying the four seasons and one more to weigh in — late but stylishly — as Jove, “The Glory of Spring” is a feast of vocal invention, supplemented by wondrous instrumental writing for a strikingly large orchestra.” – Read more

Review: McGegan, Moore, Williams, and Philharmonia Baroque revive a forgotten Scarlatti serenata

Review: McGegan, Moore, Williams, and Philharmonia Baroque revive a forgotten Scarlatti serenata

“McGegan, who celebrates his 30th anniversary with the orchestra this year, conducted brilliantly. Leading from the harpsichord, he drew zesty playing in the opening Introduction, a fanfare for trumpets, strings, oboes and bassoons.” – Read more

Moore “provided the highlight” with the RNS

Moore “provided the highlight” with the RNS

Moore provided the highlight, with an endearing performance of the Little Rhine Legend about lost love and a gold ring being thrown into the river, only to show up on her sweetheart’s dinner table inside a fish. – Read More

McGegan and Moore triumph with RNS

McGegan and Moore triumph with RNS

“The audience leapt to its feet at the climax. It was a breathtaking performance that fulfilled every expectation.” –Read more