SF Classical Voice: Philharmonia Baroque Goes for the Glory

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Interview, Nicholas McGegan | No Comments
SF Classical Voice: Philharmonia Baroque Goes for the Glory

“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 — has played like a gorgeous soundtrack in McGegan’s dreams for nearly three decades. Years after John Shepard discovered the original 1745 manuscript in the archives of UC Berkeley’s Hargrove Music Library, Victor Gavenda, then a Ph.D. student, recommended the piece to McGegan.”

— Read more at sfcv.org.

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