Naples Illustrated interview with Patrick Quigley

Posted on Oct 15, 2015 in Interview, Patrick Dupre Quigley | No Comments
Naples Illustrated interview with Patrick Quigley

Nationally acclaimed vocal and orchestral ensemble Seraphic Fire will light up Naples with a series of concerts this season, led by Founder and Artistic Director Patrick Dupré Quigley: “Whenever I hear a great symphony, an amazing choir, or meet another conductor, these are added to the experiences that have made me who I am today.” […]

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

Posted on Oct 5, 2015 in Artist News, Interview, News, Nicholas McGegan | No Comments
Nicholas McGegan on KDFC’s “State of the Arts”

“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 Bing Concert Hall at Stanford on Wednesday, Herbst Theatre in San Francisco on Friday, and to the First Congregational Church in Berkeley for their final […]

The Leonard Lopate show: Going Baroque with Conductor Nic McGegan

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Artist News, Interview, News, Nicholas McGegan | No Comments
The Leonard Lopate show: Going Baroque with Conductor Nic McGegan

Conductor Nic McGegan discusses his 40 years in Baroque music, and his upcoming appearance at the Caramoor Music Festival, where he’ll conduct works by Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven, working with the violinist Jennifer Koh. – Read more and listen at WNYC.org or click play below

Matthew Halls and Beethoven’s Ninth: Seattle Times Interview

Posted on Dec 30, 2014 in Artist News, Interview, Matthew Halls | No Comments
Matthew Halls and Beethoven’s Ninth: Seattle Times Interview

“It was completely exhilarating,” Halls says. “When you do these pieces for the first time, it’s like climbing a giant mountain, particularly with Beethoven’s Ninth.” Read More

Isabel Bayrakdarian: “A Mellow Control Freak”

Isabel Bayrakdarian: “A Mellow Control Freak”

“I have graduated from girls to women, Women are complex, girls are innocent.” Read More

Bayrakdarian sings rival divas

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in Artist News, Interview, Isabel Bayrakdarian, News | No Comments
Bayrakdarian sings rival divas

. Isabel Bayrakdarian is fascinated by the story of competing 18th-century opera stars, pitted against each other for money and fame. The soprano has taken the story of Faustina Bordoni and Francesca Cuzzoni — enemies who sang works by the same composers and in the same operas — to heart. “It’s too bad they had […]