McGegan’s rave Messiah performances in Houston

Posted on Dec 23, 2019 in Artist News, Nicholas McGegan, Reviews | No Comments
McGegan’s rave Messiah performances in Houston

“Led by McGegan—who sometimes indicated what he wanted with little more than a flick of the wrist—the orchestra brought airiness to the fast sections, lilt to the lyrical ones and sharpness to the bursts of agitation.” Read more on Texas Classical Review.

“Leading the orchestra this year was Nicholas McGegan, an 18th-century specialist with more than 50 Handel recordings to his name. The genial-looking Englishman eschewed a baton, his hands waving elaborate semaphores in the air as the cellos and basses dutifully highlighted Handel’s ascending-descending architecture and violins worked their way through whole waterfalls of notes.”
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