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Nicholas McGegan

hps, fl, *1950 GB, Sawbridgeworth
Musician / Conductor of Classical

James Nicholas McGegan OBE (born 14 January 1950 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England) is a British harpsichordist, flautist, conductor and early music expert.McGegan received his early education at Nottingham High School. He subsequently studied music at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and at Magdalen College, Oxford. McGegan has participated in some of the earliest "authentic-performance" recordings during the 1970s as a baroque flautist, including Christopher Hogwood's seminal recordings of Mozart symphonies. He has taught music at such UK institutions as King's College, Cambridge, Oriel College, Oxford, and the Royal College of Music. In the USA, McGegan has served as artist-in-residence at Washington University in St. Louis, beginning in 1979 when he was initially scheduled for

        
Instruments
  • Harpsichord
  • Flute
  • Organ
  • Clavinet
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
The Four Seasons: Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 8, RV 297: "L'inverno" (Winter): I. Allegro non molto on Baroque Masterpieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi & George Frideric Handel
Concerto in E-Flat Major K. 495: II. Romance - Andante Cantabile on Mozart: Horn Concertos, Rondeau K.371, Rondo K.514 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lowell Greer, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Nicholas McGegan
The Four Seasons: Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 8, RV 297: "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo on Baroque Masterpieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi & George Frideric Handel
Judas Maccabaeus: Act 3. Duet: O lovely peace on Handel: Judas Maccabaeus by George Frideric Handel, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Guy De Mey & U.C. Berkeley Chamber Chorus
Concerto in A Minor, RV 461 No.5 for Oboe, Strings and continuo: II. Larghetto on Baroque Masterpieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi & George Frideric Handel
The Four Seasons: Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8, RV 269: "La primavera" (Spring): II. Largo on Baroque Masterpieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi & George Frideric Handel
Concerto in E-Flat Major K. 495: I. Allegro maestoso on Mozart: Horn Concertos, Rondeau K.371, Rondo K.514 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lowell Greer, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Nicholas McGegan
The Four Seasons: Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 8, RV 315: "L'estate" (Summer): III. Presto on Baroque Masterpieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi & George Frideric Handel
The Four Seasons: Concerto No. 1 in E Major, Op. 8, RV 269: "La primavera" (Spring): I. Allegro on Baroque Masterpieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi & George Frideric Handel
Aria Quinta "sopra La Bergamasca" (from Book 3) on Uccellini: "La bergamasca" by Marco Uccellini, Nicholas McGegan & The Arcadian Academy

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Harold In Italy / Plus La Mort De CléopâtreHector Berlioz, Lise Berthaud, Ruxandra Donose, Michael Seal, Nicholas McGegan, Ilan Volkov2019Album
The Complete Works For Violin And OrchestraWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Zsolt Kalló, Capella Savaria, Nicholas McGegan2017Album
Symphonies Nos 44 & 100Joseph Haydn2016Album
Les Nuits d'Été, AriasLorraine Hunt Lieberson, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Hector Berlioz, Georg Friedrich Händel2011Album
AdmetoGeorg Friedrich Händel, Festspielorchester Göttingen, Nicholas McGegan, Marie Arnet, David Bates, Kirsten Blaise, Tim Mead, Andrew Radley2010Album
Water MusickGeorg Friedrich Händel - Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan2009Album
Dettinger Te Deum (version By Mendelssohn Bartholdy)Georg Friedrich Händel, Nicholas McGegan, Dominique Labelle, Thomas Cooley, Colin Ainsworth, William Berger, NDR Chor, Festspielorchester Göttingen, Joseph Haydn, Luigi Cherubini2009Album
SamsonGeorg Friedrich Händel, Festspielorchester Göttingen, NDR Chor, Nicholas McGegan2009Album
Arias For... Cuzzoni, Durastanti, Senesino, MontagnanaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Lisa Saffer, Lorraine Hunt, Drew Minter, David Thomas2008Album
Acis und GalateaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Nicholas McGegan2008Album
Verse AnthemsPelham Humfrey – Nicholas McGegan2004Album
Corelli: Concertos, Vol. 1Arcangelo Corelli, Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra2001Album
Corelli Concertos Opus 6 / Volume 2Arcangelo Corelli - Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra2001Album
Alfred (An English Masque)Thomas Arne / Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra - The Philharmonia Chorale Conductor : Nicholas McGegan1999Album
Suites From Platée & DardanusJean-Philippe Rameau / Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra / Nicholas McGegan1998Album
The Mozart ExperienceWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nicholas McGegan, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden1998Compil.
Vivaldi for diverse instrumentsNicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra1997Album
Tutti! Orchestral SamplerEiji Oue, Minnesota Orchestra, Jose Serebrier, Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, Eugene Istomin, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Jerry Junkin, Dallas Wind Symphony, Fort Worth Chamber Ensemble, Turtle Creek Chorale1997Album
Clori, Tirsi e FilenoGeorg Friedrich Händel, Lorraine Hunt, Nicholas McGegan1997Album
AriodanteGeorg Friedrich Händel - Lorraine Hunt, Juliana Gondek, Lisa Saffer, Jennifer Lane, Rufus Müller, Nicolas Cavallier, Wilhelmshavener Vokalensemble, Freiburger Barockorchester, Nicholas McGegan1996Album
With Charming Notes (Songs & Instrumental Music)Henry Purcell & John Blow, Christine Brandes, Arcadian Academy With Mary Springfels, Nicholas McGegan1995Album
Susanna (Highlights)Georg Friedrich Händel, Lorraine Hunt, Drew Minter, Jill Feldman, William Parker, Jeffrey Thomas, David Thomas, University Of California Berkeley Chamber Chorus, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1995Compil.
Orchestral Suites From Nais & Le Temple de la GloireJean-Philippe Rameau, Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra1995Album
Piano Concertos K. 456, K. 459Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Melvyn Tan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1995Album
Handel AriasGeorg Friedrich Händel - Lorraine Hunt, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1994Album
Ayres for the ViolinArcadian Academy, Nicholas McGegan, Nicola Matteis1994Album
Dido And AeneasHenry Purcell, The Choir Of Clare College, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Lorraine Hunt, Lisa Saffer, Donna Deam, Ellen Rabiner, Christine Brandes, Paul Elliott, Michael Dean, Ruth Rainero, Nicholas McGegan1994Album
Judas MaccabaeusGeorg Friedrich Händel, Guy De Mey, Lisa Saffer, Patricia Spence, David Thomas, University Of California Berkeley Chamber Chorus, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1993Album
Handel/RadamistoNicholas McGegan1993Album
SignatureNicholas McGegan1993Compil.
"La Bergamasca" (Sonate Ed Arie A Violini E Basso)Marco Uccellini, Arcadian Academy, Nicholas McGegan1993Album
TheodoraNicholas McGegan, Georg Friedrich Händel, University Of California Berkeley Chamber Chorus, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra1992Album
Vivaldi: Recorder ConcertosMarion Verbruggen, Nicholas McGegan1992Album
3 Quartets, Fantasy in CCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Nicholas McGegan, Catherine Mackintosh, Anthony Pleeth, Christopher Hogwood1992Album
Arias For DurastantiGeorg Friedrich Händel, Lorraine Hunt, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1992Album
Ottone - Re Di GermaniaGeorg Friedrich Händel / Drew Minter, Lisa Saffer, Juliana Gondek, Patricia Spence, Ralf Popken, Michael Dean, Freiburger Barockorchester, Nicholas McGegan1992Album
Clavierbüchlein Für Anna Magdalena Bach (A Selection)Johann Sebastian Bach, Nicholas McGegan, Lorraine Hunt, David Bowles1991Album
AgrippinaGeorg Friedrich Händel / Sally Bradshaw, Lisa Saffer, Drew Minter, Wendy Hill, Nicholas Isherwood, Ralf Popken, Michael Dean, Gloria Banditelli, Béla Szilágyi, Capella Savaria, Nicholas McGegan1991Album
Tirsi És Clori (Madrigálok)Claudio Monteverdi, Mária Zádori, Márta Fers, Guy De Mey, Martin Klietmann, Klaus Mertens, Capella Savaria, Nicholas McGegan1991Album
Juditha Triumphans (Oratorio)Antonio Vivaldi, Gloria Banditelli, Mária Zádori, Judith Németh, Annette Markert, Katalin Gémes, Capella Savaria, Nicholas McGegan1990Album
Arias For MontagnanaGeorg Friedrich Händel, David Thomas, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1990Album
Arias For CuzzoniGeorg Friedrich Händel, Lisa Saffer, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1990Album
Corelli - Concerti Grossi Op. 6 7-12Nicholas McGegan1990Album
La ResurrezioneGeorg Friedrich Händel, Nicholas McGegan1990Album
SusannaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, University Of California Berkeley Chamber Chorus, Lorraine Hunt, Drew Minter, Jill Feldman, William Parker, Jeffrey Thomas, David Thomas, Nicholas McGegan1990Album
Concerti Grossi Op.6 1–6Arcangelo Corelli, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1989Album
Il Combattimento Di Tancredi E ClorindaClaudio Monteverdi / Guy De Mey - Mária Zádori - Martin Klietmann - József Gregor - Capella Savaria - Nicholas McGegan1988Album
Water MusickGeorg Friedrich Händel, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1988Album
La Giuditta, Oratorio - Bella Madre, CantataAlessandro Scarlatti - Mária Zádori, Capella Savaria, Nicholas McGegan1988Album
Flute ConcertosAntonio Vivaldi - Janet See1988Album
Horn Concertos - Rondeau K. 371 - Rondo K. 514Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lowell Greer, Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra1988Album
Arias For SenesinoGeorg Friedrich Händel - Drew Minter, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1987Album
Concertos And SinfoniasAntonio Vivaldi - Capella Savaria, Nicholas McGegan1986Album
Brockes PassionGeorg Friedrich Händel, Martin Klietmann, István Gáti, Mária Zádori, Katalin Farkas, Guy De Mey, János Bándi, Drew Minter, Stadtsingechor Halle, Capella Savaria, Nicholas McGegan1986Album
Apollo E DafneGeorg Friedrich Händel - Judith Nelson, David Thomas, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1985Album
PygmalionJean-Philippe Rameau - Michael Goldthorpe / Marilyn Hill Smith / Anne-Marie Rodde, English Bach Festival Chorus, English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1984Album
Nais, An Opera For PeaceNicholas McGegan, English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra, Jean-Philippe Rameau1982Album
Naïs - Opéra pour la PaixJean-Philippe Rameau, English Bach Festival Chorus, English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1982Album
La Princesse De NavarreJean-Philippe Rameau - English Bach Festival Chorus, English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan1980Album
Three Quartets • Fantasy In C MajorCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Nicholas McGegan • Catherine Mackintosh • Anthony Pleeth • Christopher Hogwood1978Album
J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach, & C.P.E. Bach - Music for Two FlutesStephen Preston, Nicholas McGegan1977Album
Four Sonatas & Two Duets, Op. 18Nicholas McGegan, Colin Tilney, Christopher Hogwood, Johann Christian Bach1976Album
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