Northwest Reverb - Reflections by James Bash and others about classical music in the Pacific Northwest and beyond
Friday, July 2, 2010
McGegan to replace ailing Jeffrey Kahane at Oregon Bach Festival
Conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane has withdrawn from the Oregon Bach Festival because of illness. He was replaced by Robert Levin for last evening's recital with Thomas Quasthoff (review to come on Oregon Music News). For tomorrow night's gala, the Festival will engage Nicholas McGegan He will conduct the Poulenc two piano concerto, Mozart Sinfonia, and the two Quasthoff show tunes. More later on Oregon Music News.