Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra


Review: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra opens their 31st season

Just as Haydn did at the premiere of this work. McGegan surprised the audience and played the cadenza himself.
PBO Chorale - c. Caroline Kropp

Philharmonia Baroque’s Chorus and Orchestra bring Haydn’s creation home

Her voice is so powerful and her range so extended that it soars above the full orchestra, the chorus and her fellow soloists only to come down with exquisite gentleness and nail whole rivulets of notes with fluid perfection.

Zheng Cao wins audience with PBO

Central to the piece were the hints of Carabino (a piece sung by both Flicka and Cao – who both donned buckles worn by Maria Callas for the occasion).

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra: Louis Spohr, keyed trumpets and a young Mendelssohn

Cassone’s stunning tremulos, lightning trills and soaring melodies would have been well nigh impossible on the natural trumpet.
Nixon in China. Photo by Tim Matheson/Vancouver Opera.

San Francisco Opera announces 2011-12 Season

Seventy-four opera performances will be presented at the War Memorial Opera House beginning Friday, September 9.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra starts the year on a high note

Animated and friendly, the melody of the first moment was thrown back and forth between horns and violin - and in a small way made some part of the universe right.
Daniel Taylor

The Season’s Beginning: PBO’s Messiah

Julian Assange's dubious holiday present to the world coupled with the idiocy of our politicians has many thoughtful people on edge.
Ives Quartet

Review: Ives Quartet’s first Salon of the season

If playing vibrato is not an authentic option for today’s performers, the question arises what a musician is to do when faced with the need for volume.

Coo-Coo Consciousness with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

Most intense were the exquisitely delicate, hushed, pianissimo portions.
PBO - Keohane 10-16-10

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra graces the night

From the first bold, assertive notes of the Allegro, Mortenson stunned the audience with what he wrung out of the harpsichord.