The Illinois Chamber Orchestra welcomes a guest conductor for Friday night's performance in Springfield. Nicolas McGegan will lead a program of 18th century music at St. Agnes Church. It begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature works of Haydn, Scarlatti, Bach and Telemann.
McGegan has been music director for the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in San Francisco for three decades. As both a conductor and soloist, he has made over 100 recordings.
Karl Scroggin brings us this interview with McGegan: