” When I was 15-years-old it was the first concerto I studied at length while at the Interlochen Arts Camp. I began playing it way too soon. Today, it remains ... Read more
In the concerto’s genial first movement and the spirited Rondo, Mr. McGill played with rhythmic brio and impeccable clarity. Yet even in passages that seem jocular on the surface, he brought out ... Read more
“The gifted McGill siblings are products of Chicago’s tuition-free Merit School of Music who have gone on to important careers outside the city – Demarre to the principal flute chair ... Read more
“He showed a whimsical, rhapsodic wit, and was able to paint in numerous hues, evoking both intimacy and distance. Nowhere was this more evident than in the cadenza, twisting and ... Read more
“Gifted clarinetist Anthony McGill joined Polonsky in Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1 by Brahms. The selection reflects how fond Brahms had become of ... Read more

Clarinetist Anthony McGill is one of classical music’s most recognizable and brilliantly multifaceted figures. He serves as the principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic — that orchestra’s first African-American principal player — and maintains a dynamic international solo and chamber music career.

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