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
“Anthony McGill’s performance of the concerto with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia proved he is a musician who knows how to get the most out of every aspect of Mozart’s ... Read more
The great instrumentalists transcend the medium. In a way, Anthony McGill made the clarinet disappear at his extraordinary Philadelphia Chamber Music Society recital Thursday night with pianist Gloria Chien. Read ... Read more
On Sunday afternoon, Cincinnati was treated once again to McGill’s luscious tone and superb musicianship in a substantial program to open the Constella Festival. McGill was the featured soloist in three ... 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

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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