“This concert program (seen Friday night) was also a coming-out party for Anthony McGill, the orchestra’s new clarinet who crossed Lincoln Center Plaza last year, joining the Philharmonic from the ... Read more
“…with the orchestra’s new principal clarinetist, Anthony McGill, taking on the solo part that flips through emotions ranging from sardonic humor to deep melancholy.” Read the full review here. Read more
“Mr. McGill, a diminutive whizzbang performer, never let that stop him for a moment. But while he could amaze us with his technique, it was in the two cadenzas where ... Read more
Anthony McGill, a brilliant young principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, wandered the stage animatedly, pausing here and there to burble alongside drummers or melt into a muted-brass lullaby ... 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

Now in his second season as Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, Anthony McGill previously served as Principal Clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Associate Principal Clarinet of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and has been recognized as one of the classical music world’s finest solo, chamber and orchestral musicians.

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