“Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto could have used a stronger pulse in its sublime slow movement. But Metropolitan Opera clarinetist Anthony McGill played with the sort of supreme grace and legato that ... 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
“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
“Of course with the brilliant young Anthony McGill, a principal clarinetist at the Met, as soloist, the performance was a sure thing. Copland described this 18-minute score, completed in 1948, ... 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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