It isn’t news that Anthony McGill is a masterful clarinetist, but his recital Sunday evening for Music in the Valley still surprised. The pristine technique, the breadth of tone coloring, ... Read more
One of the opening program’s two soloists, McGill made Weber’s Clarinet Concertino in E-flat not just a delight, it was a celebration. There are probably symphony orchestras that have played ... Read more
It was the kind of homecoming South Side native clarinet star Anthony McGill most enjoys. No speeches, no singling him out, just the chance to play great classical music with ... Read more
McGill awed the audience with eloquent virtuosity. First, he played Rossini’s Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra, full of dazzling runs and seemingly effortless trysts from the highest ... 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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