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
“In the jazz world, there’s no shortage of talk about musicians’ individual voices — how this saxophonist or that pianist is instantly recognizable on the basis of a single note ... 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
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
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

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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