“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
McGill, Principal Clarinet for the New York Philharmonic, is the total package. Stylish, passionate and limitlessly fluent on the clarinet, McGill galvanized the concerto into motion, breathing life into every ... Read more
“I begin with last Sunday’s MET Orchestra concert (Fabio Luisi conducting w/ Renee Fleming, and clarinet soloists Anthony McGill, and Stephen Williamson) at Carnegie Hall. It was a concert wonderfully ... 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
“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

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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