“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
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
“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
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
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

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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