“His trademark refinement was key to the serenity of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A major (K. 581), and especially so in the quiet stirrings of the third movement.”       ... Read more
“Audience consensus suggested — and I concur — the highest point of the evening was McGill’s exceptional playing of Mozart’s Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A Major, K. 622.” ... 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
Anthony McGill, a brilliant young principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, wandered the stage animatedly, pausing here and there to burble alongside drummers or melt into a muted-brass lullaby ... 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

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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