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
“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
” When I was 15-years-old it was the first concerto I studied at length while at the Interlochen Arts Camp. I began playing it way too soon. Today, it remains ... 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
“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

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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