“…with the orchestra’s new principal clarinetist, Anthony McGill, taking on the solo part that flips through emotions ranging from sardonic humor to deep melancholy.” Read the full review here. Read more
“This concert program (seen Friday night) was also a coming-out party for Anthony McGill, the orchestra’s new clarinet who crossed Lincoln Center Plaza last year, joining the Philharmonic from the ... 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
” 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
McGill awed the audience with eloquent virtuosity. First, he played Rossini’s Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Orchestra, full of dazzling runs and seemingly effortless trysts from the highest ... 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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