Anthony McGill


Principal Clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra since 2004, Anthony McGill has been recognized as one of the classical music world’s finest solo, chamber, and orchestral musicians.

He has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Metropolitan Opera and New York String Orchestras at Carnegie Hall, and the Baltimore, San Diego, and Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras. 2013–2014 orchestral performances include appearances with Orchestra 2001 and the Baltimore and New Jersey Symphony Orchestras.

As a chamber musician, McGill is a member of the Schumann Trio with Michael Tree and Anna Polonsky. He has collaborated with Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Gil Shaham, Midori, Mitsuko Uchida, and Lang Lang. On January 20, 2009, McGill performed with Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, and Gabriela Montero at the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

He has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia with quartets including Guarneri, Tokyo, Brentano, Pacifica, Shanghai, Miro, and Daedalus, as well as with Musicians from Marlboro and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

McGill has appeared on NPR’s Performance Today, MPR’s St. Paul Sunday Morning, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society series, and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. In 2013 he appeared, with his brother Demarre, on NBC Nightly News, Steve Harvey, and with Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC.

In demand as a teacher, McGill serves on the faculty of the Juilliard School, Peabody Institute, Bard College Conservatory of Music, and Manhattan School of Music, and has given master classes throughout the United States and in Europe.

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Upcoming Events

Date (dd/mm/yy) Event Title City State Country Venue/Details Tickets
12/02/2018 A Dream Deferred: Langston Hughes in Song New York NY US Metropolitan Museum of Art
3:00 PM
12/08/2018 Chamber Music Today 2018: Beethoven Prelude - Germany & Austria: Roots of Tradition Seoul Korea Kumho Art Hall Yonsei
3:00 PM
12/09/2018 Chamber Music Today 2018: Beethoven Prelude - Birth of a Master Seoul Korea Seoul Arts Center
2:00 PM
12/10/2018 Chamber Music Today 2018: Beethoven Prelude - Beethoven Immortal Seoul Korea Sejong Chamber Hall
8:00 PM
12/11/2018 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Tour of Taiwan & China Taipei Taiwan National Concert Hall
7:30 PM
12/12/2018 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Tour of Taiwan & China Hsinchu Taiwan Hsinchu Performing Arts Center
7:30 PM
12/14/2018 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Tour of Taiwan & China Shanghai China Shanghai Concert Hall
7:30 PM

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