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
08/02/2019 La Jolla Music Festival: The Time Traveller's Suite La Jolla CA US Baker-Baum Concert Hall
8:00 PM
08/03/2019 La Jolla Music Festival: Songs of Heaven and Earth La Jolla CA US Baker-Baum Concert Hall
8:00 PM
08/04/2019 La Jolla Music Festival: Ancient Voices La Jolla CA US Baker-Baum Concert Hall
3:00 PM
08/08/2019 Rosendal Chamber Music Festival Opening Concert Rosendal Norway Baroniet Rosendal
8:00 PM
08/10/2019 Late night concert in Kvinnherad church Rosendal Norway Kvinnherad church
10:00 PM
08/11/2019 Morning concert in Riddersalen Rosendal Norway Riddersalen
11:00 AM
08/11/2019 Closing concert in Riddersalen Rosendal Norway Riddersalen
4:00 PM
07/26/2019 Dvorak Symphony No. 7 Chicago IL US Jay Pritzker Pavilion
6:30 PM
07/27/2019 Dvorak Symphony No. 7 Chicago IL US Jay Pritzker Pavilion
7:30 PM

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