Anthony McGill, clarinet
August 12 and 13 with the Gryphon Trio
Anthony McGill is currently the principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic. McGill was also a principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. In performances, critics have noted his “. . .brilliance, penetrating sound, and rich sound” (The New York Times).
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, McGill attended the Curtis Institute of Music and is an instructor at the Peabody Institute at John Hopkins University. McGill, who received the prestigious 2020 Avery Fischer Prize, is one of only a handful of African American musicians to hold a principal position with a major orchestra.
August 12, 2022
Valentin Silvestrov: Fugitive Visions of Mozart, for piano trio (2007)
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in Mirror), for cello & piano (1978)
James Lee III: Ad Anah? (How long?), for clarinet & piano (2015)
Olivier Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time), for clarinet & piano trio (1940)
August 13, 2022
Anthony McGill & Gryphon Trio
Antonín Dvorák: Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90, “Dumky” (1891)
Leonard Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1942)
Edvard Grieg: Andante con moto in C minor, for piano trio (1878)
Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114 (1891)