Anthony McGill, clarinet
Gloria Chien, piano

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 3:00 pm
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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Tickets for this concert go on sale September 8.

About This Performance

“When you have the services of an artist as suave and eloquent as clarinetist Anthony McGill, it only makes sense to put him in the spotlight and keep him there” (San Francisco Chronicle). The New York Philharmonic principal clarinet and Avery Fisher Career Grant winner returns to Franklin Hall with the trademark brilliance, penetrating sound, and rich character that prompted a Philadelphia Inquirer critic to label his previous PCMS recital “extraordinary.”

Program to be announced

The Artist(s)

Anthony McGill, clarinet
Recognized as one of the classical music world’s finest solo, chamber and orchestral musicians, Anthony McGill was named Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic beginning in September 2014. He previously served as Principal Clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Associate Principal Clarinet of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Mr. McGill has appeared as soloist with many orchestras including the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra,… Read More
Gloria Chien, piano
Selected by the Boston Globe as one of its Superior Pianists of the year, Taiwanese-born pianist Gloria Chien has one of the most diverse musical lives as a noted performer, concert presenter, and educator. She made her orchestral debut at the age of 16 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra with Thomas Dausgaard, and performed again with the BSO with Keith Lockhart.… Read More


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