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Demarre McGill, flute; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Michael McHale, piano

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 8:00 PM

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Brothers Anthony and Demarre McGill have achieved a phenomenal level of success in the classical music world. The only siblings ever to win the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Anthony was appointed the principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, and Demarre is the principal flutist of the Dallas Symphony. One of Ireland’s leading pianists, Michael McHale, joins these two outstanding wind musicians for an eclectic program that spans over a hundred years and features both duos and trios.

Poulenc: Flute Sonata
Shostakovich: Four Waltzes for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
Schoenfield: Sonatina for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata
RogersonA Fish Will Rise
Rachmaninov: Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
Saint-Saëns: Tarantella in A Minor for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano

Demarre McGill, flute


Winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, flutist Demarre McGill is acclaimed for his “richly saturated tone, spirited technique and expressive warmth” and has quickly become one of the most sought-after flutists of his generation. He enjoys an active career as a leading soloist, recitalist, artistic director and chamber musician.McGill has appeared as soloist.

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Michael McHale, piano


Belfast-born Michael McHale is one of Ireland’s leading pianists. Since completing his studies at Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music, he has developed a busy international career as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. He has performed at many important musical centres including Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Lincoln Center, New York; Symphony Hall,.

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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. McGill has appeared as soloist with.

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