Anthony McGill with UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra

Principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, Anthony McGill, will join the UW-Symphony Orchestra as a guest soloist under the direction of conductor Oriol Sans. This evening’s performance will be held at the beautiful, Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall | Hamel Music Center. Mr. McGill is the first African-American artist to hold a principal position in the NY Philharmonic. As one of classical music’s most familiar figures, he was awarded the Avery Fisher Prize in 2020, and he previously performed at the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

The Program:

1. Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
– Première Rhapsodie (1910)

2. Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
– Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73 (1811)

3. Gustav Mahler (1860–1911)
– Symphony No. 1 (1888)

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