Anthony McGill

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Anthony McGill
Inauguration performance of Air and Simple Gifts.jpg
From left to right: Itzhak Perlman, Gabriela Montero, Yo-Yo Ma, and McGill performing Air and Simple Gifts at the 2009 inauguration of then US-president Barack Obama
Background information

Anthony McGill is an American clarinetist. He is the principal clarinetist for the Metropolitan Opera.

Early life and education[change | change source]

McGill grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He went to the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He teaches at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Career[change | change source]

Together with Itzhak Perlman (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), and Gabriela Montero (piano), he recorded and performed "Air and Simple Gifts" by John Williams, for Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony on 20 January 2009.[1]

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