Anthony McGill, New York Philharmonic Principal Clarinet and first African American principal player joins us for an afternoon of musical delights and meaningful conversations in words and notes. Known for both his technical skills and musical lyricism, Mr. McGill has also risen to prominence in speaking out about social justice issues.
“Exquisite combination of technical refinement and expressive radiance” - The Baltimore Sun
Mr. McGill's many accomplishments include: First African American principal player for the NY Philharmonic; served as the principal clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera; and performed alongside violinist Itzhak Perlman, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and pianist Gabriela Montero at President Barack Obama’s inauguration.
Dr. Ryan Dudenbostel’s informative and engaging Pre-Concert Lecture about the program will air at 12:00 PM on www.bellinghamsymphony.org.
THIS IS AN ONLINE/VIRTUAL EVENT and can be viewed from anywhere.