Anthony McGill at Bethune-Cookman University

7:00PM, Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center at Bethune-Cookman University
698 W International Speedway Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Anthony McGill,clarinet
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Musicians
MOZART– Eine kleine Nachtmusik
COLERIDE-TAYLOR– Clarinet Quintet

We are thrilled to bring a free performance led by Anthony McGill to the Bethune-Cookman University students, faculty, and community. The OPO and Bethune-Cookman University have a time-honored partnership with several artistic collaborations throughout our history. The Bethune-Cookman Choir often performs in Orlando with the OPO.

Clarinetist Anthony McGill is one of classical music’s most recognizable and brilliantly multifaceted figures. He serves as the principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic — that orchestra’s first African-American principal player — and maintains a dynamic international solo and chamber music career. Hailed for his “trademark brilliance, penetrating sound and rich character” (The New York Times), as well as for his “exquisite combination of technical refinement and expressive radiance” (The Baltimore Sun), McGill also serves as an ardent advocate for helping music education reach underserved communities and for addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in classical music. He was honored to take part in the inauguration of President Barack Obama, premiering a piece written for the occasion by John Williams and performing alongside violinist Itzhak Perlman, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and pianist Gabriela Montero.

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