Anthony McGill with UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall | Hamel Music Center

April 4, 2023 7:30 pm

Anthony McGill picture

About this event

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. 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.


  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    • Première Rhapsodie (1910)
  • Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
    • Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73 (1811)
  • In addition, the UWSO will be performing their own selections TBA

All seating is general admission.

Day of Event Schedule
12-1:30 pm - Studio Class with Anthony McGill (open to public, no tickets required)
3:30-6 pm - Open Rehearsal with Anthony McGill and the University of Madison Symphony Orchestra (open to public, no tickets required)
6:45-7:15 pm - Mahler's Symphony No. 1 - Pre-Concert talk with Dr. James Zychowicz, President of the Mahler Society of Chicago (concert tickets required)
7:30 pm - Performance (concert tickets required)

Virtual event tickets: This event can be watched while it is being performed live on the Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall stage, it will not be available for on demand playback after the live performance ends. Your personal link to view the concert will be sent 24 hours before the concert begins and again 30 minutes before the concert begins. Those that purchase less than 30 minutes before the concert will receive their link in their confirmation email sent immediately after the purchase is complete. All emails will come from Campus Arts Ticketing. If you do not receive the email to your inbox, please check your spam/junk folder. One virtual ticket required per device.

Prices (including all fees)

General Public $15.00
Student (Any, 1 per order) Free, ticket required
Virtual Event General Public $7.00
Virtual Event UW-Madison Student $5.00


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