Poster Anthony McGill & Gloria Chien
Clarinetist Anthony McGill and pianist Gloria Chien
Photo: Philip Greenberg
Performance Today®

Anthony McGill and Gloria Chien

Gloria Chien and Anthony McGill are both as busy as can be; Chien runs three festivals, and McGill is the principal clarinet in the New York Philharmonic. But they still make time to play as a duet. On today’s show, Gloria Chien and Anthony McGill play from the Grand Duo Concertant by Carl Maria von Weber.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade for Winds in C minor K. 388 Movement 3
Allan Vogel, oboe | Kimaree Gilad, oboe | Anthony McGill, clarinet | Carey Bell, clarinet | Dennis Godburn, bassoon
Album: Vol. 4: Mozart and Winds
Music@Menlo 20064

Edward Elgar, arr. Donald Fraser: Miniatures for Cello and Strings Movements 1-5
Raphael Wallfisch, cello | English Symphony Orchestra | Kenneth Woods, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra, Wyastone Concert Hall, Monmouth, UK

Carl Maria von Weber: Grand Duo Concertant: Movement 1
Anthony McGill, clarinet | Gloria Chien, piano
Album: Here With You
Cedille 207

Alfred Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin | Wu Qian, piano
String Theory at the Hunter at Home, Online

Hour 2

Christos Hatzis: String Quartet No 1: Movement 4
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Album: Awakening
EMI Classics 5 58038 2

David Diamond: Kaddish
Jonathan Aasgaard, cello | Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra | Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Album: From Jewish Life: Music for Cello and Orchestra
Avie 2149

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet, Op. 76 No. 4, Sunrise
St Lawrence String Quartet
The Spoleto Festival USA Chamber Music Series, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC

Clara Schumann, arr. Tim Bradley: Two pieces from Soirees Musicales, Op. 6
Copper Street Brass
Copper Street Brass, Sundin Music Hall, St Paul, MN

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