We were honored to stream a concert featuring Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, together with Anna Polonsky, piano, from the stage of the Howland Cultural Center. This performance took place on June 26, 2020.

This concert was preceded by a pre-concert discussion between Mr. McGill and Thomas Holt, Professor of History at the University of Chicago.

Click the image above to watch an archive of this concert.

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This concert from the Howland Cultural Center is a co-presentation with the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, and numerous other presenters.


Supporting Presenters

We would also like to thank photographer Lori Adams for graciously adorning the walls of the Howland Cultural Center with her magnificent artwork during this concert.

“trademark brilliance, penetrating sound and rich character” (The New York Times).

“exquisite combination of technical refinement and expressive radiance.” (The Baltimore Sun).

Artist Website: http://www.anthonymcgill.com/


Adoration Florence Price / Arr. Anthony McGill
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano Leonard Bernstein
     Grazioso (1918-1990)
     Andantino ‐ Vivace e leggiero  
Ad Anah? James Lee, III
(1975- )
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano Carlos Guastavino
     Allegro deciso (1912-2000)
     Rondo, Allegro spiritoso  

 Program is subject to change

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