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McGill brothers with CYSO release; 'Winged Creatures' today!! / BroadwayWorld

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Demarre McGill, principal flute of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, and his brother Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, return to their early training ground, the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO), for Winged Creatures, a homecoming album of duo concertos featuring world-premiere recordings of works by Michael Abels and Joel Puckett written expressly for the McGills and the CYSO's Symphony Orchestra.

The McGills are among the few African-Americans who've held first-chair positions in major American orchestras.

Available TODAY!! May 10, 2019, the album includes Abels' Winged Creatures; Franz Danzi's Sinfonia Concertante for flute, clarinet, and orchestra, Op. 41; Camille Saint-Saëns' Tarantelle, Op. 6; and Puckett's Concerto Duo. Conductor is Allen Tinkham, music director of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (Cedille Records CDR 90000 187).

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