The All-Star Orchestra

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Gerard Schwarz, a Lifelong Music Educator

NEW YORK—The mark of a great civilization is best and most completely left by its artistic achievements. This is what conductor Gerard Schwarz firmly …


Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5. Analysis by Gerard Schwarz (part 1) | Music | Khan Academy

Without a net: ‘All-Star Orchestra’ premieres classical music on TV

What do Gian Carlo Menotti’s 1951 one-act opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” Igor Stravinsky’s 1962 “The Flood: A Musical Play” and Samuel Jones’ …


All-Star Orchestra finds new audiences

Conductor Gerard Schwartz leads his All-Star Orchestra in a new season of performances on public television that have already commenced on NJTV and …

Conductor Gerard Schwarz's All-Star Orchestra to Return to THIRTEEN Next Month

The three-time Emmy Award-winning All-Star Orchestra, under the direction of renowned conductor Gerard Schwarz, returns to public television with a …

On the Red Couch with Conductor Gerard Schwarz

<i>Before speaking with Gerard Schwarz, the former Music Director of the Seattle Symphony and current Music Director of the All-Star Orchestra, I knew almost nothing about his work (one thing I did know: his daughter is Gabriella Schwarz, Flipboard’s News Editor). “Most people assume conducting is</i> …

All-Star Orchestra begins its second season, with CSO’s Weijing Wang in tow - CSO Sounds Stories

In 2013, veteran conductor Gerard Schwarz organized the first-ever All-Star Orchestra, a group of musicians gathered from more than 30 of this …

ASO Executive Director Paul Schwendener and Vice President of the board Susan Hutchison after the EMMY win.

All-Star Orchestra board member Jody Schwarz with the EMMY award, the third for season 1.

All Star Orchestra New Season Preview – Coming Fall 2015

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All-Star Orchestra (New season promo 0:30)

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<b>Mr. Schwarz conducts leading musicians from over 30 major American orchestras in four new episodes featuring symphonic masterpieces and works by</b> …

Pianist Lola Astanova playing Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.

Principal horn Erik Ralske, who serves as principal in the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

Smiling rehearsal moment with Music Director Gerard Schwarz.

Music Director Gerard Schwarz leads the orchestra he founded.

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers with composer Sam Jones.

A light moment with timpanist Jauvon Gilliam. Jauvon is principal timpanist in the National Symphony.

View of the orchestra from above.

The orchestra wide shot, complete with a few cameras of course.

All-Star Orchestra trombone section, led by New York Philharmonic principal Joseph Alessi.

View from behind one of the many HD cameras that captured the ensemble during filming days of season 2.