Gerard Schwarz

Emmy Award-Winning Director: "All-Star Orchestra"
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Gerard Schwarz serves as Music Director of the All-Star Orchestra and the Eastern Music Festival. Schwarz recently completed his 26th and final season as Seattle Symphony Music Director and now serves as its Conductor Laureate. His previous positions as Music Director include New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and the New York Chamber Symphony.

His discography of over 350 releases showcases his collaborations with some of the world’s finest orchestras and opera companies, including the Berlin Radio Company, the Czech Philharmonic, the London Symphony, and L’Orchestre National de France. Schwarz has received hundreds of honors and accolades, including two Emmy Awards, 13 GRAMMY nominations, and six ASCAP Awards, and was the first American named Conductor of the Year by Musical America.