Again--from Measure 55 (Gerard Schwarz)

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Again--from Measure 55 (Gerard Schwarz)

  • 1991 ----- color ----- 28 min ----- vhs
  • (Upon Reflection series) Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Gerard Schwarz, Principle Conductor and Musical Director of the Seattle Symphony. Mr. Schwarz describes his work as a fight for standards, ideals and music. He reveals the considerations he must face as he programs the music for the season. As he discusses his relationship with the symphony, footage of a rehearsal is shown. He speaks of mutual trust--between an audience and a conductor, between a conductor and his/her orchestra. Mr. Schwarz discusses the "old guard" conductors and how he has changed his thinking about the symphony in Seattle.
  • Topics: (Community Life, Music, Pacific Northwest)