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Conductor Gerard Schwarz to Soon Lead the Tulsa Symphony in a Broadcast-Only Classical 88.7 Concert

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Aired on Thursday, March 25th.

Our guest is the renowned orchestral conductor Gerard Schwarz, who will lead the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra in a special broadcast-only concert to be aiared on our sister station, Classical 88.7 KWTU-FM, on Saturday the 27th at 8pm -- with a rebroadcast happening on Sunday the 28th at 4pm. (In both cases, the over-the-air concert can be live-streamed online at publicradiotulsa.org.) Schwarz has had a pioneering, quite remarkable career in music, which he tells us about. Now serving as the Artistic and Music Director of the Palm Beach Symphony as well as the Music Director of the Frost Symphony Orchestra at the University of Miami, Schwarz was previously the Music Director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (1978 to 1986), the Music Director of New York's Mostly Mozart Festival (1982 to 2001), and moreover the Music Director of the Seattle Symphony (1985 to 2011). The concert he'll soon be conducting with the Tulsa Symphony will include works by Richard Wagner, Max Bruch, and Johannes Brahms. More information on this concert is posted here.

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