98.7 WFMT Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations Broadcast

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WFMT 98.7 LogoOur Sweetest Day series started with a 98.7 WFMT broadcast of our Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations with cellist Julian Schwarz at noon on Friday October 14, with host Lisa Flynn. We listened live on wfmt.com. WFMT’s Eric Arunas recorded this performance (see videos of this concert here) on April 29, 2016 at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago as indeed he is recording the #sweetestday concert October 14 at 7pm (see photos).cameratachicago-20160429-chicago-015-0600x0274

Rising Star Series 2016 Julian Schwarz

2016 Rising Star Series 2016 with Cellist Julian Schwarz
Videos presented here are of two Rising Star 2016 Series concerts:
April 29 Chicago: Fourth Presbyterian Church
May 1 Park Ridge: St Luke’s Church

Chicago April 29

Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations with Rising Star Julian Schwarz:


Mozart 40th Symphony


Faure Elegie with Rising Star Julian Schwarz:


Barber Adagio


Park Ridge May 1

Mozart 40th Symphony


Barber Adagio

Conducted by Drostan Hall.

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Rising Star Series 2016 Julian Schwarz Photos

Schwarz and Hall in Rehearsal for the Rising Star Series

Cellist Julian Schwarz and conductor Drostan Hall rehearsing with Camerata Chicago in St Luke’s Church, Park Ridge on Thursday April 28 – where our concert takes place May 1 at 4pm. (See below for further details)

Here they are rehearsing the Rococo Variations by Tchaikovsky.



The orchestra rehearsing the Mozart 40th Symphony:

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The Masterclass on Saturday April 30 in Wheaton

Cellists from the Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra in Masterclass with Julian Schwarz, special virtuoso for our Rising Star Series.

This is the whole cello section, and they will participate in the Spring Academy concert. This forthcoming Academy concert on May 7 will be recorded by 98.7 WFMT for its ‘Introductions’ series.

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20160430_162106-0600x0500-masterclass-cellists-2Julian Schwarz (left) with Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra cellists. From left: Joe Brackmann, Joshua Leak (Principal), Luca Warren and Christian Guillermo.

Joshua Leak, excellent Principal Cellist of our renowned Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra is having a lesson with Julian Schwarz …