New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher

Julie Amacher

Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.

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Bonus Tracks

New Classical Tracks Extra: Lara Downes

So, what does it really mean to be an exile? That's a question pianist Lara Downes tries to answer with her latest recording. Exiles' Café is a collection of 19th and 20th century solo piano works written by composers in...
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New Classical Tracks: Modern Mandolin Quartet - Americana Bonus Content

Not all of the content from an episode of New Classical Tracks makes the audio cut. Here is further information and interviews relating to the new disc, Americana by the Modern Mandolin Quartet. The Modern Mandolin Quartet welcomes this...
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New Classical Tracks: Chilly Gonzales - Solo Piano II Bonus Content

Not all of the content from an episode of New Classical Tracks makes the audio cut. Here is further information and interviews relating to the new disc, Solo Piano II by Chilly Gonzales.
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Recent Episodes

  • Sonya Yoncheva, 'Paris, Mon Amour'New Classical Tracks: 'Paris, Mon Amour'
    Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva has a new album that stirs many happy memories for her, not only of a city she loves, but of her motherhood and her call-up to the Met Opera. You can share in the joy by entering for a chance to win a copy of the CD.February 25, 2015
  • Hilary Hahn, 'In 27 Pieces'New Classical Tracks: Hilary Hahn, 'In 27 Pieces'
    On Sunday, Feb. 8, Hilary Hahn won a Grammy Award for her album, 'In 27 Pieces', which just happens to be the release we're featuring this week on New Classical Tracks. Julie Amacher spoke to Hilary Hahn about this work.February 18, 2015
  • The Knights The Ground Beneath Our FeetNew Classical Tracks: 'The Ground Beneath our Feet'
    An ensemble that evolved out of a group of friends making music in the living room is now on firm ground with its latest album. Learn about the Knights and this new release on New Classical Tracks. You can also enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.February 11, 2015
  • Lysander Piano Trio, 'After a Dream'New Classical Tracks: After a Dream
    It's fitting an ensemble that took its name from a character in Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' released a debut album that references the play. 'After a Dream' is the name of Lysander Piano Trio's first album, and it's on New Classical Tracks.February 4, 2015
  • Rachel Barton Pine - Mozart: Complete Violin ConceNew Classical Tracks: For the Mozart Concerto Completist
    Rachel Barton Pine has been playing Mozart's violin concertos since she was 10 years old. She's performed each of these five concertos many times since then. In 2011, she performed all five violin concertos in a single evening! Now, Rachel and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields have put them all on a single recording.January 28, 2015