New Classical Tracks™ with Julie Amacher
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
- New Classical Tracks: Jack Gallagher ascending
JoAnn Falletta and the London Symphony Orchestra recently released their second recording of works by American composer Jack Gallagher. This CD features Gallagher's Symphony No. 2, Ascendant, and another work titled 'Quiet Reflection.' Hear the story behind this new album, and enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.April 29, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: A personal approach to the music of Vivaldi
Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra put their own stamp on an iconic set of concertos by Antonio Vivaldi.April 22, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: The radiant music of 'Lux'
On their new album, 'Lux', the vocal ensemble Voces8 provide a musical adventure that spans four centuries of choral arrangements, from the Renaissance to 21st-century pop. Listen to samples of the recording and hear insights from the artists.April 15, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: Capturing the magic of Venice
To record the music of Venetian composer Antonio Vivaldi, mandolinist Avi Avital recruited the Venice Baroque Orchestra. "Recording this Venetian music with an orchestra that's actually all from Venice just added this extra spice to it," Avital explains.April 8, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: Spirit, Strength and Sorrow
Harry Christopers and The Sixteen took a 13th-century text, the Stabat Mater, as the source material for a new album that explores themes that are simultaneously exciting and meditative, hopeful and dark.April 1, 2015