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

  • alessio bax plays beethovenNew Classical Tracks: Pushing the Boundaries
    Pianist Alessio Bax is fascinated by Beethoven's music. Even though Bax feels Beethoven's music can never be mastered, there's enough to explore and discover that Bax has released a new album of Beethoven music. Plus, you can enter to win a copy of the CD.October 22, 2014
  • karl jenkins motets polyphony stephen laytonNew Classical Tracks: Karl Jenkins, 'Motets'
    Composer Karl Jenkins marks his 70th birthday and his 50th year as a musician with a collection of new pieces and new arrangements of his most popular works.October 15, 2014
  • joshua bell bachNew Classical Tracks: Bach and Bell
    At home, Joshua Bell plays the violin music of Bach practically every day. But he hasn't recorded a full Bach album, until now.October 8, 2014
  • benjamin grosvenor dancesNew Classical Tracks: Let's Dance!
    From a Bach keyboard partita to a sultry Albeniz tango - the pieces on this disc have dance rhythms running through them. It's a brand-new release from young British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.October 1, 2014
  • joyce didonato stella di napoliNew Classical Tracks: Star of Naples
    In her new disc, superstar mezzo Joyce DiDonato journeys to Naples -- long one of the thriving centers of opera -- and discovers some unknown gems.September 24, 2014