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

  • Composer Jack GallagherNew 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
  • Richard Tognetti, Australian Chamber Orch, VivaldiNew 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
  • Voces8, 'Lux'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
  • Avi Avital, VivaldiNew 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
  • The Sixteen, 'Spirit Strength & Sorrow'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