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

  • canadian brass christmas time is here albumNew Classical Tracks: An Animated Holiday Celebration
    The Canadian Brass challenges itself to feature arrangements and music that audiences will love as much as it does. That continues on a new holiday recording titled Christmas Time is Here, which pays tribute to some of the most popular animated specials created for the holidays. It's on this week's New Classical Tracks.December 23, 2013
  • veni emmanuel, clare college choir, cambridgeNew Classical Tracks: From Chant to Contemporary
    The Clare College Choir -- made famous by John Rutter -- has a new disc of music for the Advent season. The choir's Veni Emmanuel (Music for Advent) is featured in this week's New Classical Tracks.December 18, 2013
  • Harry Christophers, Handel Haydn Society, albumNew Classical Tracks: Christmas Celebration from Boston
    The country's oldest arts organization celebrates the season with Ives, Billings, and a familiar text, set to two melodies. Harry Christophers and Handel and Haydn Society's 'Joy to the World: An American Christmas' is featured in this week's New Classical Tracks.December 11, 2013
  • musical gifts, joshua bellNew Classical Tracks: Musical Gifts from Joshua Bell and Friends
    For his new holiday album, Joshua Bell invites the whole gang over: Renee Fleming, Alison Kraus, Chick Corea, and the duo Igudesman and Joo, who create a madcap seasonal mashup. It's on this week's New Classical Tracks.December 4, 2013
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 3; Prokofiev: PianoNew Classical Tracks: Yuja Wang and Gustavo Dudamel conspire on Russian project
    Chinese pianist Yuja Wang has found perfect partners in Gustavo Dudamel and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. The youthful energy and excitement was heightened as they recorded not one, but two Russian masterpieces for piano and orchestra in a live setting, in the same concert.November 27, 2013