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: The emotional range of violin concertos
On her latest recording, Rachel Barton Pine pairs the famous Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor with one that's rarely heard by Robert Schumann.January 29, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: Song of a Czech
Dvorak is best known for his orchestral music, Janacek for his operas -- but they both composed choral music, as a new disc from vocal ensemble Cantus shows.January 22, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: Blending classical and folk with Brahms
Leonidas Kavakos is a third-generation Greek violinist. His grandfather was a folk fiddler; his father was a classically trained violinist. On his new recording of Brahms violin works, Leonidas Kavakos blends both of these worlds.January 15, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: Diving into Janacek's piano works
Luxembourg pianist Cathy Krier has immersed herself in the piano music of Leos Janacek. On her new recording she shares that music, along with the story of a composer who wrote authentic music that was ahead of its time.January 8, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: 'though love be a day'
Antioch Chamber Ensemble, a 12-voice mixed choir from the New York area, have a new CD that puts clear, warm sound in the spotlight with 15 song settings by composer Matthew Brown.January 1, 2014