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

  • Nicola Benedetti - The Silver ViolinNew Classical Tracks: Violin at the Movies
    The music on Nicola Benedetti's new disc all has a film connection, from the Ladies in Lavender theme to the lush violin concerto by Erich Wolfgang Korngold.February 19, 2013
  • Elina Garanca - Romantique (DG 17522)New Classical Tracks: Romantic Fare from a Mezzo
    Elīna Garanča's new disc traces love in its many dimensions, as revealed through opera arias for mezzo-soprano.February 12, 2013
  • Quatuor Ebene - Felix and Fanny MendelssohnNew Classical Tracks: Quatuor Ebene
    On their fifth recording, The Ebene Quartet introduces you to the many facets of Felix Mendelssohn. Enjoy a free download from the disc!February 6, 2013
  • Variations: Haydn, Beethoven, SchumannNew Classical Tracks: Piano Variations
    According to Emanuel Ax, writing variations on a theme is a way for composers to show off what they can do. On his new disc, he lets us hear how Haydn, Beethoven, and Robert Schumann flex their muscles.January 29, 2013
  • Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21New Classical Tracks: Reflections on Mozart
    The young Canadian Jan Lisiecki plays Mozart on his new disc. Though he's just 17, he clearly brings a wealth of reflection to his performance of these two concertos.January 22, 2013