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

  • Jon Kimura ParkerNew Classical Tracks: A different 'Rite of Spring'
    Jon Kimura Parker is trying something different with The Rite of Spring in its centennial year -- recreating this complex orchestral score at the piano.May 28, 2013
  • Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (Rite of Spring)New Classical Tracks: Music that changed the world
    It's been 100 years since the famous premiere of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). Simon Rattle talks about its historic opening night, and the music that still packs a punch.May 21, 2013
  • Quartetto di Cremona - Italian JourneyNew Classical Tracks: Italian Journey
    Italian composers like Puccini and Verdi are often best known as opera composers. This new disc from the Quartteto di Cremono shows what they could do in the realm of chamber music.May 14, 2013
  • Rachel Barton Pine - Violin LullabiesNew Classical Tracks: Rachel Barton Pine
    Rachel Barton Pine is never at a loss for new musical projects. Her latest, titled Violin Lullabies, is one she's had in the back of her mind for years.May 7, 2013
  • Lara Downes - Exiles' CafeNew Classical Tracks: Exiles, Emigres, and Nomads
    Lara Downes's new disc, "Exiles' Cafe," explores music by composers who have left their homelands -- music that she says speaks of "vanished worlds and altered lives."April 30, 2013