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

  • Delius: Appalachia/Sea DriftNew Classical Tracks - Delius at 150
    The Englishman Frederick Delius, born 150 years ago, got his start as a composer on a Florida orange plantation.November 6, 2012
  • Stephen Hough - The French AlbumNew Classical Tracks - French Flair
    The latest disc from Stephen Hough offers a tasting menu of the nonchalance, humor and occasional melancholy of French piano music.October 30, 2012
  • Mozart: Piano Concertos No. 9 & 21New Classical Tracks - Mitsuko Uchida and The Cleveland Orchestra
    Concertmaster William Preucil relishes his role with the Cleveland Orchestra. He gets to see the interaction between orchestral musicians, conductors, and soloists, and how it all comes together.October 23, 2012
  • Jonathan Biss - Schumann and DvorakNew Classical Tracks - Biss and Schumann
    What unites the Schumann and Dvorak piano quintets on this recording is their sheer joy, which is what you'll experience when you listen to these performances with Jonathan Biss and The Elias String Quartet.October 16, 2012
  • Chilly Gonzales - Solo Piano IINew Classical Tracks: Chilly Gonzales - Solo Piano II
    Chilly Gonzales is a classically-trained Canadian-born musician from the MTV era whose goal is to be a man of his time. When he's not improvising at the keyboard, he's dabbling in rap, pop, and electronic music.October 9, 2012