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

  • Kraus: Viola Concertos - David Aaron CarpenterNew Classical Tracks - Exploring with the Viola
    The viola doesn't often appear in a solo role, but David Aaron Carpenter is working to change that, on a new disc with three concertos, now recorded for the first time.July 31, 2012
  • Beethoven for All - Symphonies 1-9 (London 16872)New Classical Tracks - Beethoven for All
    This summer Daniel Barenboim has been conducting his first Beethoven symphony cycle in London. He's the first conductor since Henry Wood in 1942 to direct all nine symphonies in a single BBC Proms season. That orchestra has also recorded the nine symphonies, which have just been released as a box set.July 24, 2012
  • "1612 Italian Vespers"New Classical Tracks - 1612 or 1812?
    A new disc of sacred music from Italy includes multiple choirs, multiple organs, and even cannon blasts. Director Robert Hollingworth explains the story behind "1612 Italian Vespers."July 17, 2012
  • Solo Harp: The Best Of Yolanda KondonassisNew Classical Tracks - A Harpist's Album
    Yolanda Kondonassis is one of America's foremost players of the harp. Her new discs compiles high points of two decades of making recordings.July 10, 2012
  • Richard Danielpour, Symphony No. 3New Classical Tracks: American Composer Richard Danielpour
    American composer Richard Danielpour says it's difficult to remember all the works he's composed over the years; however, he'll never forget the composition he considers to be his first opus, a piece he wrote in 1988 titled "First Light."July 3, 2012