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

  • Bach Sonatas: Lara St. John/Marie-Pierre LanglametHarp, Not Harpsichord, in Bach's Sonatas
    A new Bach disc combines violin with an instrument that Bach himself rarely used -- the harp. Its gradations of loud and soft add a new dimension to the performance of these pieces.April 3, 2012
  • Benjamin Grosvenor - Chopin/Liszt/RavelNew Classical Tracks - An Influential Young Pianist
    Benjamin Grosvenor is making a big splash nowadays, in his native England and internationally. He's just 19, but a lot of mature thought has gone into his new disc of virtuoso piano music.March 27, 2012
  • Canadian Brass - Takes FlightNew Classical Tracks - Brass Attack
    The Canadian Brass has been generating buzz about the brass quintet for more than 40 years. In concert, they're known for their outstanding musicianship and their wacky theatrics. On their new CD, "Takes Flight," you'll get a taste of those unique stage antics, and a full sense of what they've accomplished so far, as well as what's in store as they launch into their next era, with new faces and, as always, fresh repertoire.March 20, 2012
  • Xavier Montsalvatge: Canciones & ConciertosNew Classical Tracks - Making the Case for Montsalvatge
    The name of composer Xavier Montsalvatge is unfamiliar to many, thanks in part to political isolation, but a new centennial CD may change that.March 13, 2012
  • Triple doubles - Vermont Symphony OrchestraNew Classical Tracks - Triple doubles
    Double your pleasure with a new release from the Sarah Hicks and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra.March 6, 2012