New Classical Tracks™ with Julie Amacher
Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
- New Classical Tracks: After a Dream
It's fitting an ensemble that took its name from a character in Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' released a debut album that references the play. 'After a Dream' is the name of Lysander Piano Trio's first album, and it's on New Classical Tracks.February 4, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: For the Mozart Concerto Completist
Rachel Barton Pine has been playing Mozart's violin concertos since she was 10 years old. She's performed each of these five concertos many times since then. In 2011, she performed all five violin concertos in a single evening! Now, Rachel and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields have put them all on a single recording.January 28, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: The Hollywood Sound
On his latest release, 'Escape to Paradise: The Hollywood Album', violinist Daniel Hope looks at the development and creation of the so-called Hollywood sound. It's the featured album on New Classical Tracks.January 21, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: the wondrous beauty of Bach
Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard spent seven months exploring Bach's first book of 'The Well-Tempered Clavier'. Along the way, Aimard also discovered that each one of these little masterpieces is now a personal favorite. Hear about Aimard's new album, 'Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier I'.January 14, 2015
- New Classical Tracks: Anne Akiko Meyers, 'The American Masters'
Three generations of mentorship, friendship and shared ideas coalesce on a new album that is the brainchild of violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, who's been inspired by all three of the American composers featured on this recording: Samuel Barber, John Corigliano and Mason Bates.January 7, 2015