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

  • the 442s press photoNew Classical Tracks: The 442s are far from ordinary
    Named for the standard orchestral tuning of 442 hertz, the new quartet known as the 442s make music that is anything but typical. Their new self-released CD is on this week's New Classical Tracks -- and you can enter to win a copy of it.June 4, 2014
  • chad hoopes mendelssohn adams concertos albumNew Classical Tracks: Chad Hoopes goes with the flow
    On his new album of concertos by Mendelssohn and Adams, violinist Chad Hoopes wanted to capture the youthful energy of the music by letting it flow from his instrument.May 28, 2014
  • chiara string quartet brahms by heartNew Classical Tracks: Performing Without a Net
    According to members of the Chiara String Quartet, playing Brahms quartets entirely from memory creates performances with a new, authentic feel.May 21, 2014
  • jonas kaufmann winterreiseNew Classical Tracks: Winter Journey
    Franz Schubert's song cycle about a winter journey through loss and depression has just been recorded by Jonas Kaufmann, who calls it a unique masterpiece. PLUS: This week you can enter for a chance to win a copy of Kaufmann's CD.May 14, 2014
  • quartetto di cremona beethoven quartets vol iiNew Classical Tracks: Capturing Beethoven's futuristic music
    Simone Gramaglia of Quartetto di Cremona describes his ensemble's work and research behind their new recording of Beethoven's string quartets, music Beethoven himself described as "music for people of the future."May 7, 2014