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: Blending classical and folk with Brahms
Leonidas Kavakos is a third-generation Greek violinist. His grandfather was a folk fiddler; his father was a classically trained violinist. On his new recording of Brahms violin works, Leonidas Kavakos blends both of these worlds.January 15, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: Diving into Janacek's piano works
Luxembourg pianist Cathy Krier has immersed herself in the piano music of Leos Janacek. On her new recording she shares that music, along with the story of a composer who wrote authentic music that was ahead of its time.January 8, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: 'though love be a day'
Antioch Chamber Ensemble, a 12-voice mixed choir from the New York area, have a new CD that puts clear, warm sound in the spotlight with 15 song settings by composer Matthew Brown.January 1, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: An Animated Holiday Celebration
The Canadian Brass challenges itself to feature arrangements and music that audiences will love as much as it does. That continues on a new holiday recording titled Christmas Time is Here, which pays tribute to some of the most popular animated specials created for the holidays. It's on this week's New Classical Tracks.December 23, 2013
- New Classical Tracks: From Chant to Contemporary
The Clare College Choir -- made famous by John Rutter -- has a new disc of music for the Advent season. The choir's Veni Emmanuel (Music for Advent) is featured in this week's New Classical Tracks.December 18, 2013