New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher

Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.

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New Classical Tracks: Black Oak Ensemble's debut album pays tribute to 6 Jewish composers

This week on New Classical Tracks, members of Chicago-based Black Oak Ensemble discuss their debut album 'Silenced Voices.' The recording features string trios by six Jewish composers, all but one of whom perished during the Holocaust.



New Classical Tracks: Cellist Ofra Harnoy reenergizes her career as she gets 'Back to Bach'

New Classical Tracks: Cellist Ofra Harnoy reenergizes her career as she gets 'Back to Bach'



New Classical Tracks: After devastating injury, Milos Karadaglic returns with deeply personal album

A performance injury nearly derailed guitarist Milos Karadaglic's career. Now, after a 2-year hiatus, he's back with a deeply personal recording, "Sound of Silence," featuring pieces by Radiohead, Leonard Cohen, Paul Simon and the Magnetic Fields.



New Classical Tracks: Hear a retelling of the Nativity story in Margaret Bonds' 'The Ballad of the Brown King'

Dr. Ashley Jackson and conductor Malcolm J. Merriweather discuss the fascinating history of Margaret Bonds' 'The Ballad of the Brown King,' which tells the story of the Nativity from the perspective of Balthazar. The fully orchestrated version premiered in 1960 with a dedication to Martin Luther King Jr. Now it has been recorded for the first time by the Dessoff Choirs.


 2019-12-25  28m

New Classical Tracks: Self-professed 'choral nerd' Dale Warland releases album of rare Christmas music

The Dale Warland Singers disbanded 15 years ago, yet their magical sound is as appealing as ever on their live holiday recording, 'Hodie!' Self-professed 'choral nerd' Dale Warland discusses the new album, which features rarely heard Christmas repertoire from Daniel Pinkham and Benjamin Britten.


 2019-12-18  20m

New Classical Tracks: Joyful holiday memories inspire new Christmas album by the 5 Browns

This week on New Classical Tracks, three members of the 5 Browns reflect on the childhood memories that inspired their new holiday album, 'Christmas with the 5 Browns.'


 2019-12-11  25m

New Classical Tracks: Stile Antico's third Christmas album celebrates 16th-century Spain

This week on New Classical Tracks, James Arthur and Rebecca Hickey of Stile Antico discuss the Renaissance vocal ensemble's third Christmas release, 'A Spanish Nativity.'


 2019-12-04  26m

New Classical Tracks: JoAnn Falletta celebrates 20 years at Buffalo Philharmonic with new recording of Brahms and Prokofiev

This week on New Classical Tracks, music director JoAnn Falletta celebrates two decades at the helm of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra with a new live concert recording of Brahms Concerto No. 2 and Prokofiev's 'Romeo and Juliet'.


 2019-11-27  29m

New Classical Tracks: Pianist Wei Luo explores themes of war and death on solo debut

This week on New Classical Tracks, pianist Wei Luo explores war and death on her self-titled solo debut, which features recordings of works by Prokofiev, Ravel and Shchedrin.


 2019-11-20  16m

New Classical Tracks: New York Polyphony premieres recently discovered works on 'Lamentationes'

This week on New Classical Tracks, New York Polyphony founding member Craig Phillips discusses the album 'Lamentationes,' which includes world premiere recordings of recently discovered works by Francisco de Penalosa.


 2019-11-13  22m