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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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 12 hours 24 minutes

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ARC Ensemble honors composer Dmitri Klebanov


ARC Ensemble – Chamber Works by Dmitri Klebanov (Chandos)  Jump to giveaway form

“It is very interesting that every composer tells a different story of overcoming difficulties,” said Simon Wynberg, who is the artistic director for the Arc Ensemble. “It’s about planting a flag in the ground and producing marvelous work. It's a really exciting kind of project...


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Pianist Daniil Trifonov loves spending time with Bach


Daniil Trifonov – Bach: The Art of Life (DG) Jump to giveaway form

“I think with Bach it's much easier to practice for many hours than with some other composers,“ said Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, who has always wanted to spend more time with Bach. “It’s so harmonious and everything makes sense, even the most complex polyphony still makes sense...


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Pianist Jean Yves-Thibaudet enjoys complete freedom on 'Carte Blanche'


Jean-Yves Thibaudet – Carte Blanche (Decca)

French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet celebrated his 60th birthday with a trip to Hawaii in September. He also marked the occasion with the release of his new recording, Carte Blanche.

“This was an album where I was given literally carte blanche,” Thibaudet said. “I could choose whatever. It might not have happened without the pandemic, and I did it with the greatest love and joy. I had such a good time doing it...


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Violinist Randall Goosby finds inspiration in his heritage


 Randall Goosby — Roots (Decca)

“I see it as a stroke of luck. I certainly didn't believe that I was capable of whatever level of playing I thought was necessary to be accepted into his program,” reflects violinist Randall Goosby about Itzhak Perlman’s intensive summer music program in 2011. “I was very fortunate to be accepted...


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Pianist Beyza Yazgan tells a story about her homeland


Jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny learned guitar the informal way, by ear, but he worked with classically trained musicians on his new album, 'Road to the Sun.'


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Surrick and McFarlane make music together for the first time


Jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny learned guitar the informal way, by ear, but he worked with classically trained musicians on his new album, 'Road to the Sun.'


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 2021-09-15  37m
 
 

Voces8 takes an introspective look at music


Jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny learned guitar the informal way, by ear, but he worked with classically trained musicians on his new album, 'Road to the Sun.'


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 2021-09-08  36m
 
 

Pat Metheny enters the world of classical guitar


Jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny learned guitar the informal way, by ear, but he worked with classically trained musicians on his new album, 'Road to the Sun.'


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 2021-09-01  48m
 
 

The Verona Quartet turns folk traditions into music


The Verona Quartet — Diffusion (Azica)

“I found a special bond. I felt as though I was meant to be the voice that glued everybody together, highly influential, but behind the scenes. I loved that. I even wrote my college entrance essay about wanting to play in a string quartet. Of course, at the time, I had no idea what that really meant,” said violist Abigail Rojansky of the Verona Quartet...


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 2021-08-25  30m
 
 

Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason explores American music


Isata Kanneh-Mason — Summertime (Decca)

Isata Kanneh-Mason is the oldest of seven incredibly talented musical siblings. They’ve all studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and Kanneh-Mason received an Elton John Scholarship.

“I've never really been to a pop concert and to be on stage in that setting is so different from what I'm used to...


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 2021-08-18  17m