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: In latest release, cellist Hee-Young Lim dives into Russian sonatas

This week on New Classical Tracks, cellist Hee-Young Lim talks about her upcoming release of Russian cello sonatas. Enter the giveaway for a chance to win a copy of the CD!



New Classical Tracks: Guitarist Sharon Isbin forays into Indian Classical music with 'Strings for Peace'

This week on New Classical Tracks, Sharon Isbin talks about her new release, 'Strings for Peace.' Her first foray into Indian Classical music combines guitar with the Indian sarod to create a magical album.



New Classical Tracks: Violinist Lara St. John joins forces with pianist Matt Herskowitz in the key of A major

This week on New Classical Tracks, Canadian violinist Lara St. John discusses her new album with pianist Matt Herskowitz, featuring two sonatas in the key of A major.



New Classical Tracks: 20-year-old cello phenom Sheku Kanneh-Mason releases second solo album

At 17, he won the BBC's Young Musician Competition. Then he performed at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. He's also appeared on 'Britain's Got Talent' with his six musical siblings. Yet, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who is just 20 years old and still studies at the Royal Academy of Music, is grounded in the music he loves. He's just released his second solo recording, featuring Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor and other pieces that are close to his heart.



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

This week on New Classical Tracks, cellist Ofra Harnoy discusses her debilitating shoulder injury and long journey to recovery, during which she not only reunited with her childhood sweetheart but ended up recording an entire album with him!



New Classical Tracks: Bluegrass banjo picking and Irish fiddle tunes inspire Michael Torke's 'Sky'

This week on New Classical Tracks, composer Michael Torke discusses his collaboration with violinist Tessa Lark on 'Sky,' a new album inspired by bluegrass and traditional Irish fiddle music.


 2020-04-29  34m

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.


 2020-04-22  21m

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

This week on New Classical Tracks, guitarist Milos Karadaglic discusses how a performance injury and 2-year hiatus led to his new album, 'Sound of Silence,' which features pieces by Radiohead, Leonard Cohen, Paul Simon and the Magnetic Fields.


 2020-04-15  23m

New Classical Tracks: Composer Ludovico Einaudi turns daily walk into 7-part musical journey

This week on New Classical Tracks, Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi discusses the experiences that inspired his ambitious new project, 'Seven Days Walking.'


 2020-04-08  24m

New Classical Tracks: Anne-Sophie Mutter and John Williams rework classic Hollywood themes

This week on New Classical Tracks, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter discusses her collaboration with legendary Hollywood composer John Williams on the new album 'Across the Stars,' which includes reworked versions of classic themes from 'Star Wars,' 'Harry Potter,' 'Schindler's List' and more.


 2020-04-01  27m