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.
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.
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.
This week on New Classical Tracks, Margaret Batjer marks her 20th year as concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra with 'Jalbert, Bach, Part and Vasks,' which features a newly commissioned violin concerto.
Neave Trio's newest recording 'Her Voice' celebrates three trailblazing composers, who also happen to be women: Amy Beach, Rebecca Clarke and Louise Farrenc. Violinist Anna Williams, pianist Eri Nakamura and cellist Mikhail (Misha) Veselov discuss their new album this week on New Classical Tracks.
As a teenager, Rachel Barton Pine fell in love with the 'headbanging riffs' of Aram Khachaturian's Violin Concerto. Three decades later, she's finally recorded the work, which appears alongside Dvorak's concerto on Pine's 39th recording.