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: Concertmaster Margaret Batjer shares music of comfort and hope

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.


 2020-03-18  19m

New Classical Tracks: Violinist Tessa Lark wears her Kentucky roots with pride on solo debut album

This week on New Classical Tracks, violinist and Kentucky native Tessa Clark discusses her debut solo album 'Fantasy,' which includes a mix of classical and folk music.


 2020-03-11  28m

New Classical Tracks: Neave Trio celebrates the music of trailblazing women on 'Her Voice'

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.


 2020-03-04  24m

New Classical Tracks: Violinist Rachel Barton Pine records 'headbanger' concerto

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.


 2020-02-26  25m

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.


 2020-02-19  16m

New Classical Tracks: Prokofiev's 'Romeo and Juliet' paired with Brahms concerto on new recording

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.'


 2020-02-12  29m

New Classical Tracks: Oratorio shines a light on Underground Railroad conductor William Still

The oratorio 'Sanctuary Road' shines a light on William Still, a conductor of the Underground Railroad. Not only did Still risk his life helping people find freedom, he chronicled their stories and their struggles. This week on New Classical Tracks, librettist Mark Campbell, soprano Laquita Mitchell, and composer Paul Moravec discuss the significance of these stories and this powerful work.


 2020-02-05  24m

New Classical Tracks: Tesla Quartet explores the contrast of light and darkness in new album

Tesla Quartet's founding violinist Ross Snyder discusses the ensemble's second album, 'Joy and Desolation.' The recording, which also features clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, explores the contrast of light and darkness in music from the 18th century through today.


 2020-01-29  15m

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.


 2020-01-22  21m

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'


 2020-01-15  18m