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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 Extra: Lara Downes

So, what does it really mean to be an exile? That's a question pianist Lara Downes tries to answer with her latest recording. Exiles' Café is a collection of 19th and 20th century solo piano works written by composers in...
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Recent Episodes

  • New Classical Tracks: Starting with a Rice Krispie Box

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Alisa Weilerstein's new CD is the culmination of a dream that began in early childhood. Her recording of Dvorak's cello concerto is featured on this week's New Classical Tracks. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: 'Homecoming, A Scottish Fantasy'

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    Violinist Nicola Benedetti has an Italian name, but she grew up in Scotland. Her new disc celebrates those Scottish roots, with a classical fantasy on Scottish melodies, a tribute to Robert Burns, and a selection of traditional folk tunes. More

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  • New Classical Tracks: Getting to know Schubert

    Wednesday, September 3, 2014

    Irish pianist Barry Douglas is a self-described latecomer to the music of Franz Schubert. That said, Douglas has just released the first in a series of recordings celebrating Schubert's solo piano works. For this first volume, Barry wanted to focus on Schubert at the height of his creative powers. More

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