52 episodes

Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.

New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher MPR

    • Music

Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.

    New Classical Tracks: Angele Dubeau offers meditative music from contemporary composers on new album

    New Classical Tracks: Angele Dubeau offers meditative music from contemporary composers on new album

    This week on New Classical Tracks, Angele Dubeau and her all-female ensemble wrap up Women's History Month with music that marks our time on 'Pulsations.'

    • 19 min
    New Classical Tracks: Concertmaster Margaret Batjer shares music of comfort and hope

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

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

    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.

    • 16 min

Top Podcasts In Music

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by MPR