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

New Classical Tracks with Julie Amacher MPR

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

    New Classical Tracks: EDM mixes with classical music on Michael Torke's 'Being'

    New Classical Tracks: EDM mixes with classical music on Michael Torke's 'Being'

    Composers can find inspiration in many places. This week on New Classical Tracks, composer Michael Torke talks about how his release, 'Being,' blends classical stylings with EDM.

    • 23 min
    New Classical Tracks: iSing Silicon Valley empowers members and listeners alike

    New Classical Tracks: iSing Silicon Valley empowers members and listeners alike

    This week on New Classical Tracks, learn about iSing Silicon Valley, a choral education program for school-aged girls, and their new release, 'Here I Stand.'

    • 28 min
    New Classical Tracks: Sarah Willis mambos with Mozart on project with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra

    New Classical Tracks: Sarah Willis mambos with Mozart on project with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra

    This week on New Classical Tracks, horn player Sarah Willis talks about her project with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra, 'Mozart Y Mambo,' which presents Mozart with a Cuban flair.

    • 33 min
    New Classical Tracks: Simone Dinnerstein shares her 'Character of Quiet'

    New Classical Tracks: Simone Dinnerstein shares her 'Character of Quiet'

    While most new releases coming out were recorded before COVID-19, this one was recording this past summer during quarantine, and it reflects all the confusing feelings during this challenging time. This week on New Classical Tracks, Simone Dinnerstein discusses her new album, 'A Character of Quiet.'

    • 30 min
    New Classical Tracks: ARC Ensemble records the music of Walter Kaufmann for the first time

    New Classical Tracks: ARC Ensemble records the music of Walter Kaufmann for the first time

    This week on New Classical Tracks, the ARC Ensemble shares music from Walter Kaufmann, the first time it has been recorded, as part of their 'Music in Exile' series.

    • 25 min
    New Classical Tracks: Caroline Shaw asks us to listen on recording with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

    New Classical Tracks: Caroline Shaw asks us to listen on recording with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

    This week on New Classical Tracks, composer Caroline Shaw talks about her latest release with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, featuring two new works.

    • 31 min

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