Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
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- New Classical Tracks: Conrad Tao's 'Voyages'
A new disc from a 19-year-old pianist includes standards by Rachmaninoff and Ravel, and his own music, some based on the strange dreams he had when going off to college.June 11, 2013
- New Classical Tracks: Winter Morning Walks
Dawn Upshaw's new disc demonstrates where the conversation leads when a singer, a composer, and two poets blend their voices.June 4, 2013
- New Classical Tracks: A different 'Rite of Spring'
Jon Kimura Parker is trying something different with The Rite of Spring in its centennial year -- recreating this complex orchestral score at the piano.May 28, 2013
- New Classical Tracks: Music that changed the world
It's been 100 years since the famous premiere of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). Simon Rattle talks about its historic opening night, and the music that still packs a punch.May 21, 2013
- New Classical Tracks: Italian Journey
Italian composers like Puccini and Verdi are often best known as opera composers. This new disc from the Quartteto di Cremono shows what they could do in the realm of chamber music.May 14, 2013