Host Julie Amacher provides an in-depth exploration of a new classical music release each week.
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- New Classical Tracks: Jan Lisiecki makes Chopin sing
Jan Lisiecki is a Canadian-born pianist with Polish roots who will turn 19 years old on March 23. But when Lisiecki speaks about his new recording of Chopin Etudes, it's quite apparent he is wise beyond his years.March 5, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: 'Summer in February' conjures the Cornish coast
The red carpet rolls out for the 86th Academy Awards this Sunday, March 2, but for many what really makes a movie memorable is the music. Benjamin Wallfisch's music for 'Summer in February' is truly memorable. PLUS: Sign up for a chance to win a copy of the CD.February 26, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: A Carnegie Hall Debut
More than a century after its opening, the prestige of performing in Carnegie Hall continues to draw the world's greatest artists, including Daniil Trifonov, a 22-year-old Russian who made his Carnegie Hall debut one year ago. His performance was captured on this new recording.February 19, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: A Musical Puzzle 'In 27 Pieces'
violinist Hilary Hahn made more than two dozen cold calls to solicit original compositions for her latest recording, 'In 27 Pieces'. Hear all about this new album on this week's New Classical Tracks.February 12, 2014
- New Classical Tracks: Passionate Piano from Poland
Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz's second recording for Deutsche Grammophon is a collection of Polonaises by Chopin.February 5, 2014