New Classical Tracks
New Classical Tracks: The Brooklyn Rider Almanac11/05/14
Genre-bending ensemble Brooklyn Rider release an album inspired by a 100-year-old, cross-disciplinary project. Plus, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.
New Classical Tracks: Pushing the Boundaries
Pianist Alessio Bax is fascinated by Beethoven's music. Even though Bax feels Beethoven's music can never be mastered, there's enough to explore and discover that Bax has released a new album of Beethoven music. Plus, you can enter to win a copy of...
New Classical Tracks: Karl Jenkins, 'Motets'
Composer Karl Jenkins marks his 70th birthday and his 50th year as a musician with a collection of new pieces and new arrangements of his most popular works. Plus, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.
New Classical Tracks: The 442s are far from ordinary
Named for the standard orchestral tuning of 442 hertz, the new quartet known as the 442s make music that is anything but typical. Their new self-released CD is on this week's New Classical Tracks -- and you can enter to win a copy of it.
New Classical Tracks: Performing Without a Net
According to members of the Chiara String Quartet, playing Brahms quartets entirely from memory creates performances with a new, authentic feel.
New Classical Tracks: Winter Journey
Franz Schubert's song cycle about a winter journey through loss and depression has just been recorded by Jonas Kaufmann, who calls it a unique masterpiece. PLUS: This week you can enter for a chance to win a copy of Kaufmann's CD.
New Classical Tracks: Capturing Beethoven's futuristic...
Simone Gramaglia of Quartetto di Cremona describes his ensemble's work and research behind their new recording of Beethoven's string quartets, music Beethoven himself described as "music for people of the future."
New Classical Tracks: Heart and Science
Daniel Elder abandoned his physics studies for degrees in music, but he retains certain scientific elements in his Impressionist-inspired art, which is captured on the new album, 'The Heart's Reflection'.
New Classical Tracks: Because he loves to 'Play'
Jason Vieaux has taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music for the past 18 years. Vieaux teaches and performs because he loves to play guitar. That passion is front and center in the title of Vieaux's newest solo recording, 'Play'.
New Classical Tracks: 'Goosebumpy to the Max'
The latest disc from Anne Akiko Meyers features Vivaldi's classic of Baroque music -- played on a remarkable violin. Anne says that it's an exciting combination. It's on New Classical Tracks this week, and you have a chance to win a copy of the CD.
New Classical Tracks: Starting with a Rice Krispie Box
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.
New Classical Tracks: An Instrument Between Worlds
Avi Avital's new disc shows his instrument -- the mandolin --traveling between folk and classical, and between the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe and South America. Plus, you can sign up for a chance to win a copy of the CD.
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.
New Classical Tracks: 'Summer in February' conjures the...
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...
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...
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.
New Classical Tracks: The emotional range of violin...
On her latest recording, Rachel Barton Pine pairs the famous Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor with one that's rarely heard by Robert Schumann.
New Classical Tracks: Blending classical and folk with...
Leonidas Kavakos is a third-generation Greek violinist. His grandfather was a folk fiddler; his father was a classically trained violinist. On his new recording of Brahms violin works, Leonidas Kavakos blends both of these worlds.
New Classical Tracks: Diving into Janacek's piano works
Luxembourg pianist Cathy Krier has immersed herself in the piano music of Leos Janacek. On her new recording she shares that music, along with the story of a composer who wrote authentic music that was ahead of its time.
New Classical Tracks: 'though love be a day'
Antioch Chamber Ensemble, a 12-voice mixed choir from the New York area, have a new CD that puts clear, warm sound in the spotlight with 15 song settings by composer Matthew Brown.
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