New Classical Tracks
New Classical Tracks: Pushing the Boundaries10/22/14
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: Bach and Bell
At home, Joshua Bell plays the violin music of Bach practically every day. But he hasn't recorded a full Bach album, until now.
New Classical Tracks: Let's Dance!
From a Bach keyboard partita to a sultry Albeniz tango - the pieces on this disc have dance rhythms running through them. It's a brand-new release from young British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.
New Classical Tracks: Star of Naples
In her new disc, superstar mezzo Joyce DiDonato journeys to Naples -- long one of the thriving centers of opera -- and discovers some unknown gems. Plus, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the new 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: 'Homecoming, A Scottish Fantasy'
Violinist Nicola Benedetti has an Italian name, but she grew up in Scotland. Her new disc celebrates those Scottish roots, with a classical fantasy on Scottish melodies, a tribute to Robert Burns, and a selection of traditional folk tunes.
New Classical Tracks: Getting to know Schubert
Irish pianist Barry Douglas is a self-described latecomer to the music of Franz Schubert. That said, Douglas has just released the first in a series of recordings celebrating Schubert's solo piano works. For this first volume, Barry wanted to focus on...
New Classical Tracks: Homage to Guitar and Guitarists
Guitarist Milos Karadaglic has just released his fourth and what he refers to as his most ambitious recording yet. This recording is a personal homage to musicians and composers who changed the course of history for the guitar.
New Classical Tracks: Ljova, 'Melting River'
Violist and composer Lev Zhurbin, aka Ljova, has released a new album -- and it's only available on vinyl or via digital download. Why not on CD? Ljova explains as he shares the story of his new album.
New Classical Tracks: Moments of Reflection
"Eventide," by the British choir Voces8, offers music for the end of the day -- hushed, meditative, ethereal. It's on this week's New Classical Tracks.
New Classical Tracks: Not Your Typical Piano Duet
With balletic movement and adventurous sonic exploration, the two pianists of ZOFO are a twenty-finger orchestra.
New Classical Tracks: A Record of Reminiscences
Leon Fleisher turned 86 last week. He's a pianist, a conductor, a chamber player, and to his many students at the Peabody Conservatory, he's Obi-Wan Kenobi, a master teacher. Now Fleisher is out with his first album in nearly a decade.
New Classical Tracks: Expect the Unexpected
Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis have released 'The Silver Album', a two-CD set featuring major sonatas by Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms, a few timeless encore pieces and a couple world-premiere recordings. The album celebrates...
New Classical Tracks: Time for Three
They say timing is everything. Acoustic trio Time for Three couldn't agree more. Just as their self-titled debut album was in the works, the trio made a splash for being denied seats on a plane - because they were carrying instruments. Hear the music...
New Classical Tracks: Dvorak and America
The centerpiece of this new disc is a melodrama (music combined with the spoken word), drawing on works by Dvorak and the poet who inspired him -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Plus, you can enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.
New Classical Tracks: Thirty Little Masterpieces
Bach's "two- and three-part inventions" are familiar to every piano student. On a new disc, they're performed by one of the leading young pianists of today. Simone Dinnerstein's new album is on this week's New Classical Tracks.
New Classical Tracks: A Gift of Time
A new collection of Schubert recordings by The Cypress String Quartet with Cellist Gary Hoffman provide a relaxing escape in which one loses track of time. PLUS: you can enter for a chance to win a copy of this CD.
New Classical Tracks: Music of Healing and Hope
Angele Dubeau's new CD, 'Blanc', tells the violinist's story of her fight against breast cancer. The music and the color it evokes contain messages of healing and hope.
New Classical Tracks: An 'Affair' to Remember
Piano duo Anderson & Roe are really committed to their mission to make classical music a relevant and powerful force in society. Their new recoring, 'An Amadeus Affair,' celebrates their love of Mozart. Plus, you can enter for a chance to win a copy...
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