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New Classical Tracks

Minnesota Public Radio

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

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

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

Language:

English

Contact:

480 Cedar Street St. Paul, MN 55101 1-800-228-7123


Episodes

New Classical Tracks: Prolific 'outsider composer' Rick Sowash finds inspiration in Ohio roots

8/14/2019
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This week on New Classical Tracks, self-proclaimed 'outsider composer' Rick Sowash shares insights into his latest album, 'Seasonal Breezes: Five Chamber Works,' which features cellist Josh Aerie, the Sylvan Trio and a few other musical friends.

Duration:00:23:26

New Classical Tracks: Bach and Beatles go hand-in-hand in Janoska Ensemble's 'Revolution'

8/7/2019
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This week on New Classical Tracks, Janoska Ensemble members Julius Darvas and Frantisek Janoska share insights into their group's latest album, 'Revolution,' which features a number of genre-bending works, including new arrangements of Beatles favorites.

Duration:00:26:33

New Classical Tracks: Pianist Anna Shelest honors women composers in 'Donna Voce'

7/31/2019
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In her latest album 'Donna Voce,' pianist Anna Shelest showcases virtuosic works by Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn and more.

Duration:00:23:42

New Classical Tracks: Italian astronomer Galileo inspires a new collection of Irish music

7/24/2019
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The Choral Scholars of University College Dublin are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a new album featuring a collection of premieres and new arrangements of Irish and Scottish favorites. Artistic director Desmond Earley shares insights into the new record, 'Perpetual Twilight.'

Duration:00:27:46

New Classical Tracks: Anthony and Demarre McGill soar with 'Winged Creatures'

7/16/2019
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New Classical Tracks: Anthony and Demarre McGill soar with the orchestra of their youth in 'Winged Creatures'

Duration:00:22:30

New Classical Tracks: Composer Ludovico Einaudi turns daily walk into seven-part musical journey

7/10/2019
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Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi discusses the experiences that inspired his ambitious new project, 'Seven Days Walking.'

Duration:00:24:33

New Classical Tracks: Yolanda Kondonassis premieres new harp concerto by Jennifer Higdon in 'American Rapture'

7/3/2019
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Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and conductor Ward Stare share insights into their new album 'American Rapture,' which features the world premiere of a new harp concerto by Jennifer Higdon.

Duration:00:23:37

New Classical Tracks: Trumpeter Mary Bowden explores the purity and power of sound

6/26/2019
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Trumpeter Mary Bowden shares insights into the special personal meaning of each track on her latest album, 'Reverie.'

Duration:00:20:42

New Classical Tracks: Pianist Lara Downes celebrates the power and artistic legacy of women in new album

6/19/2019
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Pianist Lara Downes shares insights into her new album, 'Holes in the Sky,' as well as the Georgia O'Keeffe quote that inspired it.

Duration:00:30:24

New Classical Tracks: Itamar Zorman celebrates music of Paul Ben-Haim in 'Evocation'

6/12/2019
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Violinist Itamar Zorman shares insights into the inspiration behind his new album, 'Evocation,' which features works by Paul Ben-Haim.

Duration:00:21:19

New Classical Tracks: Violinist Renaud Capucon soars in album of iconic film music

6/5/2019
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Violinist Renaud Capucon celebrates the music of the silver screen in 'Cinema,' his new album with Stephane Deneve and the Brussels Philharmonic.

Duration:00:17:18

New Classical Tracks: Pianist Jan Lisiecki brings Mendelssohn masterpieces to life

5/29/2019
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Pianist Jan Lisiecki shares insights into his new album with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra featuring masterpieces by Mendelssohn.

Duration:00:17:29

New Classical Tracks: Bach and Beatles go hand-in-hand in Janoska Ensemble's 'Revolution'

5/22/2019
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New Classical Tracks: Bach and Beatles go hand-in-hand in Janoska Ensemble's 'Revolution'

Duration:00:26:33

New Classical Tracks: Francesca Anderegg

5/15/2019
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New Classical Tracks: Francesca Anderegg

Duration:00:22:08

New Classical Tracks: Lang Lang

5/8/2019
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New Classical Tracks: Lang Lang

Duration:00:24:50

New Classical Tracks: Matthew Lipman soars with premieres of viola fantasies

5/1/2019
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Matthew Lipman shares insights into his first solo album, 'Ascent,' featuring premieres of uplifting and transcendent viola fantasies.

Duration:00:23:29

New Classical Tracks: Hee-Young Lim celebrates French music

4/24/2019
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Cellist Hee-Young Lim's many years spent studying in France and her love of French culture inspired her to record an album featuring all French composers.

Duration:00:15:20

New Classical Tracks: Chaplin's Smile

4/17/2019
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New Classical Tracks: Chaplin's Smile

Duration:00:34:06

New Classical Tracks: Rameau's 'Temple of Glory'

4/10/2019
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New Classical Tracks: Rameau's 'Temple of Glory'

Duration:00:16:30

New Classical Tracks: Voces8

4/3/2019
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New Classical Tracks: Voces8

Duration:00:28:28