Articles by Julie Amacher

New Classical Tracks: Yo-Yo Ma and friends' fresh take on Bach Trios Article

Yo-Yo Ma has been part of the classical musical evolution for decades. His exploration continues with a new recording of Bach Trios featuring the unusual combination of cello, double bass and mandolin, played by Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile, respectively. Learn more about the new recording and enter for a chance to win the new CD.

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New Classical Tracks: Howard Shore pivots from film to concert music Article

Howard Shore has recorded and composed music for about 80 films, including for the massive trilogy, 'The Lord of the Rings.' These days, Shore is writing more concert music. Shore's new recording features two of them, including a piano concerto on which Lang Lang is the soloist. Hear about the new recording, and enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.

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New Classical Tracks: Alexandre Tharaud revels in Rachmaninoff Article

With the release of his most recent recording, 'Tharaud plays Rachmaninov,' French pianist Alexandre Tharaud invites you into his childhood dream. Hear more about the new recording, and enter for a chance to win a copy of the CD.

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New Classical Tracks: Mutterissimo - The Art Of Anne-Sophie Mutter Article

One of the greatest violinists of our time, Anne-Sophie Mutter, is celebrating her 40th anniversary as a performer. Much of the repertoire she has performed over the past 20 years or so appears on a new two-CD compilation titled 'Mutterissimo'.

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New Classical Tracks: Simone Dinnerstein meets Mozart in Havana Article

What if Mozart went to Havana? Simone Dinnerstein decided to find out. Dinnerstein traveled to Cuba at the invitation of Solomon Mikowsky -- the result of which is a recording of works by Mozart with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra.

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New Classical Tracks: The Knights - Golijov: Azul Article

The power of the arts lies in the imagination of artists like Osvaldo Golijov and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Their creative minds -- combined with those in the Brooklyn-based ensemble, The Knights -- helped to create the wonder and the beauty found on a new recording named for Golijov's transcendent piece, 'Azul.'

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