What's New

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A two hour weekly show of new music, and new releases, with an in-depth look at classical music.

Host John Clare speaks with leading musicians, from Adams to Zwilich; and highlights new releases. Topics include instruments, artists, and variety.
Each episode typically contains two 59 minute parts, although sometimes the segments are unequal but add up to hour 58 minutes.

John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania. In 2005, Clare earned the Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for radio broadcasting, citing his work on 20/20 Hearing. Having performed with famed tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, John has played with the Mozart Festival Texas, Mid Texas Symphony, Nevada Chamber Symphony, Shreveport Symphony, Abilene Philharmonic and Wichita Symphony Orchestra. An avid chamber music lover, John founded the Las Vegas Chamber Music Society in 2004. Clare has written an introductory new music novel Composing Thoughts: Great Starts and is planning two more volumes. John has also served on the advisory board of NEWMUSIC USA, the boards of the American Music Center in New York City, and the San Antonio Chamber Music Society. Hide full description

Host John Clare speaks with leading musicians, from Adams to Zwilich; and highlights new releases. Topics include instruments, artists, and variety. Each episode typically contains two 59 minute parts, although sometimes the segments are unequal but add up to hour 58 minutes. John Nasukaluk Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Texas, Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania. In 2005, Clare earned the Deems Taylor Award from ASCAP for radio broadcasting, citing his work on 20/20 Hearing. Having performed with famed tenors Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli, John has played with the Mozart Festival Texas, Mid... Show full description


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Series: What's New
Caption: Four Strings Around the World violinist Irina Muresanu, Credit: irinamuresanu.com
New releases from Augusta McKay Lodge, Irina Muresanu, and Eldbjørg Hemsing.

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Circles by Simone Dinnerstein & A Far Cry, Credit: simonedinnerstein.com/music
Simone Dinnerstein's Circles plus more!

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Neave Piano Trio, Credit: neavetrio.com
French Moments from the Neave Trio, and Ravel's Daphnis & Chloe complete.

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Lucille Chung and Alessio Bax, Credit: courtesy of the artists
Pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung make beautiful music together!

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: New release from Mira Wang & Jan Vogler, Credit: SonyClassical
Brahms and Harbison Double Concertos

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Joshua Bell's new release, Credit: Sony Classical
We’ll hear interpretations from Rachel Barton Pine and Joshua Bell playing the same Bruch Violin Concerto on this episode of What’s New.

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Patriotic Women - including Patrice Michaels, Credit: Cedille
Have you seen The Notorious RBG? You can hear works in honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, as well as American Canvas by Jennifer Higdon, and The...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Ashley Walters latest release, Credit: populist records
A look at new releases for the cello

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Visions of Prokofiev, Credit: http://lisabatiashvili.com
Two 59 minute Segments, no floating breaks

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  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Max Richter, Credit: instagram.com/maxrichtermusic/
We’ll hear from a composer who wrote a work with the express intention for the audience to sleep! Ahead Max Richter’s Sleep, plus more of his music...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Beethoven by Miro, Credit: Miro Quartet
We’ll hear 3 Bs: Brahms, Beethoven, and Bartok, for Four Voices: new releases from the Miro and Ariel Quartets on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption:  Rachel Barton Pines discusses this dress in our interview., Credit: avie-records.com
We’ll hear three incredible fiddlers: Rachel Barton Pine, Johnny Gandelsman, and Augustin Hadelich on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Series: What's New
Caption: One Lives But Once - new Linn Records release, Credit: Linn Records
We’ll hear music and new releases from 90 year old composer Samuel Adler on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Liza Stepanova, Credit: Jamie Jung
We’ll hear from piano players young and old, and music from Bach to Adams on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Ludwig van Beethoven, Credit: Josef Karl/Greg Firlotte
People throughout the world are familiar with and treasure Ludwig van Beethoven's Nine Symphonies. We'll feature not one, but TWO new sets of Beeth...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Avner Dorman, Credit: avnerdormanmusic.com
We’ll hear music and new releases from composer Avner Dorman on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Elena Ruehr, Credit: Christian Steiner
We’ll hear chamber music from MIT composer Elena Ruehr on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: String Quartet Smackdown, Credit: Golden Hornet
We’ll hear two evening length quartets with the FLUX and JACK Quartets on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Joyce DiDonato in Jake Heggie's Great Scott, Credit: Karen Almond, Dallas Opera
Jake Heggie is one of America’s amazing composers, writing opera, vocal, orchestral, and chamber music.

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Conductor Thierry Fischer, Credit: Kousaku Nakagawa
We’ll hear symphonies that contain everything, including a wonderful new release of the Symphony of a Thousand by Gustav Mahler on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 5