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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Caption: Jose Serebrier and John Clare, Credit: Casey Houtz
Jose Serebrier is an internationally respected conductor and composer. We'll speak to him about his artistry and some new recordings.

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, Credit: Decca / Harald Hoffmann
We'll hear music by Steven Stucky, Elena Ruehr, Osvaldo Golijov, Jennifer Higdon, Paul Moravec, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, and Elliott Carter on this ep...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: PDQ Bach and Peter Schickele, Credit: Telarc International
Peter Schickele turns 82 years young Monday, July 17, 2017. He's a composer who also "discovered" P.D.Q. Bach.

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption:  New from Shai Wosner, Concertos & Capriccios, Credit: http://www.shumanassociates.net/
Ligeti and Haydn concertos from pianist Shai Wosner, plus music by Yedida, Rachmaninoff, and Ustvolskaya.

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Series: What's New
Caption: Composer Christopher Theofanidis, Credit: Pilar Timpane
We'll hear works based on primary colors: Blue, Red, and Yellow; plus feature Rainbow Body, Synethésie, and a Nick Drake song, Pink Moon!

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7