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 incredible releases. Topics include instruments (The Cello, The Piano), artists (Joyce DiDonato, Jose Serebrier), and variety (Colors, Locomotives).
Each episode contains two 59 minute parts.
(Episodes can be used weekly - as long as Part 1 is played before Part 2, ie. Piano 1 scheduled for week 1, Piano 2 for week 2, Colors 1 for week 3, Colors 2 for week 4. Email station for more details!)

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 incredible releases. Topics include instruments (The Cello, The Piano), artists (Joyce DiDonato, Jose Serebrier), and variety (Colors, Locomotives). Each episode contains two 59 minute parts. (Episodes can be used weekly - as long as Part 1 is played before Part 2, ie. Piano 1 scheduled for week 1, Piano 2 for week 2, Colors 1 for week 3, Colors 2 for week 4. Email station for more details!)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... Show full description


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Caption: Ashley Walters latest release, Credit: populist records
A look at new releases for the cello

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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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
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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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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
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Series: What's New
Caption: Composer John Adams conducting, Credit: Lambert Orkis
We’ll hear an incredible set from the Berlin Philharmonic playing John Adams on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Bassoonist Dr. Sherwood Wise performing Michael Daugherty's “Dead Elvis”., Credit: Michael Levi
We’ll hear some major icons that have been depicted in music from award winning composer Michael Daugherty on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Credit: Barbara Krafft
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart doesn’t need a pop song to make him cool. His music is performed around the world!

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Giancarlo Guerrero and host John Clare, Credit: Michael Daugherty
We’ll hear from a five time GRAMMY® award winner, conductor Giancarlo Guerrero on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: David Del Tredici, Credit: Susan Johann
We’re featuring Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Del Tredici. We’ll hear some recent releases of his music, and speak with him on today’s What...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Osvaldo Golijov's The Prayers & Dreams of Issac the Blind, Credit: atma classique
We’re featuring two composers, Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov, and the late Pulitzer Prize winning composer Steven Stucky.

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Violinist Cecilia Zilliacus, Credit: zilliacus.se
Long before facebook or yelp, composers and performers connected in person and through letters. We’ll hear some cool connections, made in the salon...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3