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: Benedetti and Marsalis, Credit: WyntonMarsalis.com
New sounds and releases featuring Zuill Bailey, Nicola Benedetti, and Arcomusical in Brahms, Marsalis, and Eric Cole!

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Goldberg Variations with Repast, Credit: MSR Classics
Music by Bach, and his sons.

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Across the Stars, Credit: Deutsche Grammaphon
New releases of heavenly violin music

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mahler First Symphony, new from the Minnesota Orchestra, Credit: BIS
New releases of the conductor and composer Gustav Mahler.

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Composer Kenneth Fuchs, Credit: Dario Acosta
Composer Kenneth Fuchs in conversation about his award winning music.

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Bach by Elias Gottlob Haussmann, Credit: NPR
New releases of Johann Sebastian Bach from Emi Ferguson and Mahan Esfahani to name a few.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Philippe Entremont's latest Beethoven release, Credit: Solo Musica
85 year old Philippe Entremont is featured along with Valentina Lisitsa and David Fung.

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Mirga Gražinyt?-Tyla, conductor and soprano, Credit: Andreas Hechenberger
Last symphonies by Schubert and Weinberg.

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Olivier Messiaen, Credit: musicsalesclassical.com/composer/long-bio/Olivier-Messiaen
New releases of the French composer, pianist, and organist Olivier Messiaen.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Lyricism and Lyrics includes the latest from Renee Fleming, Credit: Decca
Lyric new releases from Renee Fleming, Andris Nelsons and Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla.

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Free America, Credit: Harmonia Mundi
New releases including Barber, Copland, Michael Daugherty, and Avner Dorman.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 5
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Guided By Voices featuring Elinor Frey, Credit: Analekta
New releases for the cello!

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 5
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Ah, Bach includes the French Suite Kit, Credit: Craig Swanson
New releases of Johann Sebastian Bach

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Katarzyna Gluza & Paulina Marcisz, violins; Karalina Orsik-Sauter, viola; and Dominika Szczypka, cello are the Ãtma Quartet, Credit: atmaquartet.com
Music from several generations of Polish composers

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Charlie Chaplin - composer, Credit: Le Chant du Monde
Scores by the Hollywood Legend

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  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: John Clare & JoAnn Falletta, Credit: Hannah Reffett
New releases with JoAnn Faletta

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  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Caption: Nicholas McGegan, Credit: Steve Sherman
New Releases from Nicholas McGegan and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
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From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Busoni's Piano Concerto with Kirill Gerstein, Credit: Myrios Classics
Rare Piano Concerti by Busoni

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Double Felix!, Credit: John Clare
Two new releases feature almost the same repertoire!

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6