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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


39 Pieces

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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: 1
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Series: What's New
Caption: Recording Draculissimo by Enjott Schneider, Credit: enjott.com
We’ll hear some new music for old ensembles, and talk with composer and soprano Majel Connery from Oracle Hysterical on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Series: What's New
Caption: Composer Karl Jenkins, Credit: karljenkins.com
We remember and keep in mind people we hold dear. Memorials these days can be online, as well as landmark objects, or art objects. There are sculpt...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:30
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Caption: Rebecca Faulkenberry, Credit: twitter.com
We’ll hear some theater favorites and new releases, and talk with star Rebecca Faulkenberry from Ground Hog Day the Musical on today’s What’s New.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption: The King's Singers, Credit: kingssingers.com
Named after King’s College in Cambridge, The King’s Singers is a vocal sextet formed in 1968.

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Martina Filjak, Credit: martinafiljak.com
We’ll hear from award winning pianists Piotr Anderszewski, Yekwon Sunwoo, and Martina Filjak on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stanis?aw Skrowaczewski, 1981, Credit: Irena Jarosi?ska / PAP
Conductors lead orchestras and other musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption: Les Boréades de Montréal, Credit: boreades.com
We’re featuring some covers and popular music with classical groups on this episode.

Bought by WVBI-LP and KAAD-LP


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and conductor Toyama Yuzo, Credit: RIA Novosti archive
Mstislav Rostropovich was one of the great cellists of all time. Over 100 works were written for him by composers as diverse as Krzysztof Pendereck...

Bought by WVBI-LP and KUAF Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bela Fleck, Credit: belafleck.com
The banjo was made by Africans in America, adapted from instruments of similar design in Africa. It is frequently associated with country, folk, Ir...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Labeque Sisters and John Clare, Credit: Lacy Clare
We’ll hear from two amazing sisters, Katia and Marielle Labeque, play music by Satie, Riley, Bernstein, and Philip Glass on today’s What’s New.

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cover of Theater Programme for Israel Zangwill's play "The Melting Pot", Credit: Wikipedia
We’ll speak to some talented conductors in America’s melting pot from Finland and Poland, plus the young composer Adam Schoenberg

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Series: What's New
Caption: John Clare and George Crumb, Credit: John Clare
We'll hear masterpieces for the holidays by George Crumb, Krzysztof Penderecki, Christopher Rouse, Samuel Barber, and Rick Sowash on this episode o...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Composer/conductor John Williams, Credit: BostonSymphony.org
American composer and conductor John Williams has scored more than 100 films, including 'Jaws,' 'Star Wars', 'E.T.' and 'Harry Potter'. He's also w...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption:  Composer Ned Rorem, Credit: Christian Steiner
We'll hear Zabur by Mohammed Fairouz and Cello Concerto by Nico Muhly, recordings with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on a special Indiana Bic...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption:  Joyce DiDonato, Credit: Simon Pauly
We'll feature the amazing mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, from her very first solo cd to her latest release, In War and Peace.

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption:  Richard Danielpour and John Clare, Credit: Christian Buchmann
We'll hear music from Kevin Puts and Richard Danielpour - two living American composers we're thankful for on this edition of What's New!

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption:  Cellist Matt Haimovitz, Credit: Stephanie Mackinnon
Catch a group of great string releases: Overtures to Bach by Matt Haimovitz; Ginastera 100 with Yolanda Kondonassis; Words Fail by Yevgeny Kutik; I...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Series: What's New
Caption: Penderecki and host John Clare, Credit: Luis Catan
We'll hear music with Polish masters Krzysztof Penderecki, Henryk Gorecki, Andrzej Panufnik and Witold Lutoslawski. Don't miss new releases on Warn...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
Caption:  Mrs. President the opera, Credit:  Kevin Patterson
We'll hear music with a political slant by Steven Stucky (August 4, 1964), Michael Daugherty (Jackie-O), and Victoria Bond (Mrs. President). A land...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00