CD of the Week

The Shelest Piano Duo
Courtesy of the Artists

Ukrainian pianists Anna and Dmitri Shelest were both twelve years old when they met at the Kharkiv Special Music School in Ukraine. Now they’re married, and they join forces for a tour of Ukrainian music for WCRB’s CD of the Week!

Dallas Winds
Dean Deuby

Conductor Jerry Junkin is celebrating his 25th season with Dallas Winds, one of America’s most energized and revered ensembles. Add in one of the world’s greatest trumpeters, a superb engineering team, and the goose bumps that come with John Williams’s music, and you’ve got one highly charged new CD – and it’s the latest WCRB CD of the Week!

A Dreamlike Musical Landscape, with Stephen Hough

Jun 18, 2018
Stephen Hough
Sim Canetty-Clarke

There's a lot to look forward to when Stephen Hough releases a new album: his warm and nuanced playing is often topped off with a delicious dose of liner notes, as revealing and lovingly crafted as the music itself. Hear the swirling textures of his new CD, "The Dream Album," WCRB's CD of the Week.

Angela Hewitt
Peter Hundert

With its passionate swings from relentless rhythms to suspended time, Beethoven's music receives the profound clarity that characterizes Angela Hewitt's approach to the piano. Volume 7 of her ten-year recording project of the complete sonatas is WCRB's CD of the Week.

Simon Rattle
Sheila Rock / Warner Classics

Conductor Simon Rattle leads live recordings of some of the pieces he considers Haydn’s “greatest hits” and celebrates Haydn's innovation, charm, and jokes on WCRB’s CD of the Week.

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