CD of the Week

Every week, WCRB staff select a CD to feature on-air and online. Learn all about each week's CD, including links to purchase each one, here.

Håkan Hardenberger
Marco Borggreve

Saturday, November 17, and Monday, November 26, 2018
8:00 PM

The Swedish trumpeter is the guest soloist in HK Gruber's "Aerial," an ethereal yet virtuosic illustration of our planet from perspectives near and far, and Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler's expressive Symphony No. 5.

Andris Nelsons, conductor
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

HK GRUBER Aerial, Concerto for trumpet and orchestra
MAHLER Symphony No. 5

The PhilHarmonia Octet: Music for Wind Instruments
Supraphon

The Czech chamber ensemble puts a modern spin on wind pieces by Beethoven, Mozart, and Klein.

Vivaldi: Seven Cello Concertos
New Focus Recordings

Cellist Guy Fishman joins fellow Handel and Haydn Society members in a collection of the composer’s most challenging cello concertos.

Rafał Blechacz: Johann Sebastian Bach
Deutsche Grammophon

The Polish pianist (and former organist) curates an album featuring works from Bach’s timeless Clavier-Übung collections.

Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos
Naxos

JoAnn Falletta leads the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in two orchestral suites from the German composer's theatrical repertoire.

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