CD of the Week | CRB

CD of the Week

Each week the WCRB staff selects a brand-new CD and features it on the air throughout the week.

The Modern Drama of Haydn and Mozart, with H+H

Jan 21, 2019
Harry Christophers
Marco Borggreve

The Handel and Haydn Society’s newest recording features two impassioned symphonies by Haydn and Mozart's brilliant Sinfonia Concertante, and we’ve chosen it as our CD of the Week.

Capuçon’s Elegant Homage to the Silver Screen

Nov 12, 2018
Renaud Capuçon
Ars Magna/Erato

French violinist Renaud Capuçon finds film music captivating, and his hand-picked collection of cinematic favorites arranged for violin and orchestra is WCRB's CD of the Week.

The Transcendence of Bach on Guitar

Nov 5, 2018
Thibaut Garcia
Luis Castilla

WCRB's CD of the Week is Guitarist Thibaut Garcia’s new recording, which dips into the vast palette of colors that he’s known for, this time applying them to music inspired by Bach.

On his new album Mr. Dowland's Fortune, Carreca breathes new life into pieces by John Dowland - a celebrated 16th-century English lutenist - by playing them on an instrument made in 2012, by lute maker Stephen Murphy.