CD of the Week | CRB

CD of the Week

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

Joanne Polk
Courtesy of the Artist

Joanne Polk has been standing up for women composers for decades, and her latest recording, inspired by the 19th-century composer and pianist Louise Farrenc, is WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Parker Quartet
Courtesy of the Ensemble

The GRAMMY winners, in residence at Harvard, offer up a thrilling recording of three of Beethoven’s string quartets for the composer’s 250th anniversary year, and we've chosen it as our CD of the Week.

Thierry Fischer
Marco Borggreve

Conductor Thierry Fischer has turned his deep love for the music of Saint-Saëns into a ravishing 3-CD cycle of orchestral pieces with the Utah Symphony, and the final installment is WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Javier Perianes
Daniel Garcia Bruno

"Jeux de miroirs" is a magical disc that features two pieces played twice – with solo piano and with full orchestra – to reveal the sheer magic of Ravel’s revolutionary world of sound, and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Paul Merkelo
Courtesy of the Artist

The Principal Trumpeter of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra navigates four brilliant and foundational concertos for his instrument, and we've chosen it as our CD of the Week.