CD of the Week

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

WCRB's 2018 CD of the Week (of the Year!)

Dec 13, 2018

First things first: this is not a "Top Ten" list. All of our CDs of the Week are Top Ten-worthy, so instead, we asked our staff an even harder question: which CD of the Week was your number one favorite this year?

Hilary Hahn’s Project of a Lifetime

Nov 26, 2018
Salzman Music
Salzman Music

The last time we featured a recording by Hilary Hahn as our WCRB CD of the week, it was a personally-curated collection of favorite recordings from her brilliant career – but now, she’s made an album of Bach, and it may be her most personal album yet.

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.

Nikolai Lugansky
Marco Borggreve/Naãve Ambroisie

To mark the centenary of composer Claude Debussy's death, Russian pianist Nikolai Lugansky has recorded atmospheric pieces that reveal Debussy’s unique world of changeable light and weather, and it's WCRB's CD of the Week.