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.

A Sorcerer's Box of Adventures in Sound

Apr 2, 2018
Leopold Stokowski
Otto Rothschild

Superstar conductor Leopold Stokowski's decade of recordings with Decca brought his visceral, multi-dimensional musical experiences into the realm of recording. All month, we're celebrating Decca’s 22-disc box set on WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Lars Borges

On WCRB’s CD of the Week, 19-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason looks back to his greatest musical inspirations growing up, from teachers to legendary cellists.

A Debut Disc of Beautiful Comedy

Mar 19, 2018
Montreal Symphony Orchestra Chamber Soloists
Koralie Woodward

On WCRB’s CD of the Week, the soloists from the Montreal Symphony call on their virtuosity to bring out the light-heartedness in Beethoven and Richard Strauss.

A Lifetime of Memories from Hilary Hahn

Mar 12, 2018
Hilary Hahn
Peter Miller

On WCRB's CD of the Week, celebrated American violinist Hilary Hahn reflects on her career so far by sharing some of her favorite pieces, alongside artwork from fans.

Spanish Paintings Explored through Music

Mar 5, 2018
Xiayin Wang
David White

On WCRB's CD of the Week, pianist Xiayin Wang finds a deep connection with the colorful music of Granados, whose "Goyescas" are the result of a passionate obsession with the paintings of Goya.