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.

CD of the Week: Martha Argerich: Early Recordings

Jun 13, 2016

The celebrated Argentinian pianist releases a set from the famed recordings of the 1960s instrumental to her rise to international fame.

CD of the Week: Nevermind: Conversations

Jun 6, 2016

The Parisian quartet performs chamber pieces by two hidden gems of the French baroque repertoire.

The distinguished violinist joins the Munich Chamber Orchestra for three early works by Haydn that highlight one of his deepest friendships.

Contributing a significant amount to the scene that made early twentieth-century Paris the famous artistic hub that it was, the avant-garde music of Erik Satie laid the foundation for future progressive composers in countless genres. Jean-Yves Thibaudet gracefully performs the entirety of Satie’s solo piano music, transporting the listener to the golden age of Parisian art music.

CD of the Week: John Field: Complete Nocturnes

May 16, 2016

Pianist Elizabeth Joy Roe performs the Irish composer’s complete set of nocturnes – the pieces becoming the inspiration for Chopin’s famed set.