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.

The people of Renaissance London were treated to some of the best tunes in the land, played by the best musicians - and one modern group is revitalizing these old favorites.

George Martin

Known as "the Fifth Beatle," Martin served as producer and arranger for many of the band's most famous hits. Now, with this new album, we have the pleasure of hearing his little-known film scores and orchestral music as well.

Lucienne Renaudin Vary
Simon Fowler

On WCRB's CD of the Week, the young French trumpeter explores vocal music from baroque to jazz and musicals, in honor of singers who inspired her to begin her own music career.

Yekwon Sunwoo
Courtesy of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

On WCRB's CD of the Week, journey through the Korean pianist's gold medal-winning performance in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Angela Hewitt
Peter Hundert

On WCRB's CD of the Week, pianist Angela Hewitt, well-known for Bach, turns to one of that composer's most prolific contemporaries, Italian master Domenico Scarlatti.