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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.

Steger Plays Gems from Handel’s Intermissions

May 20, 2019
Maurice Steger
Molina Visuals

The brilliant recorder virtuoso Maurice Steger and ensemble La Cetra shine a spotlight on the exquisite chamber pieces that kept Handel’s devoted fans thoroughly entertained during the intermissions of his operas.

Grand Canal in Venice
Canaletto / National Gallery London

A huge number of Italian musicians left their country in the 18th century, bringing the exquisite tradition of chamber music with them, and now four acclaimed artists celebrate this exiled music on WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Sally Pinkas
Dorothy Shi

Boston-based pianist Sally Pinkas's new recording of exquisite music from the Spanish and American colonial eras in the Philippines – made in our Fraser Performance Studio – is WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Elegant, Raucous, and Charmingly French

Apr 29, 2019
Neeme Järvi
Oliver Moosus

Even with more than 500 recordings to his name, conductor Neeme Järvi continues to be curious. His latest recording explores the uniquely charming sound of French music for ballet, and it’s WCRB’s CD of the Week.

Chandler Channels Vivaldi

Apr 22, 2019
La Serenissima
Arte Adria Management

Our CD of the Week features Adrian Chandler and La Serenissima, digging deep into the rich, pastoral world of Vivaldi.