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.

Riccardo Chailly: "Overtures, Preludes & Intermezzi"
Decca

Celebrated conductor Riccardo Chailly leads the Filarmonica della Scala in an assortment of gems from the world of Italian opera.

Daniel Hope: For Seasons
Deutsche Grammophon

The violinist complements Vivaldi’s famous concertos with twelve short yet vibrant pieces depicting each month, with composers ranging from Rameau (1683-1764) to Aphex Twin (b. 1971).

Andreas Ottensamer: New Era
Decca

With a spirit of collaboration and artistic creativity hearkening back to the Mannheim school, Berlin Philharmonic clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer has compiled an album of classical clarinet pieces showcasing not just his own talents, but those of his colleagues as well.

The PhilHarmonia Octet: Music for Wind Instruments
Supraphon

The Czech chamber ensemble puts a modern spin on wind pieces by Beethoven, Mozart, and Klein.

Vivaldi: Seven Cello Concertos
New Focus Recordings

Cellist Guy Fishman joins fellow Handel and Haydn Society members in a collection of the composer’s most challenging cello concertos.

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