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.

Elizabeth Hainen
Amanda Stevenson Photo

The Philadelphia Orchestra's Solo Harpist performs a gorgeous CD of short pieces that remind her of one particularly snowy winter.

Tanya Gabrielian
William Reinert Associates

Tanya Gabrielian was a student at the Royal Academy of Music when an injury landed her in the hospital for a month. Listening to Bach during  that painful time was transformative for her as musician. In this album, she rebuilds suites by J.S. Bach using transcriptions by a colorful assortment of composers.

Steven Isserlis
Satoshi Aoyagi

One of the world’s leading cellists pays tribute to the pioneers of the classical cello concerto with humor and grace.

Piffaro
Church Street Studios, LLC

Usually each musician featured on a CD plays only one instrument. With the Renaissance band Piffaro, that is not the case: each musician plays as many as seven instruments throughout this joyful new album of music that predates that of Bach and his contemporaries.

Vladimir Ashkenazy
Keith Saunders

The Russian pianist imparts his pianistic wisdom into Bach's six suites.

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