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.

On his new album Mr. Dowland's Fortune, Carreca breathes new life into pieces by John Dowland - a celebrated 16th-century English lutenist - by playing them on an instrument made in 2012, by lute maker Stephen Murphy.

Album cover of Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, mandolinist Chris Thile, & bassist Edgar Meyer's Bach Trio album
Danny Clinch (courtesy of Nonesuch Records)

An album that elicits a considerable amount of excitement, the new "Bach Trios" album with Yo-Yo Ma, Chris Thile, and Edgar Meyer is an instant classic and a must listen.

Anne-Sophie Mutter: Mutterissimo
Deutsche Grammophon

The superstar violinist releases a compilation of her greatest recordings, exploring the multiple worlds of music that she inhabits.

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).

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