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.

Hopkinson Smith
Philippe Gontier

In American lutenist Hopkinson Smith's new album, he has given his own titles to unnamed Renaissance-era pieces.

Hélène Grimaud
Mat Hennek

The French pianist journeys through her most beloved recordings, including live performances from a flooded military armory.

Richard Stoltzman
Lisa Marie Mazzuco

Sony and RCA celebrate renowned American clarinetist Richard Stoltzman's 75th birthday with a collection of 40 CDs recorded over the course of his career.

The Eybler Quartet: Johann Baptist Vanhal – Six Quartets, Op. 6
The Galler Players of Niagara

In the late eighteenth century music scene in Vienna, names like Haydn and Mozart were as much household names as they are now. But there are also names among these Viennese composers that have unfairly fallen by the wayside. One such composer is the Czech-born Johann Baptist Vanhal.

The Montreal Guitar Trio: Danzas

In their seventh album, the Montreal Guitar Trio plays vivacious Spanish and Latin American dances with the spirit of "reviving a great friendship."