National Broadcasts

The Houston Symphony's world class performances are regularly featured on nationally syndicated radio shows such as Performance Today and SymphonyCast. Listen now to recent Houston Symphony performances online through the links below.

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Each episode of On the Music explores a masterpiece of the orchestral repertoire combining musical insights with fascinating stories.

Listen on the Radio

Houston Public Media and the Houston Symphony continue their broadcast partnership with the Houston Symphony concert series on News 88.7 every Sunday at 8 PM and streaming online at houstonpublicmedia.org. The Houston Symphony is also featured on national broadcasts. Performance Today airs on HPM Classical weekdays at 10:00 AM and Saturdays at 5:00 PM. SymphonyCast airs on HPM Classical on Saturdays at 8:00 PM.

Listen now to Houston Symphony performance streams

Concerts on SymphonyCast
   
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2
November 2016
   
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada
, conductor
Martin Helmchen
, piano
Mark Hughes, trumpet
Pierre Jalbert: Music of Air and Fire
Shostakovich:
Concerto No. 1 for Piano, Trumpet and Strings
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica
March 2016
   
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada
, conductor
Gabriela Montero
, piano
Gabriela Lena Frank: Escaramuza
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
May 2016
   
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Women of the Houston Symphony Chorus
   Betsy Cook Weber, director
Parker Elementary School Chorus
   Marianna Parnas-Simpson, director
Mahler: Symphony No. 3
May 15, 2015
   
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John Storgards, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C
SibeliusThe Bard
Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1
February 2016
   
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano
ShostakovichFestive Overture 
RavelPiano Concerto for the Left Hand 
ShostakovichSymphony No. 10 
BrahmsTragic Overture
January 2016
   
Kopatchinskaja and Brahms
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal
Schumann: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
January 2016
   
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
André Watts, piano
Gabriela Lena Frank: Houston Symphony Commission, World Premiere
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)
September 2014

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Upcoming Broadcasts

Past Broadcasts

  • Performance Today featured Frank Huang and the Houston Symphony’s November 2014 performance of Edouard Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op. 21 on Friday, May 1.
  • Performance Today featured the Houston Symphony’s September 2013 performance of Mussorgsky’s Dance of the Persian Maidens from Khovanshchina on Thursday, April 16.
  • Performance Today featured the Houston Symphony’s September 2013 performance of John Williams’ Suite from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on Wednesday, November 12.

About Performance Today

Performance Today from American Public Media is America's most popular classical music radio program; the show is broadcast on 294 public radio stations across the country and reaches approximately 1.4 million listeners each week. The show audio is also available on their website, Performance Today, beginning at 9 AM ET the day of broadcast and for a period of thirty (30) days following the initial show broadcast.

About SymphonyCast

SymphonyCast from American Public Media is a nationally syndicated radio show dedicated to showcasing the performances of premier orchestras from around the globe.

 

 

 

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