Listen live every Sunday at 8 p.m. on Houston Public Media News 88.7 FM, rebroadcast every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. on Houston Public Media Classical HD (88.7-2 on your HD radio). Please note that Houston Symphony broadcasts can only be heard live on the listed air dates.
JANUARY 5 & 8
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Elina Vähälä, violin
VERDI Overture to Un Giorno di Regno (King for a Day)
CORIGLIANO Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (The Red Violin)
RESPIGHI Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome)
RESPIGHI Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome)
Recorded April 20, 22–23, 2017
JANUARY 12 & 15
Hans Graf, conductor
Brinton Averil Smith, cello
BEETHOVEN Overture to Fidelio, Opus 72c
ELGAR Cello Concerto in E minor, Opus 85
R. STRAUSS Eine Alpensinfonie, Opus 64
Recorded January 18–20, 2008
JANUARY 19 & 22
Hans Graf, conductor
ZEMLINSKY Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid)
MENDELSSOHN Ouverture zum Märchen von der schöne Melusine (Overture to the Fairy Tale of the Fair Melusine), Opus 32
DEBUSSY La Mer (The Sea)
Recorded October 3–5, 2004
JANUARY 26 & 29
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 in F major, Opus 68 (Pastoral)
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92
Recorded March 24–26, 2017
The Houston Symphony’s world class performances are regularly featured on nationally syndicated radio shows such as Performance Today and SymphonyCast.
Performance Today from American Public Media is America’s most popular classical music radio program. The show is broadcast on nearly 300 public radio stations across the country. Performance Today airs on HPM Classical weekdays at 10am and Saturdays at 5pm. You can stream any Performance Today show for up to 30 days after it first broadcasts.
SymphonyCast from American Public Media is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a major symphony. Click to browse and listen to Houston Symphony broadcasts from SymphonyCast.
Houston Public Media and the Houston Symphony continue their broadcast partnership with the Houston Symphony concert series. You can listen live every Sunday at 8pm on News 88.7 and Wednesdays at 8pm on Houston Public Media Classical HD (88.7-2) for weekly two-hour Houston Symphony broadcasts. Each program features the Houston Symphony recorded live in concert from a multi-track studio in Jones Hall. Along with the music, the program offers introductions and special commentary from Andrés Orozco-Estrada or the concert’s guest conductor and guest soloist. Please note that Houston Symphony broadcasts can only be heard live at 8pm on the listed air dates.
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