Hear broadcasts by the Grammy-Award winning Houston Symphony using the links below. Our selection of Videos and Podcasts are also available in the Watch & Listen section on our website.

 

You can listen live every Sunday at 8 p.m. on Houston Public Media News 88.7 FM on the radio or online for weekly two-hour Houston Symphony broadcasts. The Sunday broadcasts repeat every Wednesday and Saturday at 8 p.m. on Houston Public Media Classical HD (88.7-2 on your HD radio) and online.

JULY 12, 15 & 18 at 8 p.m.

Fabien Gabel, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2
Recorded November 15, 16 & 17 2019


JULY 19, 22 & 25 at 8 p.m.

Krzysztof Urbanski, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano
CONNESSON Celephaïs from The Cities of Lovecraft
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1
MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL Pictures at an Exhibition
Recorded November 22, 23 & 24 2019


JULY 26, 29 & AUGUST 1 at 8 p.m.

Sunday: HPM News (88.7)
Wednesday & Saturday rebroadcast: HPM Classical (88.7-2)

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
STRAVINSKY Scherzo fantastique
STRAVINSKY Violin Concerto
STRAVINSKY The Firebird (complete ballet)
Recorded September 19, 21 & 22 2019


AUGUST 2, 5 & 8 at 8 p.m.

Sunday: HPM News (88.7)
Wednesday & Saturday rebroadcast: HPM Classical (88.7-2)
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Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Mojca Erdmann, soprano
Nicholas Brownlee, baritone
Houston Symphony Chorus, Betsy Cook Weber, director
DVOŘÁK Te Deum
MAHLER Symphony No. 4 in G major
Recorded September 14, 15, 17, 2017

AUGUST 9, 12 & 15 at 8 p.m.

Sunday: HPM News (88.7)
Wednesday & Saturday rebroadcast: HPM Classical (88.7-2)

John Storgårds, conductor
Vadim Gluzman, violin
TARKIAINEN Midnight Sun Variations
SHOSTAKOVICH Violin Concerto No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, Pathétique
Recorded January 17, 18, 19, 2020

AUGUST 16, 19 & 22 at 8 p.m.

Sunday: HPM News (88.7)
Wednesday & Saturday rebroadcast: HPM Classical (88.7-2)

Dima Slobodniouk, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, piano
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1
LISZT/GERSTEIN Totentanz
WIDMANN Con brio
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7
Recorded January 30 & February 1 & 2, 2020

AUGUST 23, 26 & 29 at 8 p.m.

Sunday: HPM News (88.7)
Wednesday & Saturday rebroadcast: HPM Classical (88.7-2)

Schumann Festival
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1, Spring
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4
SCHUMANN Piano Concerto
Recorded February 8–9 & February 15–16, 2020

AUGUST 30 at 8 p.m.

Sunday: HPM News (88.7)
Wednesday & Saturday rebroadcast: HPM Classical (88.7-2)

Schumann Festival
Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Brinton Averil Smith, cello*
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto*
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3, Rhenish
Recorded February 9, 15, 2020
*Recorded November 28, 29, 30, 2014

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.

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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.

Listen Now

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.

iHeart Radio – Selected albums are available with an account on iHeart Radio

Symphony Store – The Houston Symphony has several albums available for purchase. Shop the Houston Symphony Store online

Amazon & iTunes – Selected recordings are also available for streaming or purchase through Amazon and iTunes. Browse available Houston Symphony recordings

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