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.

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.

MARCH 8 & 11

Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
William VerMeulen, horn
BERLIOZ Le carnaval romain (The Roman Carnival), Opus 9
R. STRAUSS Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Opus 11
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique, Opus 14
Recorded October 25, 27 & 28, 2012

MARCH 15 & 18

Hans Graf, conductor
Frank Huang, violin
Brinton Averil Smith, cello
BRAHMS Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Opus 56a
BRAHMS Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra, Opus 102 (Double)
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Opus 98
Recorded September 15, 2012

MARCH 22 & 25

Ludovic Morlot, conductor
BERLIOZ Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict
DUTILLEUX Les Citations
Jonathan Fischer, oboe
Matthew Strauss, percussion
Scott Holshouser, harpsichord
Robin Kesselman, double bass
RAVEL Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet, and String Quartet
Aralee Dorough, flute
Mark Nuccio, clarinet
Laurie Meister, harp
Annie Chen, violin
Anastasia Ehrlich, violin
Sheldon Person, viola
Maki Kubota, cello
ROUSSEL Suite from Le festin de l’araignée (The Spider’s Feast), Opus 17
Recorded March 8–10, 2019

MARCH 29 & April 1

Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin
E.-P. Salonen Violin Concerto
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major (Romantic)
Recorded Feb. 28, March 2 & 3, 2019

APRIL 5 & 8

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Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Gabriel Galindez Cruz, choreographer
Emilo Díaz Abregú, assistant choreographer and technical director
Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School Dance Ensemble, Chadwick Peters, artistic director
Crespo Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School Dance Department
IVES The Unanswered Question
BARTÓK Piano Concerto No. 2
STRAVINSKY Petrushka (1947)
Recorded May 11, 13 & 14, 2017

APRIL 12 & 15

Hans Graf, conductor
Scott Holshouser, piano
SCHUBERT/LISZT Fantasy in C major for Piano and
Orchestra, D.760
MAHLER Symphony No. 6 in A minor (Tragic)
Recorded March 2, 4 & 5, 2006

APRIL 19 & 22

Yaniv Dinur, conductor
Brinton Averil Smith, cello
Laura Claycomb, soprano
Matthew Grills, tenor
Reginald Smith Jr., baritone
Houston Symphony Chorus, Betsy Cook Weber, director
Fort bend boys choir, William R. Adams, director
D’ALBERT Cello Concerto in C major, Opus 20
ORFF Carmina burana
Recorded March 29, 30 & 31, 2019

APRIL 26 & 29

Edo De Waart, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Opus 37
ELGAR Symphony No. 1 in A-flat major, Opus 55
Recorded November 29, December 1 & 2, 2018

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.

Learn More

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. Click to shop the Houston Symphony Store online.

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

Selected Broadcasts

Selected Videos


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