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.


Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Miah Persson, soprano
STRAUSS Death and Transfiguration
STRAUSS Four Last Songs
STRAUSS Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Recorded Nov. 29, 30 & Dec. 1, 2019


Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
COPLAND El Salón México
GERSHWIN Catfish Row, Symphonic Suite from Porgy and Bess
CHÁVEZ Sinfonía India
GERSHWIN Piano Concerto
Recorded September 27, 28 & 29, 2019


Andrés Orozco-Estrada, conductor
Melody Moore, soprano
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence, tenor
Günther Haumer, baritone
Houston Symphony Chorus, Betsy Cook Weber, director
MAHLER Das klagende Lied
MENDELSSOHN Die erste Walpurgisnacht
Recorded October 4, 5 & 6, 2019

JULY 5, 8 & 11 at 8 p.m.

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

Marek Janowski, conductor
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2
WAGNER Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser
WAGNER Prelude to Act III from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Recorded October 25, 26 & 27 2019

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

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

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.

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

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

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. 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

Selected Broadcasts

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