Playlist for Saturday, June 25, 2016

  • 12:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:01 am
      String Quartet: 3rd movement
      Composer: Johan Svendsen

    • 12:06 am
      The Banks of Green Willow
      Composer: George Butterworth, Conductor: Norman Del Mar

    • 12:13 am
      Violin Sonata No. 4
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Performer: Itzhak Perlman, violin

    • 12:34 am
      Variations on a Hungarian Folksong
      Composer: Zoltan Kodaly, Conductor: Georg Solti

    • 1:01 am
      Flowers from Froso: Entry to the Summer Meadow
      Composer: Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Conductor: Okko Kamu

    • 1:06 am
      Oboe Concerto
      Composer: Giuseppe Sammartini, Performer: Heinz Holliger, oboe

    • 1:20 am
      Serenade to Music
      Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Performer: Soloists, Conductor: Matthew Best

    • 1:34 am
      Symphony No. 2
      Composer: Robert Volkmann, Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert

    • 2:01 am
      Suite Mignonne: Polka and Epilogue
      Composer: Jean Sibelius, Conductor: Neeme Jarvi

    • 2:06 am
      Night Song
      Composer: Wayne Barlow, Conductor: Howard Hanson

    • 2:17 am
      Piano Quintet
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Performer: Artur Rubinstein, piano

    • 2:49 am
      Quiet City
      Composer: Aaron Copland, Conductor: Neville Marriner

    • 3:01 am
      Composer: Lucas de Ribayaz, Performer: Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano

    • 3:06 am
      Lady Radnor's Suite
      Composer: Hubert Parry, Conductor: William Boughton

    • 3:23 am
      Sebastian: Barcarolle
      Composer: Gian Carlo Menotti, Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

    • 3:27 am
      Africa Fantasie
      Composer: Camille Saint-Saens, Performer: Jean-Philippe Collard, piano, Conductor: Andre Previn

    • 3:39 am
      String Quartet No. 1
      Composer: E.J. Moeran

    • 4:01 am
      Prelude No. 5
      Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff, Conductor: Sergiu Comissiona

    • 4:06 am
      Ouverture burlesque Suite
      Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann

    • 4:21 am
      Mass in B minor: Credo in unum Deum
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner

    • 4:27 am
      Die Frau ohne Schatten (Woman without a Shadow): Fantasy
      Composer: Richard Strauss, Conductor: Eiji Oue

    • 4:48 am
      Cantilena and Finale
      Composer: Carlos Guastavino

    • 5:01 am
      Silent Woods
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Performer: Alisa Weilerstein, cello

    • 5:06 am
      Equinox: Morning
      Composer: Henning Kraggerud, Performer: Henning Kraggerud, violin, Conductor: Henning Kraggerud

    • 5:23 am
      La Boite a Joujoux (The Toy Box): Conclusion
      Composer: Claude Debussy, Conductor: Charles Dutoit

    • 5:35 am
      Piano Sonata No. 16
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano

    • 6:01 am
      Liti Kersti: Bjorgulv the Fiddler
      Composer: Arne Eggen, Conductor: Bjarte Engeset

    • 6:06 am
      El silbador
      Composer: Gustavo Leguizamon, Performer: Pablo Marquez, guitar

    • 6:11 am
      Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3
      Composer: Ottorino Respighi, Conductor: Neville Marriner

    • 6:27 am
      Shakespeare's Tempest
      Composer: John Knowles Paine, Conductor: JoAnn Falletta

    • 6:49 am
      Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
      Composer: Camille Saint-Saens, Performer: Itzhak Perlman, violin, Conductor: Jean Martinon

  • 7:00 am

    Millenium of Music

    Millennium of Music is the world's longest running program featuring early music. Host and producer Robert Aubry Davis regularly presents music from major European music...

  • 8:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 8:00 am
      Crown Imperial
      Composer: William Walton, Conductor: Jay Friedman

    • 8:01 am
      Minuet No. 1
      Composer: Giacomo Puccini, Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk

    • 8:06 am
      Pearl Fishers: Au fond du temple saint (Temple Duet)
      Composer: Georges Bizet, Performer: Roberto Alagna, tenor, Conductor: James Levine

    • 8:13 am
      YourClassical Story: PLAY Copland Our Town
      Composer: Aaron Glickman

    • 8:14 am
      Our Town
      Composer: Aaron Copland, Conductor: Aaron Copland

    • 8:28 am
      Symphony No. 4
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Conductor: James DePreist

    • 8:41 am
      Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
      Composer: Edvard Grieg, Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt

    • 9:01 am
      New Classical Tracks

    • 9:06 am
      Four Seasons: Spring
      Composer: Antonio Vivaldi, Performer: Joshua Bell, violin

    • 9:17 am
      Novelette No. 1
      Composer: Francis Poulenc, Performer: Miki Aoki, piano

    • 9:22 am
      Symphony No. 6
      Composer: Johann Christian Bach, Conductor: Simon Standage

    • 9:38 am
      Souvenir de Chopin
      Composer: Arthur Honegger, Performer: Miki Aoki, piano

    • 9:41 am
      Don Juan
      Composer: Richard Strauss, Conductor: Paavo Berglund

    • 10:01 am
      Flicks in Five

    • 11:01 am
      "Echo" Canzon
      Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli, Conductor: Donald Fraser

    • 11:06 am
      8 1/2: Walking the Gangplank
      Composer: Nino Rota, Conductor: Riccardo Muti

    • 11:12 am
      Humoresque No. 7
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Performer: Daniel Hope, violin, Conductor: Sakari Oramo

    • 11:17 am
      A Severn Rhapsody
      Composer: Gerald Finzi, Conductor: Howard Griffiths

    • 11:26 am
      Piano Concerto No. 4
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Performer: Barry Douglas, piano, Conductor: Barry Douglas

  • 12:00 pm

    American Opera Series

    The American Opera Series features great performances by the Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Opera Philadelphia, and more!

    Program Playlist
    • 12:00 pm
      Composer: Verdi

  • 3:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

  • 5:00 pm

    Performance Today

    Performance Today features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation...

  • 7:00 pm

    Music From the Movies

    Explore great film soundtracks and hear from the composers who write them.

  • 8:00 pm


    SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles,...

  • 10:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

About HPM Classical

HPM Classical is Houston’s only classical music station, providing Houstonians with outstanding performances from local to international. Support comes primarily through the generous contributions of listeners with additional money from grants, special events and the local business community. HPM Classical is licensed to the University of Houston System governed by the UH Board of RegentsThe Houston Public Media Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 support organization which serves to secure the financial future of Houston Public Broadcasting and to cultivate and engage community resources to support its mission.


88.7 HD-2 To Be the New Home of Classical Music in Houston

The University of Houston Administrative & Finance Committee recommended to the Board of Regents that Houston Public Media pursue an HD radio and digital distribution strategy for HPM Classical.

This means full time Classical music will continue over the air on 88.7 HD-2.

HD Radio is free and readily accessible today.

88.7 HD-2 reaches more people and provides a higher quality sound.

Full-time classical programming will also be available on TV 8.5 and streaming online via our playeriHeartRadio, and TuneIn. If you would like to provide feedback, please send your comments to

You can also receive an HD Radio by making a donation to Houston Public Media here.