Playlist for Saturday, May 28, 2016

  • 12:00 am

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 12:01 am
      Silent Woods
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Performer: Alisa Weilerstein, cello

    • 12:06 am
      Trio Sonata No. 8
      Composer: William Boyce, Conductor: Peter Holman

    • 12:15 am
      In a Summer Garden
      Composer: Frederick Delius, Conductor: Richard Hickox

    • 12:33 am
      Violin Sonata No. 1
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

    • 1:01 am
      Love's Labours Lost: 3 Soliloquies
      Composer: Gerald Finzi, Conductor: William Boughton

    • 1:06 am
      Quiet City
      Composer: Aaron Copland, Performer: Stephen Taylor, english horn

    • 1:16 am
      Gran Sonata Eroica
      Composer: Mauro Giuliani, Performer: Martha Masters, guitar

    • 1:28 am
      Columbine's Clever Tricks
      Composer: Ottorino Respighi, Conductor: Adriano

    • 2:01 am
      Dances from New England & Ireland
      Composer: Traditional, Performer: Jeannette Sorrell, harpsichord

    • 2:06 am
      Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music
      Composer: Richard Wagner, Conductor: James Levine

    • 2:20 am
      Piano Quartet No. 1
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • 2:46 am
      To a Nordic Princess
      Composer: Percy Grainger, Conductor: Richard Hickox

    • 3:01 am
      In the Mountains: Sunny Day
      Composer: Josef Foerster, Conductor: Hermann Baumer

    • 3:06 am
      Night Ride and Sunrise
      Composer: Jean Sibelius, Conductor: Antal Dorati

    • 3:23 am
      Bold Island Suite
      Composer: Howard Hanson, Conductor: Erich Kunzel

    • 3:47 am
      French Suite No. 1
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Glenn Gould, piano

    • 4:01 am
      Billy the Kid: Prairie Night
      Composer: Aaron Copland, Conductor: Hugh Wolff

    • 4:06 am
      Songs from Lake Ladoga
      Composer: Erkki Melartin, Conductor: Jorma Panula

    • 4:15 am
      The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite
      Composer: Richard Strauss

    • 4:50 am
      Impressions of the Puna
      Composer: Alberto Ginastera

    • 5:01 am
      Composer: Girolamo Frescobaldi, Performer: Jian Wang, cello

    • 5:06 am
      Rest now, sweet child; The thieves
      Composer: Traditional Norwegian, Performer: Birger Mistereggen, percussion

    • 5:14 am
      Piano Concerto No. 24
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Performer: Mitsuko Uchida, piano, Conductor: Mitsuko Uchida

    • 5:48 am
      The Dream of Gunnar
      Composer: Carl Nielsen, Conductor: Gennady Rozhdestvensky

    • 6:01 am
      Serenade: Finale
      Composer: William Alwyn, Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones

    • 6:06 am
      Dreams of Love No. 3 (Liebestraum)
      Composer: Franz Liszt, Performer: Jutta Zoff, harp

    • 6:12 am
      Grand Overture No. 5
      Composer: Johann Christian Bach, Conductor: William Boughton

    • 6:27 am
      Symphony No. 2 "Song of a New Race": 1st movement
      Composer: William Grant Still, Conductor: Neeme Jarvi

    • 6:39 am
      Capriccio No. 2
      Composer: Johannes Brahms, Performer: Alessio Bax, piano

    • 6:43 am
      Tannhauser: Overture
      Composer: Richard Wagner, Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt

  • 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
      King Lear Overture
      Composer: Mily Balakirev, Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

    • 8:01 am
      Composer: Andre Gretry, Conductor: Stefan Sanderling

    • 8:06 am
      Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune (Moonlight)
      Composer: Claude Debussy, Performer: Angel Romero, guitar

    • 8:12 am
      Divertissement on Russian Songs
      Composer: Henri Rabaud, Conductor: Pierre Dervaux

    • 8:26 am
      YourClassical Story: PLAY A. Part Spiegel im Spiegel
      Composer: Alicia Gaskin

    • 8:27 am
      Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in the Mirror)
      Composer: Arvo Part, Performer: Amanda Forsyth, cello

    • 8:35 am
      Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A Mighty Fortress is Our God)
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch

    • 8:41 am
      Music for the Royal Fireworks
      Composer: George Frideric Handel, Conductor: Neville Marriner

    • 9:01 am
      New Classical Tracks

    • 9:06 am
      Gloriana: Courtly Dances
      Composer: Benjamin Britten, Conductor: Andre Previn

    • 9:17 am
      Introduction and Allegro
      Composer: Robert Schumann, Performer: Jan Lisiecki, piano, Conductor: Antonio Pappano

    • 9:31 am
      Blackberry Winter
      Composer: Conni Ellisor, Performer: Stephen Seifert, mountain dulcimer and Tennessee music box, Conductor: Paul Gambill

    • 9:50 am
      Egmont Overture
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven, Conductor: George Szell

    • 10:01 am
      Flicks in Five

    • 11:01 am
      Cello Concerto: Larghetto
      Composer: Giuseppe Tartini, Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich, cello, Conductor: Paul Sacher

    • 11:06 am
      Prelude No. 4
      Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff, Performer: Alessio Bax, piano

    • 11:12 am
      Solemn Overture
      Composer: Alexander Glazunov, Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

    • 11:23 am
      Symphony No. 40
      Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

  • 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
      Bel Canto
      Composer: J. Lopez

  • 3:00 pm

    Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist
    • 3:00 pm
      14 Waltzes
      Composer: Franz Schubert, Performer: Vassily Primakov, piano

    • 3:01 pm
      Ballo detto Pollicio/La Cattarina
      Composer: Tarquinio Merula

    • 3:06 pm
      Duo No. 2 for violin and viola: 3rd movement
      Composer: Bohuslav Martinu

    • 3:12 pm
      Fantasy for Flute and Orchestra
      Composer: Gabriel Faure, Performer: William Bennett, flute, Conductor: Steuart Bedford

    • 3:19 pm
      Symphony No. 4
      Composer: Johannes Brahms, Conductor: Carlos Kleiber

    • 4:01 pm
      Bagatelles: Canon
      Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Conductor: Lowell Graham

    • 4:06 pm
      Downton Abbey: Theme
      Composer: John Lunn, Performer: Claire Jones, harp

    • 4:10 pm
      Keyboard Concerto No. 6
      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Performer: Julia Zilberquit, piano, Conductor: Saulius Sondeckis

    • 4:29 pm
      Sextet for Two Horns and Strings
      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

    • 4:46 pm
      Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
      Composer: Alexander Borodin, Conductor: Robert Shaw

  • 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

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