Playlist for Wednesday, June 23, 2021

  • 12:00 am: Classical Music

    Live classical music from American Public Media hosts.

    Program Playlist

    • 12:01 am: For Alina

      Composer: Arvo Part
      Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili, piano
      Catalog Information: Sony 73462
    • 12:06 am: Nursery Suite

      Composer: Edward Elgar
      Ensembles: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Raymond Leppard
      Catalog Information: Koss 1014
    • 12:29 am: Sulla lulla

      Composer: Traditional Norwegian
      Ensembles: Trio Mediaeval
      Catalog Information: ECM 2520
    • 12:33 am: Orchestral Suite No. 2 "Characteristic": Dreams of a Child

      Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky
      Ensembles: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
      Conductor: Stefan Sanderling
      Catalog Information: Naxos 550644
    • 12:46 am: Air

      Composer: Aaron Jay Kernis
      Performer: Alice K. Dade, flute
      Catalog Information: Naxos 559831
    • 1:01 am: Lute Suite No. 4: Prelude

      Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
      Performer: Ronn McFarlane, lute
      Catalog Information: Dorian 90242
    • 1:06 am: Breaking Waves

      Composer: Helena Munktell
      Ensembles: Gavle Symphony Orchestra
      Conductor: Tobias Ringborg
      Catalog Information: Sterling 1066
    • 1:19 am: Piano Concerto No. 1

      Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
      Ensembles: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
      Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
      Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
      Catalog Information: Teldec 47334
  • 10:00 am: 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 of classical artists, from concert halls around the globe. Plus interviews and performances from the APM studios, and from concert stages around the country, along with classical music news and features. Every week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the PT Piano Puzzler.

  • 12:00 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 Regents. The 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.

Ways to Listen to HPM Classical

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