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WQED-FM 89.3 is committed to providing classical music and the other fine arts programming to entertain, inform and enrich the Western Pennsylvania region. The only classical radio station in the Pittsburgh area, WQED-FM is a lively advocate for the arts both locally and nationally.

Pittsburgh Concert Channel

The Pittsburgh Concert Channel is your 24-hour home for archived Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcasts.

Q the Music

Q the Music, Pittsburgh Classical Network features the best performances by musicians throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

Pittsburgh Symphony Radio

A complete two hour concert hosted by Jim Cunningham. Listen for interviews and features, historic recordings and the latest weekly concerts from Heinz Hall. 

Classical Crossroads

Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. As Duke Ellington said "There are only two types of music: good music and the other stuff." Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

@theSymphony

Conductors, soloists and composers involved in making great Pittsburgh Symphony performances talk about their music. 

Encore

Did you miss a recent live broadcast? Or do you just want to hear it again? Relive recent WQED-FM live broadcasts on the Encore podcast page. Stream full length broadcasts by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and others.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

Jim Cunningham reports from the PSO's domestic and international tours.

WQED Cultural Calendar

Fri, Dec 9 at 7:30 pm

Mt. Lebanon High School Percussion Ensemble Christmas Concert

This is the annual and very popular "Bells, Mallots and Drums" concert that requires purchased tickets when attended at Mt. Lebanon High School but is being offered to the community for free at Beverly Heights. More info.

Sat, Dec 10 at 3:00 pm

Voices of Light Concert Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts

The annual holiday concert showcases all five levels of the celebrate girlchoirs of the Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts.  Featured works include Ola Gjeilo’s "Ubi Caritas”, Michael Englehardt’s “Gaudete” and Ryan Brechmacher’s “Chanukah Pray More info.

Sat, Dec 10 at 3:00 pm

Voices of Light Concert Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts

The annual holiday concert showcases all five levels of the celebrate girlchoirs of the Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts.  Featured works include Ola Gjeilo’s "Ubi Caritas”, Michael Englehardt’s “Gaudete” and Ryan Brechmacher’s “Chanukah Pray More info.

Sat, Dec 10 at 7:30 pm

Belle Voci a Natale (Beautiful Voices at Christmas)

This year’s Belle Voci a Natale (Beaurtiful Voices at Christmas) program promises to be a true celebration of the holiday season, a festive concert of traditional Christmas music in collaboration with the Giambelli String Quartet, the Pittsburgh B More info.

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