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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.



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.


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


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

Tue, Oct 25 at 3:00 pm

Barrage 8

International fiddlers perform at Chartiers Valley Intermediate School Barrage – A high-octane fiddle-fest that features an international, multi-talented cast performing an eclectic mix of music, song and dance. More info.

Tue, Oct 25 at 7:30 pm

Adam Liu and Friends

The program will feature selections from Vaughan Williams, J S Bach , A Dvorak and others. A reception to be followed immediately after the concert in front lobby. More info.

Fri, Oct 28 at 4:00 pm

The Midtown Men

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Sat, Oct 29 at 12:00 am

Sixth Annual Mildred Miller International Voice Competition Semi-

Hear our rising stars! The Sixth Mildred Miller International Voice Competition features young professionals aged 18-32 competing for cash prizes and roles in Opera Theater Summerfest 2017. More info.

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