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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

Sat, Dec 3 at 2:30 pm

The Subdudes

The Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society Concerts 2016/2017 Season. For more information call 412-361-1915 More info.

Fri, Dec 2 at 7:00 pmSat, Dec 3 at 7:00 pm

Light the Night

We invite you to join us Friday Dec. 2nd and Saturday Dec. 3rd as we celebrate the joy of the Christmas season, featuring stunning performances, live music, and dance.  Free admission and post-show refreshments-- no tickets needed  More info.

Sat, Dec 3 at 7:30 pm

An American Holiday!

We celebrate the holidays in America with Bach’s sublime Magnificat in collaboration with the Renaissance City Choir! The swinging sounds of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in their jazz adaptation of The Nutcracker Suite, the More info.

Sat, Dec 3 at 7:30 pm

A Very Carnegie Christmas with the Richie Cole Orchestra

Jazz great Richie Cole will be joined by J.D. Chaisson on trumpet: Jeff Grubbs on bass; Reid Hoyson on percussion; Mark Lucas on guitar; Rick Matt on tenor sax; Ken Moore on keyboards and Reggie Watkins on trombone. More info.

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