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Classical WQED 89.3 FM

WQED-FM 89.3 is committed to providing classical music and the other fine arts programming.


Pittsburgh Concert Channel

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


Q the Music

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


Young Scholars Concert

WQED-FM Broadcast

Hear a broadcast of the Young Scholars Concert presented by The Frederick R. Koch Foundation in partnership with the Lang Lang International Music Foundation and Chamber Music Pittsburgh at the historic Elm Court. Follow the link to watch the full concert.

WQED Member Portal

WQED Members can now view, manage and edit donations by visiting our Member Portal. Click to get started!

John Devlin - Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

Voice of the Arts

Yo-Yo Ma joins the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra for their Opening Night Gala Celebration on Thursday September 29th. Jim Cunningham spoke with Director John Devlin about the concert and their upcoming season.

RADical Days 2022

The public can enjoy more than 75 free events and experiences at more than 65 entities that receive RAD funding. From free admission to top-level attractions to free performances by world-class musicians, RADical Days 2022 will provide something for everyone!

Ayca Akin

Voice of the Arts

Classically trained pianist and composer, Ayca Akin also known as Ahda takes classical music in a whole new direction. Her work blends genres of classical, contemporary classical and electronic music together to create film worthy compositions.

Jackie Dempsey - Squonk Opera

Voice of the Arts

"Lead with Music" Fellow Avery Barrera spoke with Squonk Opera's Jackie Dempsey about their 30th Anniversary Tour.


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

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Voice of the Arts

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

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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. 


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.

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.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

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

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Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

María Dueñas and Manfred Honeck

Pianist Jan Lisiecki

Actress & Singer Tamara Tunie, Composer Kathryn Bostic

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho

Conductor Vasily Petrenko

Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan

Violinist Baiba Skride

Composer Jonathan Leshnoff

Pianist Till Fellner



Pianist Beatrice Rana

Conductor Leonard Slatkin & Pianist Garrick Ohlsson

Conductor Emmanuel Krivine

Pianist Bertrand Chamayou

Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov

Cellist Maximilian Hornung

Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Conductor Juanjo Mena

Violinist Ray Chen

Conductor Christoph König

WQED Cultural Calendar

Fri, Jul 29 at 3:00 pmFri, Aug 5 at 3:00 pm

Farmers Grill at Allegheny Commons Market

Visit Blackberry Meadows Farm Farmers Grill Fridays now through November 18, 2022 at the Allegheny Commons Market in the North Side. Enjoy our signature Farmers Grill selections including P.I.G. More info.

Fri, Sep 30 at 7:00 pm

Mix Make & Mingle

Dress in your best 90s outfit for Mix Make & Mingle, a FUNdraiser for Assemble! We’ll mix up some STEAM-themed cocktails while you explore creation stations and mingle with new and old friends. More info.

Fri, Sep 30 at 8:00 pm

Listen Locally with Brother Rick & The Throwbacks

The Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall is pleased to welcome Brother Rick& The Throwbacks to Carnegie Carnegie Hall! More info.

Sat, Oct 1 at 9:00 am

Autumn Garden Clean-up and Seed Saving Event - WPC & RAD

The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is participating in the 2022 RADical Days events this year and have three opportunities for you.  This second event will take place on October 1, 2022. More info.

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