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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.


Bach, Beethoven, and Brunch

A longtime favorite free series entertains music lovers on the lawn at Mellon Park. Treat yourself to a special Sunday and join us for this buffet of classical melodies.

Regional Asset District’s 25th Anniversary

Investing in our region’s quality of life for 25 years

WQED celebrates the Allegheny Regional Asset District’s 25th Anniversary by bringing listeners interviews with the civic, cultural and recreational treasures that are funded by RAD and that we as a community value so much. 

Kristen Linfante

Voice of the Arts

The Executive Director of Chamber Music Pittsburgh came by to discuss the upcoming season and their new "Pittsburgh Performs Series"!

Chamber Music Seminar

Voice of the Arts

Katya Janpoladyan of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and violinist Alison Fujito play a duet by Dotzauer and discuss their upcoming Chamber Music Seminar.

James Gourlay

Voice of the Arts

James Gourlay of the River City Brass discusses what you can expect to hear from the band, as well as preview their 2019-2020 season.


Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

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



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.

WQED Cultural Calendar

Sat, Aug 17 at 12:00 pm

Founder's Day at the Homewood Cemetary

The 7th Annual Founders' Day celebration will feature amazing stories about some of the 79,000 people at rest within The Homewood Cemetery.  Food trucks, steel pan drums, model trains, vintage hearses, selfie stations, and a bespoke musical about More info.

Sat, Aug 17 at 12:00 pm

79,000 Stories: The Homewood Cemetery's 7th Annual Founders' Day Celebration

The Homewood Cemetery's 7th Annual Founders' Day celebration will feature amazing stories about some of the 79,000 people at rest within the Cemetery. Enjoy the music of Barrels to Beethoven Steel Pan Band, a performance by the David T. More info.

Thu, Aug 15 at 6:00 pmFri, Aug 16 at 12:00 pm

Bloomfield Little Italy Days

The 18th Annual Little Italy Days will be held the weekend of Thursday August 15th - Sunday August 18th, 2019 on the streets and sidewalks of Liberty Avenue in the heart of Bloomfield. More info.

Sat, Jun 1 at 12:30 pmSat, Jun 15 at 12:30 pm

Game Day

First & Third Saturdays 12:30-2:30 PM​ Open to all ages! Bring your own card, video and board games or choose some of ours! ​ More info.

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