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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.


WQED + Kindness

See the many stories of kindness being spread throughout Pittsburgh, and share a story of your own!

PSO European Tour

See highlights from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2019 European Cities Tour courtesy of our own Jim Cunningham.

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.

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. 

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

Fri, Dec 6 at 12:00 pmFri, Dec 13 at 12:00 pm

On A Cold Winter's Night - The Music of Advent and Christmas

A different  organist will present the Friday musical reflections with quilts created by church member Thea McCurry on display throughout the series in the church Assembly Room behind the sanctuary. More info.

Fri, Dec 13 at 6:00 pm

Carols & Cocktails

Pittsburgh Festival Opera's Holiday Party We hope you'll join us to eat delicious hors d'oeuvres, drink complimentary mulled cider and be merry as you enjoy holiday favorites from "Trio" + Tony Cambell, sax, featuring Anqwenique, vocals More info.

Fri, Dec 13 at 7:00 pm

Across the Sweeping Tundra

Across the Sweeping Tundra More info.

Fri, Dec 13 at 7:30 pm

Lyric Voices presented by The Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh

On December 13, 2019, The Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh features one of the area’s premiere cellists, Kathleen Melucci, in a program that spans several centuries of musical history. More info.

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