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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.


Chamber Music Pittsburgh

Voice of the Arts

"The Charlie Chaplin Silent Picture Show" plays at the Mattress Factory April 23rd. Pianist Tom Roberts and clarinetist Mary Beth Malek stopped by to chat about and play tunes from the concert.

WQED + Kindness

Our role is the community for 65 years has been to provide a safe, inclusive place for all. Now we are celebrating these shared values more than ever. We invite the you to share your day-to-day acts of kindness!

Young Audition Winners

Voice of the Arts

Watch three performances from Pittsburgh Concert Society's Young Audition Winners when they visited WQED-FM's studios to play various pieces and preview their upcoming concert.

PSO: "Music for Food"

At the Symphony

Four members of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra play an excerpt from the Britten Phantasy Quartet and preview "Music for Food", a national effort helping to feed hungry Americans.

Chatham Baroque

The members of Chatham Baroque stopped by the QED Morning Show to chat and perform the first movement of Nicola Matteis' "Suite of Ayres".


Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

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, Apr 19 at 12:00 pm

Tuesday Noon Recital

Shelby Williams and Esjoy Wong, graduate students at IUP, play classics on the restored 3,000-pipe Skinner organ. Lunch follows at 12:30. No charge but donations are accepted at lunch. More info.

Fri, Apr 19 at 6:00 pm

Tiny Talk with Jamie Earnest

Small Mall is back once more with the Tiny Talk series! Join us as we host a Micro Exhibition of work by Jamie Earnest in a one night only show. An artist talk will accompany the exhibition. More info.

Fri, Apr 19 at 7:00 pm

Bach Cello Suites 1-3

Eric Cyphers performs J. S. Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello in this two-part concert series. These works serve as the Everest of his instrument’s repertoire and offer a near complete guide to everything the cello can do. More info.

Fri, Jan 4 at 7:00 pmFri, Jan 18 at 7:00 pm

Young Adult Group

Join young adults with autism ages 17+,  the 1st and 3rd Friday each month from 7-8:30pm for socialization, gaming and educational opportunities! Caregivers and siblings welcome! No fee to attend! More info.

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