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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.


British Landscapes Vacation

Join WQED and Collette Tours to experience the world of Downton Abbey like never before!

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. 

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.

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

Mon, Oct 21 at 1:00 pm

Symphony East Presents PSO Superstars

Enjoy a performance by two Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians: Rhian Kenny - principle piccolo and Jack Howell - principal bass clarinet. More info.

Mon, Oct 21 at 4:30 pm

Liz Magic Laser: Time Pressure

Liz Magic Laser is an artist who intervenes in semi-public spaces such as bank vestibules, movie theaters and newsrooms, involving collaborations with actors, surgeons, political strategists and motorcycle gang members. More info.

Tue, Oct 22 at 12:00 pm

Noon Recital: HighStrung

Smitty and Deese (formerly called Averyin) return with Celtic and other folk songs, sung and performed on stringed instruments. No charge but donations are accepted during a light lunch that follows at 12:35 p.m. More info.

Tue, Oct 22 at 6:00 pm

Amadeus: The Film Plus Live Opera

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