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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.


It is a Joy: WQED-FM is 50 Years Old

Pittsburgh History Series

Host and narrator Rick Sebak brings you a celebration of WQED-FM, 89.3, Pittsburgh's All-Classical radio station with historic footage, live performances, and comments from listeners, on-air hosts, and Fred Rogers.


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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

Hosted by WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham and CMOA's Dana Bishop-Root, Artists in the World uplifts artistic voices and explores multiple histories, geographies, and current events.

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

Sun, Dec 3 at 2:00 pm

Christmas in the Chapel: Beneath the Star

Join the Seton Hill Choirs (Una Voce, Setonia, Glee Club, and The St. Cecilia Ringers) for our annual Christmas offerings in St. Joseph Chapel, led by Mark A. Boyle, Director of Choral and Vocal Activities. More info.

Fri, Dec 1 at 7:30 pmSat, Dec 2 at 7:30 pm


Join Attack Theatre for Rowhouse, an exhilarating dance journey with live music performed by Grammy nominee Dave Eggar and rapper/songwriter Le’Asha Julius. More info.

Fri, Dec 1 at 8:00 pmSun, Dec 3 at 2:30 pm

Brahms' Requiem

Requiem: A mass for the dead. Brahms takes this somber musical form and reaches to the depths of his soul, emerging with a piece for the human. More info.

Fri, Dec 1 at 7:30 pmSat, Dec 2 at 2:30 pm

Amahl and the Night Visitors & The Gift of the Magi

The Pittsburgh Savoyards continue their 86th season with a double feature of Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act opera Amahl and the Night Visitors coupled with the world premiere of O. More info.

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