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WQED-FM 89.3 is committed to providing classical music and the other fine arts programming to entertain, inform and enrich the Western Pennsylvania region. The only classical radio station in the Pittsburgh area, WQED-FM is a lively advocate for the arts both locally and nationally.

Q the Music

Q the Music, Pittsburgh Classical Network features the best performances by musicians throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Concert Channel

The Pittsburgh Concert Channel is your 24-hour home for archived Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcasts.


Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

Ask Me Anything with Percussionist Colin Currie

Percussionist Colin Currie discusses the February 10 and 12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Composer James MacMilan discusses the February 10 and 12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts


Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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. 

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.


Conductors, soloists and composers involved in making great Pittsburgh Symphony performances talk about their music. 


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.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

Jim Cunningham reports from the PSO's domestic and international tours.

WQED Cultural Calendar

Thu, Mar 23 at 7:00 pm

Student Recital: Alison Fierst, flute

Free and open to the public More info.

Fri, Mar 24 at 8:00 pmSat, Mar 25 at 8:00 pm

PNC Pops: Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel

Celebrate Simon & Garfunkel’s iconic folk sound with favorites like "The Sound of Silence," "Mrs. Robinson," "Bridge over Troubled Water" and many more. More info.

Sat, Mar 25 at 2:00 pm

Tuesday Musical Club's Recital Series presents" Ensemble Tre Amici"

                                      ENSEMBLE TRE AMICI Carolyn Edwards, violin (PSO); Charlotta Ross, cello( Retired PSO), and Yeeha Chiu, Piano (STEINWAY ARTIST).  More info.

Sat, Mar 25 at 2:30 pm

L'amour de la Vie; A Senior Recital

L'amour de la Vie is a concert you do not want to miss! From the word painting of Debussy, Cimara, and Schubert to the very raw and real emotions that are expressed through the timeless sounds of the Negro Spiritual; you are in for a ride! More info.

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