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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.

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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

Podcasts

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.

@theSymphony

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

Encore

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

Wed, Apr 26 at 11:00 amWed, Apr 26 at 7:00 pm

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

HBE are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago who come from an extraordinary musical family. More info.

Wed, Apr 26 at 5:00 pm

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks - Week of Will: Mid-Spring Revels

Celebrate PSiP's Week of Will with Franktuary's signature hot-dogs, libations, and a chance for patrons to perform or read their favorite Shakespeare pieces impromptu - prizes given. More info.

Wed, Apr 26 at 11:00 amWed, Apr 26 at 7:00 pm

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

HBE are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago who come from an extraordinary musical family. More info.

Wed, Apr 26 at 7:00 pm

A Gathering of Sons: New Jazz Opera Workshop

Join the Pittsburgh Festival Opera in a series of workshops featuring a newly-composed jazz opera by Dwayne Fulton, A Gathering of Sons! More info.

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