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Music Through the Night with Bob Christiansen Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet

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

Sat, Jan 5 at 12:30 pmSat, Jan 19 at 12:30 pm

Game Day at Toto!

Join us the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month from 12:30-2:30pm for an afternoon of gaming! Bring your own card, board and video games or play with ours! Caregivers and siblings welcome! No fee to attend! More info.

Sat, Apr 20 at 1:00 pm

book signing

Dr. Siamak Adibi, A Squirrel Hill resident and retired physician, will sign copies of his latest book, Trump and The Iranian Islamists: the Threat to World Peace More info.

Sat, Apr 20 at 2:00 pm

Whiskey Tasting: The Glass Makes A Difference

You are invited to join us on Saturday, April 20 between 2 to 4 PM for an afternoon of whiskey tasting and see how hand blown glass barware can make a difference in your drinking experience. More info.

Thu, Apr 18 at 8:00 pmFri, Apr 19 at 8:00 pm

On Trial: The North American Premiere of an Irish Classic

A child is dead, a baby girl - and her mother is standing trial for infanticide. Gripping and theatrical, On Trial follows the tragic life of Maura Cassidy, an unmarried single mother. More info.

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