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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.


Prime Stage Theater

Voice of the Arts

Prime Stage Theater's Artistic Director, Wayne Brinda, and Board Member, Sueanne Zoratto, discuss with WQED about their upcoming Cemetery Walk at the Homewood Cemetery on September 30th from 1:30-4pm, as well as their season opener, "The Miracle Worker."

RAD Days 2023

Enjoy 40 days of fun at our regional assets, offering more than 70 free events and experiences throughout Allegheny County from Sept. 8 through Oct. 17, 2023.


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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

Fri, Sep 22 at 9:00 amSun, Feb 11 at 9:00 am

Amie Siegel

New York-based artist Amie Siegel (b. More info.

Fri, Sep 22 at 2:00 pm

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Park Cleopatra and Antony

It’s the dawn of the Roman Empire. Ploys for power and domination run parallel with the passion of Egypt’s Queen Cleopatra and Rome’s Mark Antony. Allegiances and loyalties blur as a fiery romance ignites. More info.

Fri, Sep 22 at 7:30 pm

The People United Will Never Be Defeated

In his Duquesne debut recital as piano faculty member, Kevin Lee Sun performs Frederic Rzewski's hour-long masterpiece for solo piano, The People United Will Never Be Defeated! (1975). More info.

Fri, Sep 22 at 8:00 pm

Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic

The Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic opens the 2023-24 season with an entire program of thrilling and dramatic works by Shostakovich, including his gripping Symphony No. 5 in D minor. More info.

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