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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

Tue, Apr 25 at 12:00 pm

Tuesday Noon Recitals

Kayla Uveges, soprano, a member of St. Vincent College's Camerata, presents works ranging from Handel to Andrew Lloyd Weber. Accompanied by Harriett Miller. Lunch follows at 12:35. No charge but free-will donations appreciated. More info.

Tue, Apr 25 at 1:00 pm

TMC String and Wind Ensembles Spring Concert

The Tuesday Musical Club presents its String and Woodwind Ensembes in performance. Program includes Neilson's  Serenata for Wind Quintet, Mirzoyan's Theme and Variations for String Ensemble and Klughardt's Concertstuck for Oboe. 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 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.

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