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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.


PSO European Tour

See highlights from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2019 European Cities Tour courtesy of our own Jim Cunningham.

Chamber Music Seminar

Voice of the Arts

Katya Janpoladyan of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and violinist Alison Fujito play a duet by Dotzauer and discuss their upcoming Chamber Music Seminar.

Regional Asset District’s 25th Anniversary

Investing in our region’s quality of life for 25 years

WQED celebrates the Allegheny Regional Asset District’s 25th Anniversary by bringing listeners interviews with the civic, cultural and recreational treasures that are funded by RAD and that we as a community value so much. 

Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

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



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

Mon, Dec 9 at 11:00 am

Symphony East presents "A Merrymakers Holiday!"

This Sounds of Joy holiday luncheon will feature the Merrymakers Trio performing at 1:00 PM. The event includes a gift basket raffle and a special buffet that will begin at 12:00 noon. More info.

Mon, Dec 2 at 7:00 pmMon, Dec 9 at 7:00 pm

A Journey through Newman's Advent Sermons

Join the National Institute for Newman Studies on Monday evenings in December for a series of reflections on John Henry Newman's advent sermons, led by Dr. Bud Marr and Dr. Elizabeth Huddleston. More info.

Tue, Dec 10 at 1:00 pm

Tuesday Musical Cub String and Wind Ensemble Concert

TUESDAY MUSICAL CLUB STRING ENSEMBLE  Paul Critser Conducting   Program  Quartet in d minor "Death and the Maiden" -  Franz Schubert Allegro More info.

Tue, Oct 22 at 6:00 pmTue, Nov 19 at 6:00 pm

Paint Pour Class

Tuesdays October 22, November 19, and December 10 6 – 8 p.m. $35 per person per session (discount for LAC members)   More info.

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