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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.

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Pittsburgh Concert Channel

The Pittsburgh Concert Channel is your 24-hour home for archived Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcasts.

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Q the Music

Pittsburgh Classical Network features the best performances by musicians throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Follow along with WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's international tour!

Manfred Honeck - European Tour Preview

@ the Symphony

Jim Cunningham spoke with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck about special features of the upcoming 75th Anniversary European Tour of the Orchestra and the special guests Anne Sophie Mutter, Helene Grimaud and Gautier Capucon.

Kristen Linfante

Voice of the Arts

WQED-FM "Lead with Music" Fellow, Kamera Dorsey, spoke with Chamber Music Pittsburgh Executive Director Kristen Linfante about chamber music, making classical music more appealing to minorities, and their Just Summer Concert Series.

Shori Sims

Voice of the Arts

Pittsburgh-based, multi-skilled artist Shori Sims discusses their plans for the future, the intention behind their work, and their first solo show, "Dream of a Black Planet" at Pittsburgh Creative Corps Gallery.

Noel Quintana

Voice of the Arts

WQED-FM "Lead With Music" Fellow Avery Barrera sits down with salsa musician Noel Quintana to discuss love of the conga, musical inspirations, and what it means to be a salsa artist in Pittsburgh.

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Podcasts

@theSymphony

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. 

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.

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.

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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, Jul 29 at 3:00 pmFri, Aug 5 at 3:00 pm

Farmers Grill at Allegheny Commons Market

Visit Blackberry Meadows Farm Farmers Grill Fridays now through November 18, 2022 at the Allegheny Commons Market in the North Side. Enjoy our signature Farmers Grill selections including P.I.G. More info.

Tue, Aug 23 at 7:30 pm

Just Summer Concert: INEZ

The Chamber Music Pittsburgh Just Summer Series lights up The Highline in Pittsburgh’s South Side with three free community parties this August. More info.

Fri, Jul 29 at 3:00 pmFri, Aug 5 at 3:00 pm

Farmers Grill at Allegheny Commons Market

Visit Blackberry Meadows Farm Farmers Grill Fridays now through November 18, 2022 at the Allegheny Commons Market in the North Side. Enjoy our signature Farmers Grill selections including P.I.G. More info.

Fri, Aug 26 at 8:00 pm

Stephen Sondheim's Passion

For Immediate Release: More info.

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