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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.

Jim Cunningham experienced a speedy delivery when David Newell, Mr. McFeely of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, stopped by to chat about upcoming screenings of "Won't You Be My Neighbor" and some unique history behind famous Neighborhood characters. Listen to the full podcast HERE!

WQED’s guitar legend Joe Negri at age 92 in 2018 tells the story of his years with Fred Rogers as Handyman Negri on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood and as the proprietor of Negri’s Music Shop. Listen to the full interview HERE.

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The Pittsburgh Symphony celebrates 10 years of Manfred Honeck as Music Director. Learn more.

Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Conductor Juanjo Mena

Violinist Ray Chen

Conductor Christoph König

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov

Cellist Maximilian Hornung

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.

WQED Cultural Calendar

Sat, Sep 22 at 10:00 amSat, Sep 22 at 11:30 am

Chatham Baroque’s Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions

Especially for preschool children and their accompanying grown-ups, Chatham Baroque’s Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions encourage young children to become active and enthusiastic listeners through music, dance, and games. More info.

Sat, Sep 22 at 11:00 am

Sculpture Fest 2018 and Fire Tree

Sculpture Fest 2018 is the second annual celebration of sculpture in its various forms.  It is the only art festival in Pittsburgh devoted to sculpture.  It includes community interaction, experimentation and hands-on experiences for the public wi More info.

Sat, Sep 22 at 10:00 amSat, Sep 22 at 11:30 am

Chatham Baroque’s Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions

Especially for preschool children and their accompanying grown-ups, Chatham Baroque’s Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions encourage young children to become active and enthusiastic listeners through music, dance, and games. More info.

Sat, Sep 22 at 1:00 pm

InVision 2nd Annual Fall Festival: Buried Treasures!

It’s a buccaneer-style family-friendly event featuring wheelchair-accessible hayrides, games, pumpkin painting, pumpkin launch, caricature artist, cruise vacation raffle, free concert featuring Corned Beef and Curry Band, and more. More info.

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