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WQED-FM 89.3 is committed to providing classical music and the other fine arts programming.


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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.


Virginia Johnson

Voice of the Arts

Hear dance legend Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director of Dance Theater of Harlem, discuss "Orange", the collaboration with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatreunder way at the August Wilson Center through March 24.

Composer Carl Davis

Voice of the Arts

Conductor and Composer Carl Davis previews the world premiere of his score for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater production of "The Great Gatsby" at The Benedum Center from February 8 - 18th.

Manfred Honeck

Manfred Honeck live in the QED Morning Show studio with a look at the Mozart and Tchaikovsky program with the Pittsburgh Symphony beginning on Valentine’s Day 2019.

Bell'Art Ensemble

Voice of the Arts

Raquel Winnica Young and pianist Billie Jo Miller, with guest soprano Patricia Ana Gonzalez Garate perform "Gala Del Dia" from their upcoming "An Argentinan Pair" February 9 and 10. 

Chatham Baroque

The members of Chatham Baroque stopped by the QED Morning Show to chat and perform the first movement of Nicola Matteis' "Suite of Ayres".


Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

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

Thu, Mar 21 at 7:30 pmSun, Mar 31 at 12:00 pm

Cultural Screening: Florence and the Uffizi

The 2019 Spring Cultural Screenings at The Tull Family Theater kick off with a look at Florence and its celebrated Renaissance works in Florence and the Uffizi. Screenings are Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 31, at noon. More info.

Fri, Mar 15 at 8:00 pmSat, Mar 16 at 8:00 pm

The Gondoliers - Pittsburgh Savoyards

The Gondoliers or, the King of Barataria combines two different groups with two different storylines that collide in one boisterous and joyous show! More info.

Fri, Mar 8 at 12:00 pmFri, Mar 15 at 12:00 pm

Blossoms In the Desert - Organ and Artwork in the Lenten Season

Organ recitals in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church at noon each Friday during Lent.  The recitals will be presented by current students and recent graduates of Seton Hill University. More info.

Fri, Mar 22 at 5:00 pm

Spring Equinox Oracle Readings by Centa Schumacher

Join Small Mall featured artist Centa Schumacher for an evening of oracle readings in the shop. Centa will be giving readings from her custom deck, The Radiant Threshold, which is also available for purchase in the shop.  More info.

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