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


Bass-Baritone Gregg Baker

Voice of the Arts

"Let My People Go: A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad" from The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh will be broadcast LIVE this Friday on WQED-FM at 7:30PM! Gregg stopped by to give some background into the show and the music being played.

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".

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.


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



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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. 


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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, Feb 23 at 7:30 pm

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín More info.

Sat, Feb 23 at 8:00 pmTue, Feb 26 at 7:00 pm

Glory Denied

Based on a book by Tom Philpott, Glory Denied tells the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. More info.

Sun, Feb 24 at 3:00 pm

Organist Martin Baker

The Organ Artists Series (OAS) of Pittsburgh will present organist Martin Baker on Sunday, Feb. 24, 3 p.m., at Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside. More info.

Sun, Feb 24 at 3:00 pm

Music at South Avenue presents a Concert for Black History Month

Rise Kostilnik, oboe; Patricia Deleonibus, flute; Sephanie Swoveland, violin, Catharine Bomstein, soprano, Janet Stivanson, piano, present works of African-American composers: William Grant Still, Clarence Cameron White; Margaret Bonds, Florence P More info.

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