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Music Through the Night Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

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.


Musicians of the PSO

Three members of Musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra stopped by our studio to play the first movement of Haydn Trio No 1 in C from his London Trios!

Classical Holiday Programming

WQED-FM 89.3

Tune into WQED-FM's classical holiday music and programming beginning December 14th and running until New Year's Day!

David Newell "Mr. McFeely"

Jim Cunningham with David Newell aka "Mr. McFeely" of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, to chat about "Won't You Be My Neighbor" and a unique history behind famous Neighborhood characters.

A Look Inside WQED FM

Get a look inside our classical FM studios with Jim Cunningham and Anna Singer!

"Handyman" Joe Negri

WQED’s guitar legend Joe Negri 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.


Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

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

Tue, Sep 18 at 6:30 pmTue, Oct 16 at 6:30 pm

Tune It Tuesday One Year Anniversary

Phat Man Dee and Friends celebrate 1 year anniversary of “Tune It! Tuesdays!” More info.

Wed, Dec 19 at 6:30 pm

Holiday Jazz with Benny Benack II

Celebrate the season with a holiday jazz concert by legendary Pittsburgh saxophonist Benny Benack II and his band of talented jazz pros!  More info.

Fri, Dec 7 at 12:00 pmFri, Dec 14 at 12:00 pm

Magnificat – An Advent Arts Series

30-minute organ recitals in the sanctuary with the option to purchase a light lunch following and enjoy an artist exhibit.  More info.

Sat, Nov 24 at 1:00 pmSat, Dec 1 at 1:00 pm

Celebrity Wrapping Saturdays

For the holidays, Small Mall will be hosting a series of gift wrapping events to help you prepare for the holidays! We’ve invited five artists to design custom wrapping paper for the season, and they’ll be here to wrap your gifts for you. More info.

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