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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.


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.


WQED + Kindness

Our role is the community for 65 years has been to provide a safe, inclusive place for all. Now we are celebrating these shared values more than ever. We invite the you to share your day-to-day acts of kindness!

Chamber Music Pittsburgh

Voice of the Arts

"The Charlie Chaplin Silent Picture Show" plays at the Mattress Factory April 23rd. Pianist Tom Roberts and clarinetist Mary Beth Malek stopped by to chat about and play tunes from the concert.

Young Audition Winners

Voice of the Arts

Watch three performances from Pittsburgh Concert Society's Young Audition Winners when they visited WQED-FM's studios to play various pieces and preview their upcoming concert.

PSO: "Music for Food"

At the Symphony

Four members of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra play an excerpt from the Britten Phantasy Quartet and preview "Music for Food", a national effort helping to feed hungry Americans.

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

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



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

Mon, May 27 at 6:30 pm


Finnish orchestral rock band Apocalyptica brings its show, Plays Metallica By Four Cellos, Monday night to the Carnegie Library of Homestead’s Music Hall. More info.

Mon, May 27 at 7:30 pm

15th Season preview of JULIUS CAESAR at Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks - BYOB or Bring Your Own Bard

BRUSH UP YOUR SHAKESPEARE or just listen to our players as BYOB--Bring Your Own Bard! Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks previews its 15th season production of JULIUS CAESAR. More info.

Tue, May 28 at 7:00 pm

We Are Among Us American Sign Language

With her military contractor career firmly behind her, single mother Laura finally has her son front-and-center in her life. More info.

Thu, May 30 at 7:00 pm

burnbabyburn: An American Dream

BURNBABYBURN: AN AMERICAN DREAM By a.k. payne Directed by Reginald L. DouglasLester Hamburg Studio More info.

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