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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.

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Pittsburgh Concert Channel

The Pittsburgh Concert Channel is your 24-hour home for archived Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcasts.

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Q the Music

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

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Bach, Beethoven, and Brunch

A longtime favorite free series entertains music lovers on the lawn at Mellon Park. Treat yourself to a special Sunday and join us for this buffet of classical melodies.

Regional Asset District’s 25th Anniversary

Investing in our region’s quality of life for 25 years

WQED celebrates the Allegheny Regional Asset District’s 25th Anniversary by bringing listeners interviews with the civic, cultural and recreational treasures that are funded by RAD and that we as a community value so much. 

Kristen Linfante

Voice of the Arts

The Executive Director of Chamber Music Pittsburgh came by to discuss the upcoming season and their new "Pittsburgh Performs Series"!

Chamber Music Seminar

Voice of the Arts

Katya Janpoladyan of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and violinist Alison Fujito play a duet by Dotzauer and discuss their upcoming Chamber Music Seminar.

James Gourlay

Voice of the Arts

James Gourlay of the River City Brass discusses what you can expect to hear from the band, as well as preview their 2019-2020 season.

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Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

Composer Jonathan Leshnoff

Pianist Till Fellner

 

 

Pianist Beatrice Rana

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

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

Fri, Jun 7 at 7:00 pmFri, Jun 21 at 7:00 pm

Young Adult Group

First & Third Friday of each month 7-8:30 PM Individuals 17 years and older gather to share experiences and friendship. Group members are free to choose their activities based on mutual interests. More info.

Fri, Sep 20 at 7:30 pmSat, Sep 21 at 8:00 pm

The Four Nations Ensemble & Chatham Baroque: Foreign Accents

The season begins with a special joint presentation of both the Renaissance & Baroque and Chatham Baroque series. More info.

Fri, Sep 20 at 8:00 pm

The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge

The world-renowned ensemble of undergraduates, directed by Stephen Layton, returns to Pittsburgh with a program of exquisite and glorious choral music, ranging from the Tudors to contemporary masters, including Ešenvalds, Lauridsen, and Tavener, a More info.

Sat, Jun 1 at 12:30 pmSat, Jun 15 at 12:30 pm

Game Day

First & Third Saturdays 12:30-2:30 PM​ Open to all ages! Bring your own card, video and board games or choose some of ours! ​ More info.

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