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WQED-FM 89.3 is committed to providing classical music and the other fine arts programming to entertain, inform and enrich the Western Pennsylvania region. The only classical radio station in the Pittsburgh area, WQED-FM is a lively advocate for the arts both locally and nationally.

Q the Music

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

Pittsburgh Concert Channel

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

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The Pittsburgh Symphony celebrates 10 years of Manfred Honeck as Music Director. Learn more.

Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Conductor Juanjo Mena

Violinist Ray Chen

Conductor Christoph König

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov

Cellist Maximilian Hornung

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

Sat, Feb 17 at 8:00 pmTue, Feb 20 at 7:00 pm

Ashes & Snow

Pittsburgh Opera is proud to produce our second world premiere in two years. This time the work will be performed in the intimate environs of Pittsburgh Opera’s historic headquarters in the Strip District. More info.

Sun, Feb 25 at 4:00 pm

"Austria and Croatia"

The Slippery Rock University Chamber Singers join the Academy Chamber Ensemble and guest Bassist Gino Faraci for "Austria and Croatia" as Central Presbyterian Church in Tarentum continues its concert series.  This concert puts Austrian Classical a More info.

Sun, Feb 25 at 4:00 pm

"Austria and Croatia"

The Slippery Rock University Chamber Singers join the Academy Chamber Ensemble and guest Bassist Gino Faraci for "Austria and Croatia" as Central Presbyterian Church in Tarentum continues its concert series.    More info.

Sun, Feb 25 at 7:00 pm

Escape From the Holocaust: Jewish Refugees and Aliyah Bet

Join us on Sunday, February 25 at the Holocaust Center for a public lecture by scholar Dr. Esther Raizen! More info.

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