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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.

Sponsors

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

Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

Cellist Maximilian Hornung Interview

Ask Me Anything with Percussionist Colin Currie

Percussionist Colin Currie discusses the February 10 and 12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

Composer James MacMilan discusses the February 10 and 12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concerts

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

Tue, Dec 12 at 1:00 pm

Tuesday Musical Club Concert for Strings, Winds and Harp!

The TMC String Ensemble, Wind Ensemble  conducted by Paul Critser and Harpist Julia Scott present : Mourning Call - an original work by composer Judith Brice written for Flute, Violin. English Horn, Cello, Baritone and Harp More info.

Thu, Dec 14 at 6:30 pm

Pittsburgh Festival Opera Presents: Merry Madrigals at the Mansions

Join Pittsburgh Festival Opera for an evening of merriment and mirth as we celebrate the season in the holiday splendor of Mansions on Fifth. More info.

Fri, Dec 15 at 7:30 pmSun, Dec 17 at 3:00 pm

Amahl and the Night Visitors

Our holiday tradition of Amahl returns December 15 & 17 with a new production at the Charity Randall Theatre at the University of Pittsburgh starring Aspinwall native Liam McCarthy!  Alongside this family favorite, we are thrilled to feature r More info.

Fri, Dec 15 at 7:30 pm

Christmas in East Liberty Concert

An East Liberty Tradition! The most highly anticipated concert of East Liberty Presbyterian Church’s Cathedral Concert season returns with holiday favorites for brass, organ, choir, and audience on Friday, December 15 at 7:30 pm. More info.

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