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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.


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.

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!

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

Thu, Apr 25 at 8:00 pmFri, Apr 26 at 8:00 pm

Attack Theatre presents The Rube Goldberg Variations

The Rube Goldberg Variations More info.

Sun, Apr 14 at 4:30 pmFri, Apr 26 at 3:00 pm

Botanicals and More Art Exhibit

Join us April 14-26 as the Allegheny Highlands Botanical Art Society (AHBAS) celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA) with a free botanical art exhibition. More info.

Fri, Apr 26 at 5:00 pm

Toto on Display Open House

Tonight we celebrate the strength of the Toto Community through art and friendship! Visit the center, enjoy or bid on art created by our members, have some refreshments and meet a friendly face! Free to attend. More info.

Fri, Apr 26 at 7:30 pm

Organist John Walker

On Friday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m., organist John Walker will display his astounding artistry at Shadyside Presbyterian Church, located at 5121 Westminster Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. More info.

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