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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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"Song of Taiwan"

At the Symphony

Ellen Chen Livingston and pianist Rodrigo Ojeda of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra visit to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year and perform "Song of Taiwan" from composer Tyzen Hsaio.

Tomi Adebayo

WQED Sessions

A local violinist uses an electric violin with a looping pedal to build her own orchestra in this unique episode.

PSO European Tour

See highlights from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2019 European Cities Tour courtesy of our own Jim Cunningham.

WQED + Kindness

One of a Kind Stories

After the tragedy at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue, Barb Grossman and her family started the Pgh Handmade Hearts Campaign.

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. 

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

Tue, Feb 25 at 7:00 pm

The Last American Hammer

Milcom Negley, a one-man militia, rages against the tyranny of federal overreach. He is hunkered down in a rural Toby jug museum in a rust belt Ohio town where Tink Enraught, a mannered curatrix, offers him tea and cookies. More info.

Tue, Feb 25 at 7:00 pm

Love-Hate Relationships - BYOB or Bring Your Own Bard

 Forget Valentine’s Day!  More info.

Wed, Feb 12 at 10:00 amWed, Feb 19 at 10:00 am

Louise Silk: Artist Demonstration

ReNew, an exhibition featuring a selection of vibrant works by Pittsburgh artist Louise Silk, showcases up-cycled fiber pieces that shed light on spiritual and environmental contexts. More info.

Wed, Feb 26 at 8:00 pm

Savage Lands: A Colonial Comedy

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