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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.


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



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

Sat, Jan 20 at 8:00 pmTue, Jan 23 at 7:00 pm

The Long Walk

Pittsburgh Opera brings a gripping, contemporary American opera to the CAPA Theater in Jeremy Howard Beck’s The Long Walk. More info.

Tue, Jan 23 at 7:00 pm

Chamber Music Pittsburgh Presents "The Music of Strangers" Film + AppalAsia

Appalasia, a Pittsburgh-based ensemble of dulcimer, erhu, banjo, and vocals will perform live with a screening of the GRAMMY-nominated film "The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble" to follow a More info.

Tue, Jan 23 at 9:30 pm

Meet The Artists- The Long Walk

Pittsburgh Opera General Director Christopher Hahn interviews the stars of The Long Walk  More info.

Thu, Jan 25 at 7:30 pmFri, Jan 26 at 8:00 pm

“The Music of Bob Dylan” with Steve Hackman and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

January 25-28, Mr. Smalls Presents “The Music of Bob Dylan” with Steve Hackman and the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. More info.

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