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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 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.


Bach Beethoven and Brunch hosted by WQED FM

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


Voice of the Arts

Insights and anecdotes from musicians, dancers, artists, actors and directors, as well as audience response.

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. 

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.


Conductors, soloists and composers involved in making great Pittsburgh Symphony performances talk about their music. 


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.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

Jim Cunningham reports from the PSO's domestic and international tours.

WQED Cultural Calendar

Tue, Jul 25 at 12:00 pm

Pianist Patricia Reavel Plays and Sings

Pianist Patricia Reavel plays and sings hits from an earlier time. Light lunch follows. Free-will offering. More info.

Wed, Jul 26 at 7:30 pm

On an Overgrown Path

For our final Wednesday solo showcase this season, master pianist Daniel Pesca brings us a personal, unforgettable journey. More info.

Fri, Jul 28 at 8:00 pmSat, Jul 29 at 8:00 pm

Avenue Q

Alumni Theater Company presents the Tony Award winning musical AVENUE Q. AVENUE Q tells the comedic story of a group of young adults trying to make a living in a world that is different from what they imagined as children. More info.

Fri, Jul 28 at 8:00 pmSat, Jul 29 at 8:00 pm

Sounds, Signposts, and Memories

After the teaser of Cerrone’s masterful Memory Palace on Week 2, we knew you would want more. Tonight we bring Chris to Pittsburgh for a showcase focusing entirely on his work. More info.

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