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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.


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

Fri, Aug 18 at 7:00 pm

Family Movie Night – STAR WARS

Bring the whole family for an fun-filled evening at one of the country’s oldest movie houses! More info.

Sat, Aug 19 at 12:00 pm

5th Annual Homewood Cemetery Founders' Day Celebration

With the start of centennials for World War I, the 5th Annual Founders’ Day Celebration of The Homewood Cemetery Historical Fund will explore Pittsburgh’s many connections to “The Great War.”  Tales of soldiers will share the spotlight with lesser More info.

Sat, Aug 19 at 2:00 pm

Kelly Classic Movie Musicals! – The Wiz + Chicago

East Liberty native and KST namesake Gene Kelly helped to shape the Hollywood musical, both on and off screen. Join us in a celebration of his legacy with a day of classic movie musicals on the big screen. More info.

Thu, Sep 7 at 7:00 pmSat, Sep 9 at 7:00 pm

International Jazz Poetry Month 2017

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City presents:International Jazz Poetry Month 2017   September 7th - October 1st More info.

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