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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.

Sponsors

The Pittsburgh Symphony celebrates 10 years of Manfred Honeck as Music Director. Learn more.

Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

Pianist Kirill Gerstein

Conductor Juanjo Mena

Violinist Ray Chen

Conductor Christoph König

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov

Cellist Maximilian Hornung

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

Sun, Jul 22 at 2:00 pm

Arabella

Our Richard Strauss Series continues with Arabella, the tenth of the composer’s fifteen operas and the last created in collaboration with the famed librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal. More info.

Sun, Jul 22 at 4:00 pm

River City Brass Quintet

Enjoy a program in air-conditioned comfort of favorite tunes by world-renowned musicians. More info.

Sun, Jul 22 at 6:00 pm

East Winds Symphonic Band in Concert in Cabot, PA

Enjoy a program of favorite marches, movie themes, showtunes and symphonic band classics in a traditional summer outdoor setting. More info.

Tue, Jul 24 at 12:00 pm

Noon Recital, Andrea Blough

Andrea Blough, soprano, presents French melodies and English lullabies. Accompanied by Harriett Miller. No charge but contributions received during light lunch that follows at 12:30 p.m. More info.

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