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WQED-FM 89.3 is committed to providing classical music and the other fine arts programming.


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The Pittsburgh Concert Channel is your 24-hour home for archived Pittsburgh Symphony Radio broadcasts.


Q the Music

Pittsburgh Classical Network features the best performances by musicians throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania.


Emanuel Ax

@ the Symphony

Jim Cunningham joined Mr. Ax to talk about Chopin, the love of his life George Sand, a new cd on the way from Yo Yo Ma and much more in this interview recorded after rehearsal at Heinz Hall.

Manfred Honeck

@ the Symphony

Jim Cunningham spoke with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck about the recent concerts at Heinz Hall, as well as the upcoming concert with Mozart's Requiem.

CMU International Film Festival

Voice of the Arts

Hear from Director Jolanta Lion and a group from CMU bout the CMU International Film Festival, which runs from March 16th through April 2nd.

Blaine Siegel - 58th Carnegie International Film Festival

Voice of the Arts

Blaine Siegel, Manager of Public Programs at Carnegie Museum of Art, discusses the 58th Carnegie International Film Festival with Jim Cunningham. The Film Festival runs March 3 through 12, 2023.


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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

Hosted by WQED-FM's Jim Cunningham and CMOA's Dana Bishop-Root, Artists in the World uplifts artistic voices and explores multiple histories, geographies, and current events.

Pittsburgh Symphony on Tour

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

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Pittsburgh Symphony Interviews

María Dueñas and Manfred Honeck

Pianist Jan Lisiecki

Actress & Singer Tamara Tunie, Composer Kathryn Bostic

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho

Conductor Vasily Petrenko

Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan

Violinist Baiba Skride

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

WQED Cultural Calendar

Thu, Mar 23 at 6:00 pm

Innovation and Women’s Entrepreneurship in Japan and the U.S.

Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and the Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania for a free, in-person panel discussion, Innovation and Women’s Entrepreneurship in Japan and the U.S. on March 23. More info.

Thu, Mar 23 at 7:00 pm


Ticket Prices $35 - $73 More info.

Fri, Mar 24 at 7:00 pm

She Scores 2023: New Music by Women Composers

Join us for She Scores 2023, our annual celebration of women composers, performers, and curators!   Tickets are $15 in advance, or pay-what-you-wish tickets are available at the door.   More info.

Fri, Mar 24 at 7:00 pm

Kamratōn presents She Scores

Join us for She Scores 2023, our original concert series since 2017 that celebrates women composers Program Emily Cook: Preoccupations (2023)* Brittany J. Green: Intersections (2017) Younghi Pagh-Paan: Bi-Yu (1999) More info.

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