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Classic FM is passionate about making classical music accessible to the widest possible audience.

Classic FM’s goal is to make classical music part of everyone's life, regardless of age or background. The station plays familiar classical music chosen to uplift, soothe, or inspire. Simply put, it’s the perfect antidote to life in the 21st century, with 21st century platforms to consume the brand on.


Classic FM is the only UK FM radio station to broadcast 100% classical music.

Classic FM is the only UK FM radio station to broadcast 100% classical music.

Since Classic FM launched on 7th September 1992 its groundbreaking vision was to create not simply a radio station, but a powerful brand in its own right.

And it hasn't disappointed. In September 2017, Classic FM celebrated its 25th birthday and continues to go from strength to strength.

This is testament to our mix of talented presenters such as John Suchet, Bill Turnbull, Myleene Klass, Alan Titchmarsh, Aled Jones and Charlotte Hawkins, who deliver engaging output that is welcoming, intelligent and relevant.

And the best bit is, Classic FM is available on your FM radio and DAB Digital radio right across the UK!

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Classical music on the go.

The Classic FM app hits all the right notes, with almost one million downloads. It is also available through the Global Player app.

Both apps are available to download on iOS and Android devices. Users are able to tune in to the station, see the programming schedule, get the latest classical music news and much more.

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Discover classical music online, in all its glory. is a fantastic place for classical music fans, old and new to interact and listen to classical music online.

On the website, listeners can tune in to live programmes and even look back over the music that's been played over the last two weeks with the interactive playlist.

You'll also find the stories behind the music being played, composers, up to date news and links to an online shop so you can buy your favourite recordings.


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An event with a touch of class.

Classic FM Live has become a landmark event in the classical music calendar and beyond, held at stunning venues across the UK including the Royal Albert Hall, London.

The night itself is hosted by a selection of our big name presenters, with some of the finest musical talent from around the world.

In 2017, Classic FM marked it's 25th birthday with a celebratory concert performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

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