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More details announced about Bauer’s new classical music radio station

By | Published on Tuesday 19 February 2019

Bauer Media has announced more details about its new classical music radio station Scala Radio, which will go properly live on 4 Mar.

Simon Mayo, Goldie and Mark Kermode have already been confirmed as DJs on the new station. The latest list of presenters confirmed for the new venture include composer Alexis Ffrench, comedian Faye Treacy, Luci Holland, Hannah Cox and that there Anthea Turner.

Launch week will also include a series of programmes putting the spotlight on the London Symphony Orchestra. Says the station: “Listeners can also immerse themselves in one of Britain’s most prestigious orchestras as Jack Pepper curates four shows delving into the recording archive of London’s finest instrumentalists”.

It adds: “For the first show, Jack explores the history of the orchestra, and listeners can expect to hear music by Holst, Tiomkin, Elgar and Berlioz”.

Commenting on the latest updates, Bauer’s Steve Parkinson said: “Scala Radio is reflective of modern life and the place classical music has within it – we are excited for the station to launch [next month] and this varied line-up of presenters to bring it to life”.