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Classic FM signs Freddie De Tommaso to host new series Notes from Italy

British-Italian tenor Freddie De Tommaso is joining Classic FM to host a new six-part series celebrating the classical music of Italy.

Publication date: 03.04.2024

Dan Walker reveals nation’s favourite in Classic FM Hall of Fame

The top 300 pieces of classical music were played on Classic FM across the Easter weekend, with the new number one revealed by Dan Walker just before 9pm this evening.

Publication date: 01.04.2024

Tim Lihoreau to host Classic FM weekend Breakfast in schedule changes

Classic FM’s new schedule for 2024 will see Tim Lihoreau hosting the weekend Breakfast Show and Stephen Mangan joining the station.

Publication date: 04.01.2024

Stephen Mangan joins Classic FM to host new weekend show

Comedian, author, actor and presenter Stephen Mangan is joining the line-up at Classic FM to host a new Sunday afternoon 4pm to 7pm.

Publication date: 04.01.2024

Dan Walker signs up for breakfast on Classic FM

Classic FM has hired former BBC Breakfast and 5 Live presenter Dan Walker to host its breakfast show. He replaces Tim Lihoreau who left the show after almost 12 years in December.

Publication date: 03.01.2024

Classic FM breakfast presenter Tim Lihoreau to step down from the show

Tim Lihoreau, presenter of Classic FM’s More Music Breakfast, is stepping down from the programme after almost 12 years. He’s not leaving the station though, Tim will continue to host programmes in the new year with details coming soon.

Publication date: 15.12.2023

Classic FM Live is returning to London’s Royal Albert Hall in 2024

Classic FM will celebrate the best classical anthems of all time with a live concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall next year. Classic FM Live on Monday 22nd April 2024 will include Handel’s Zadok the Priest, Finlandia by Sibelius and By the Beautiful Blue Danube by Johann Strauss Jr.

Publication date: 29.11.2023

Jeremy Hunt says he “used to be a Latin dancer with no great skill”

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt sat down with Classic FM's Moira Stuart to pick his choice of classical music tracks, to chat about his life and what the future holds for him.

Publication date: 04.11.2023

Classic FM’s Pet Classics returns for Bonfire Night

Classic FM is bringing back its programme to help keep anxious pets – and their owners – calm and relaxed this firework season. For the 6th year running, Classic FM’s Pet Classics returns and will be hosted by the station’s weekend presenter and dog-lover Charlotte Hawkins.

Publication date: 23.10.2023

Giovanna Fletcher and Peppa Pig join Classic FM for Family Classics Day

Best-selling author and podcast host Giovanna Fletcher and Peppa Pig are making their radio-presenting debuts on Classic FM this weekend.

Publication date: 18.10.2023