Big week for Commercial radio, in the week that Chris Evans returns to Virgin Radio breakfast, another big announcement, Simon Mayo leads the line-up on an all new classical music radio station.

Scala Radio will launch on the 4th March and will look to win listeners over from BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM.

Mayo has presented Radio 2’s drive-time slot for the last eight years, he will continue to co-host his BBC Radio 5 Live Friday film show with Mark Kermode.

According to the BBC Classical music was the fastest growing musical genre in 2018 so this is a great time for Bauer to get into Classic.

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